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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

K.K. Kriegsmarine Lloyd Dampfer VII“ and S.M.S. Monarch Strikes on Postcard

W.W.I.: Vintage postcard, sent from the S.M.S. Wien with red strike „ K.K. Kriegsmarine Lloyd Dampfer VII“ and black „K.u.K. Kriegsmarine S.M.S. Monarch“ cancellation. 1917.

Lloyd Dampfer VII

Minor aging, corner knocks.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Chinese Stamp as Block of Four. 1909

Imperial China 1909: Temple of Heaven. 1st year of reign of Emperor Xuan Tong.
Scott# 131, Michel Nr. 79.

Original gum, half of it somewhat dull due to storage. Upper right corner of margin still has a small part of that foil.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Republic of China 1929: Unification Issue Stamp Set Xinjiang, unused

1929: Republic of China Xinjiang Province: Mint Set Chiang Kai Shek, Jiang Jieshi, ( Scott 25 – 28, Michel 58 – 61 ). For use in Sinkiang overprint in red. U(nused set.

Sinkiang overprint stamp set

As for the condition of the stamps: 1 ct no gum 4, 10 cents MNH original gum 1 Dollar: gum, slight hinge mark.

Clean, fresh, fine condition.

Monday, April 18, 2011

China Letter 1973 to former Premier Zhou Enlai 1973

Cultural Revolution, 1973: Envelope with 8 Fen stamp, addressed to the former Prime Minister Zhou Enlai.

letter to Zhou Enlai

At the reverse is a red strike – for mail to the Political Bureau of the Communist Party.

Fine condition.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Gallery of Postal History: Covers, used Postcards, Stationery at AC Antique Collectibles : Page 1 of 15

Gallery of Postal History: Covers, used Postcards, Stationery at AC Antique Collectibles : Page 1 of 15

PR China North-East Area Stamp. Double Printed 20000 Dollar Val

Peoples Republic of China stamp, 20.000 Dollar val for use in North East.
Scott# IL175, Michel Nr. 169.

China stamp 20000 Dollars

Double printed ( There are 3 lines at the very left frame – the original has only 2 lines. So it is not smeared but printed twice).

Friday, April 15, 2011

Stamp set Snub-nosed Langur 1963 imperforate CTO. China 1963

Peoples Republic of China: Stamp set Snub-nosed Langur 1963, imperforate set.

Snub-nosed Langur stamp set

Scott# 713-715, Michel Nr. 741-43 B. Cancelled to order, lightly hinged. Very fine condition.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Shanghai, China, 1941: Selfmade mail ( brown wrapping paper) as registered letter to USA Baltimore.


Attached are 8 stamps: SYS 10 Dollar, Scott# 362 ( fault) and 9 vals from the overprinted martyr series from 1941 Scott # 477 as single and as pair, # 479 as block of 4.

Red Nov. 1941 strikes and violet Febr. 1942 Baltimore-arrival strikes.

Some creasing of cover.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Post to verify our entry

Mixed Franking on First Glider Flight Wien Semmering 1933 Letter

1933 Air mail cover „ Erster Segelflug Wien Semmering 1933“.

First Glider Flight Cover

10, 15, 25, 30, 80 Groschen and one Shilling air mail stamps. Segelflugausstellung Robert Kornfeld, 22. 1. 33 –cancellations.

1. Oesterr. Segel-Flugpost Wien Semmering Jaenner 1933 – commemorative strike.
Fine condition.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

SMS Adria Marine Fieldpost 1915. Censor Mark

Dubrovnik Ragusa vintage postcard with people in national costumes.
„Zensuriert S.M.S. Adria 7.II.15 Marine-Feldpost“ – cancellation.

SMS Adria Marine censor

Pola to Koenigshof. Fine condition.

Saturday, April 09, 2011

Singapore postcard from 1934 Sago Manufactory

Old b/w Singapore postcard „Sago Manufactory“. Photo postcard, depicting workers carrying sacks.

Singapore postcard 1934

1934 as postcard to Hungary. Fine condition.

More Singapore Postcards: HERE

Friday, April 08, 2011

Two censored Covers Wien to USA from Post World War II.

Two censored covers sent Wien to the USA, a registered one to Los Angeles and on to Newark, which has been returned.

censored covers sent Wien to the USA

Both have been opened by censors and have been resealed with a brown tape.

Both are in fine condition.

Monday, April 04, 2011

Decorative, unusual Business Cover with Agricultural Machine. 1911

Moldavia 1911: Very attractive company letter with a huge image of an agricultural machine at reverse.

Advertising cover

Business cover of Pejšek Kralupy, first Czech company K.u.K. pat.motoru "Vltavan". Kraluy to Belovsi.

Kralup a.d. Moldau 31. 1. 11 - cancellation. Fine condition.

Kralupy nad Vltavou is a city in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.