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Monday, February 01, 2016

1893 Shanghai Postage Paid 1 Cent Cover

Imperial China Shanghai Postage Paid 1 Cent Cover

Imperial China Shanghai Postage Paid 1 Cent Cover

Imperial China 1893: Mint cover Shanghai Postage Paid 1 Cent. Embossed, oval-shaped imprint at top: Shanghai Local Post 1893 工部信馆.

Unused cover in very good condition, 13,7 x 7,8 cm.

Original gum.

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Friday, January 29, 2016

Chinese Empress Dowager 8 Cents on 6 Cents Stamp MNH

Imperial China Stamp Empress Dowager 8 Cents on 6 Cents MNH

Imperial China stamp

Imperial Chinese Post 1897: Empress Dowager stamp from 1894, 6 Cents overprint from 1897, 8 Cents.

Michel Nr. 20 II, Scott# 33, unused, MNH, original gum, good condition.

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Chinese Stamps Special: Sun Yat Sen Pair of 50 $ as Trail Print

China Republic Stamps Pair of 50 Dollar SYS as Trial Print

Scarce chinese stamp

China Republic Stamps Pair of 50 Dollar SYS as Trial Print China Republic Period: Pair of cut stamps.

Sun Yat Sen 50 Yuan, violet-grey. Broad margins, very good condition.

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Scare Chinese Postal History 1945 North East 东川重慶 抗戰勝利纪念

Scare Chinese Postal History 1945 North East Michel Nr. 55B

scarce Chinese cover

Scare Chinese Postal History 1945 North East Michel Nr. 55B

Nord-East China 1945: Military cover with 2 x 50 Yuan stamps 10th anniversary start of war against Japan Hand holding Rifle), Scott: 1L43 A11, Michel Nr. 55B (cut). 

Special cancellation: 东川重慶 抗戰勝利纪念 Dong-chuan Chongqing kang zhan shengli jinian (Remember the triumphantly Dongchuan Chongqing battle (against Japan). 

Imprint at reverse: 中华民国陆海空军副司都示 21,2 x 10,3 cm. Moderate wear due to age.

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Germany 1920: Sarre overprinted 80 Pfennig Stamp on Cover

Sarre: Scarce overprinted 80 Pfennig Sarre Stamp on Cover

Scarce overprinted 80 Pfennig Sarre Stamp
Postal History Scarce overprinted Sarre Stamp

Germany / Saar / Sarre: Scarce overprinted 80 Pfennig Stamp on Cover

Scarce 80 Pfennig Germania stamp with Sarre overprint on cover, CTO.

Clean cover from 1920 in good condition.

The upper right corner of the stamp has a minor fault. (It rather seems that its because the paper is slightly uneven than that a tear exists). ( Michel DEM 2,500 after old Michel catalogue).

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Deutsche Seepost Asiatische Hauptlinie f Postcard China Stamp

Deutsche Seepost Asian Line Postcard 1903 to England

Chinese Postal History
Chinese Postal History



Deutsche Seepost: b/w postcard depicting an Egyptian lady hitting the water pipe. Shipped 1903 as postcard by Deutsche Seepost to England.

10 Pfennig Germania stamp with “China” imprint, Deutsche Seepost Asiatische Hauptlinie f 24 7 03 – cancellation.

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Monday, January 11, 2016

Republic of China WWII Letter Censored

Republic of China Censored Letter to USA 1942

Chinese Postal History

Fuzhou China, Republic Period, World War 2: Strip of 4 Sun Yatsen 10 Cent stamps, tied by bilingual MINROW – FOOCHOW 1942. (福州闽侯县)

Sent to California, USA. Opened and resealed by Censor, C. 255

Some wear, a part at upper right side is missing due to rough opening..

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