Search This Blog

Friday, September 28, 2007

Imperial China: Short Stamp Set 1898. Mint

Chinese stamps from1898: 10 stamps from the London prints, Scott 98 – 109 in generally fine condition, with 2 colour varieties of the 5 vents val.

½ cent to 5 cents MNG, 10 cents to 5 Dollars with original gum, hinged. One of the 5 cents stamps has slight faults at upper margin. The 5 Dollar stamp has a slightly short tooth at the lower right corner.

Clean and fresh lot, no thins.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Old Shanghai, China: 4 Cents Block. 15 Stamps

Imperial Shanghai, China: 4 Cents Block. 15 Stamps

1893: Imperial China, Shanghai Local post. 4 Cents val as Block of 15 stamps with margins at upper and lower part.

MNH, fine condition.

Thursday, September 06, 2007

1907. Peking Temple. Military Post to Qingdao.

We recently added quite a few postcards like this one:

Imperial China 1907: Peking. b/w vintage postcard with view at a temple.

Sent as postcard to Qingdao. Surcharged Germania stamp „Peking Deutsche Post“ – cancellation. The sender was a German soldier of the 1. Company in Beijing.

Scarce, violet „ Stab der Gesandtschaftsschutzwache Peking „ – cancellation.

Fine condition.