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Lots 85 - 114,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
85 */U   

Liberated Areas
Collection of Definitive Issues

1949-50, Gate of Heavenly Peace, Farmers and Factory issues for North China, Northeast China and Port Arthur and Dairen, 117 mint or used stamps, three covers and one unused stationery envelope, minor flaws possible on used material, nice quality overall, no gum as issued, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
200.00 
 
86 */U   

Northeast China
Post World War II Transition Local Issues
Collection

1945-46, over 350 mostly mint stamps (7 - used) in singles, pairs, blocks, and one cancelled envelope (Shenyang), representing overprints on Manchukuo stamps from 37 different districts, some overprint varieties described, the Collection also includes original issues produced in Andun, Hailar and Qiqihar, beautiful quality unit, full OG, F/VF or better
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
275.00 
 
87 */U   1L1/132 var

Collection

1946-49, 320 mint and used stamps, including several blocks of four, starting with nice range of Mao Tse-tung definitive set, showing stamps of issues differ by color shades or types of paper with later surcharges, then practically complete with numerous shade varieties and as extra unlisted surcharges on local issues commemorating Victory over Japan, 35th Anniversary of the Republic and etc., nice quality overall with just a few defects on used stamps, no gum as issued, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
240.00 
 
88 **   1L36a
1947, 22nd Anniversary of Nanking Road Incident, 2y- 100y, souvenir sheet of seven, practically perfect quality item, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $375
190.00 
 
89 **   1L44a
1947, 10th Anniversary of the Sino-Japanese War, 10y- 100y, souvenir sheet of four, fresh condition, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $475
200.00 
 
90 */U   2L1/71

Port Arthur and Dairen
Collection

1946-49, 50 mostly mint stamps (17- used) and used stationery postcard (light fold), surcharges on Manchurian issues, Labor Day, Victory over Japanese, Russian Revolution, Stalin and etc., minor flaws possible on used material, mainly fresh and F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
400.00 
 
91  2L50-52
1948, "Kwantung Postal Administration", surcharges in red, black or green on Manchukuo stamps, $20/2f light green, $50/4f yellow green and $100/20f, complete set of three, nice and fresh, full OG, LH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,900
600.00 
 
92 (*)   2L70-71
1949, Stalin's Birthday, 20y purple and 20y rose red, complete set of two, affixed over a part of commemorative booklet, mostly VF, C.v. $180++
90.00 
 
93 **   2L72-76
1950, Gate of Heavenly Peace, 10y-100y, complete set of five, the "key" stamp with right sheet margin, nice condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $735
425.00 
 
94 */U   Yang #NC5/413

North China
Collection

1937-50, 330 mint and used stamps, 16 covers and 2 unused stationery postcards, starting with Chin-Cha-Ki Border area issues, Large and Small Victory stamps with numerous varieties and later surcharges, Chairman Mao perforated and imperforated sets, Tangshan surcharges on Dr. Sun Yat-sen stamps, Bird over the Globe items, two pre-paid postal receipts in blue and gray violet (no guarantee), Farmer Plowing, Chairman Mao stamps and further surcharges, then nice range of Beijing surcharges on Dr. Sun Yat-sen stamps, Labor Day, Communist Party issues and more, minor flaws possible on used items, overall fresh condition, mainly no gum as issued, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
950.00 
 
95    Yang #NC19, NC25
1946, native cover with original enclosure from Hebei Prov. to Beijing, franked by two horizontal pairs of large ($4 vermilion) and small ($1 pale red) Victory issue, cancelled by "25.6.46", Beijing "29.6.46" arrival marking, minor conveyance flaws, mostly VF
95.00 
 
96    Yang #NC120, NC123
1949, native cover from Tangshan (suburb of Tientsin) to Beijing, franked by a single of $2000 on $500 and vertical pair of $5000 on $500, each one with large space between characters, tied by Tangshan date stamp, Beijing"25.3.49" arrival marking, mostly VF
150.00 
 
97    Yang #NC292-93, NC295
1949, native cover from Jinyuan (Shanxi Prov.) to Beijing, franked altogether by 13 surcharges (second set) on Farmer Plowing stamps, including $30 on $10,000 purple in block of ten and a single, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF and scarce
210.00 
 
98    Yang #NC318, NC327, NC353
1949, native cover from Baoding (Hebei Prov.) to Beijing, franked by four values, including "Chinese People Post" surcharge $12 on $200 violet red, tied by Baoding ds, Beijing "15.5.49" arrival marking, mostly VF
100.00 
 
99    1000 var

Unlisted Inner Mongolia Local issue

1949, red band cover from Jiuyuan district of Baotou to Beijing, franked by five (block of four and a single) Silver Yuan black surcharges 5c on Dr. Sun Yat-sen $20,000 orange, each one with text at the top obliterated by violet ink, tied by Jiuyuan date stamp "16.10.49" in Chinese, postmarked on arrival by "9.11.49" Beijing marking, opened for display, mainly VF and with high probability unique item, Chinese guarantee hs
3750.00 
 
100 */U   4L1/68

Northwest China
Collection

1945-49, almost 100 mint or used stamps and four covers (one - defected), nice range of Pagoda in Yenan issues with further surcharges, overprints on "no value indicated" transports and Dr. Sun Yat-sen stamps, and finally Mao and Great Wall set, minor flaws possible on used material, fresh condition unit, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
375.00 
 
101    4L45-46
1950, native cover with enclosure from Sian (Shensi Prov.) to Beijing, franked by three "People's Post. Kansu" overprinted values, including horizontal pair of stamp in carmine, Sian "3.6.50" date stamp, Beijing arrival"8.6.50" and red dater "June.9.50" markings, mostly VF
150.00 
 
102    4L53, 4L55, 4L57
1950, native cover with enclosure from Tianshui (Kansu Prov.) to Beijing, franked by six "People's Post. Kansu" on Dr. Sun Yat-sen overprints, tied by Tianshui "7.6.50" date stamp, Beijing arrival "17.6.50" and red dater "June.17.50" markings, mostly VF
150.00 
 
103    4L65, 4L67
1950, native cover with enclosure from Sian (Shensi Prov.) to Beijing, franked by seven adhesives, including Mao Tse-tung stamps of $50 and $200 in horizontal pairs, tied by Sian "24.1.50" marking , Beijing arrival "28.1.50"ds, marked by addressee on "Feb.4.50", mostly VF
150.00 
 
104 **   Yang #NW103-06

Local issues
Yili-Tacheng-Artai Area

1949, Worker designs, $10-$500, complete set of four, printed on thick grayish white paper, no gum as issued, NH, F/VF
150.00 
 
105 */U   Yang #EC5/473

East China
Collection

1942-50, 425 mint or used stamps and four postal history items, including stationery postcard, starting with fragments of Shantung issues, then Kiangsu and Anhwei stamps with further surcharges, continues with nicely presented East China People's Post issues, surcharges on Dr. Sun Yat-sen stamps and more, used items can have quality problem, nice quality overall, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
400.00 
 
106    Yang #EC175
1949, native cover with pre-print in green (original letter is enclosed) sent from Nanjing to Beijing, franked by black surcharge $500 on $10 brown, tied by Nanjing "22.6.49" date stamp, postmarked on arrival by "24.6.49" Beijing receiver, VF
95.00 
 
107  Yang #EC209
1942, Five Pointed Star, 20c pale green, enlarged margins single printed on thin yellowish paper, minor usual foxing, no gum as issued, VF
240.00 
 
108  Yang #EC275-77
1945, Junk, Torch and Pigeon, no value indicated stamps overprinted "For Internal Use", complete set of three, fresh and nice, no gum as issued, VF
95.00 
 
109    Yang #EC458, EC461
1950, Shanghai surcharges $400 on $200 orange red and $1600 on $2000 apple green in horizontal pairs used on native cover from Shanghai to Beijing, tied by Shanghai "2.2.50" marking, arrival date stamp reads "5.2.50", mostly VF
95.00 
 
110 */U   Yang #CC15/166, LCC39-51

Central China
Collection

1948-50, 225 mint or used stamps and seven postal history items (two defected), starting with West Honan Mao Tse-tung various issues with later surcharges, then Dr. Sun Yat-sen surcharges, Worker-Peasant-Soldier, Five Pointed Star, Liberation of Hankow perforated and imperforated sets, further surcharges of People's Posts, finally Jiangxi set, some flaws possible on used items, otherwise nice quality unit, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
375.00 
 
111    Yang #CC66, CC68, CC141-42
1949, native cover from Kaifeng (Honan Prov.) to Beijing, franked by four values, including two stamps of Liberation of Hankow with overprints "Renminbi Currency", tied by Kaifeng "4.11.49" date stamp, Beijing arrival "6.11.49"marking, mostly VF
95.00 
 
112 */U   7L1/22, 8L1/56

South and Southwest China
Collection

1949-50, South section includes Pearl River Bridge issue with later surcharges, the total is 21 stamps and one cover, Southwest section includes People's Army and Liberation issues plus range of further surcharges, as well as three nice covers, one of which from Longquan to Beijing is bearing three different types of surcharges, minor flaws should be expected on used items, fresh quality overall, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
275.00 
 
113    8L22, 8L25
1950, native cover from Longquan (Szechuan Prov.) to Beijing, franked by Chungking surcharges on Liberation Army issue, $500 on $100 carmine and $2000 on $200 blue in horizontal and vertical pairs, tied by Longquan "5.5.50"date stamp, postmarked on arrival "18.5.50" at Beijing, VF
140.00 
 
114 */U F  

Balance of the Collection
Mainly Reference Postal Items of Revolutionary Districts in the Liberated Areas

1928-37, reprints of Hunan-Kiangsi, Soviet Posts of Central District and postage dues, ten various fiscal stamps with design closed to postage stamps and two parts of documents, as well as black-and-white photos of Communist Posts rarities, profusely described on original pages, mostly VF
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100.00