China 1912: Short Stamp Set. First President, mint

China Republic,1912: Short Stamp Set. First President, mint

China Republic stamp set

Republic of China 1912: Honouring the 1st president of the republic, Yuan Shi-kai. Short stamp set 1 Cent up to 1 Dollar. Scott# 190 – 199 ( less 198, 200, 201 ).

Fine lot – some stamps have original gum ( also the 1 $ val. )

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Antrique Chinese Leisure Seal by Zhou Boshan

Chinese Leisure Seal carved by Zhou Boshan

Chinese Leisure Seal carved by Zhou Boshan

Chinese Leisure Seal carved by Zhou Boshan

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Decorative Chinese leisure seal from the end of Qing – beginning of Republic Period, engraved by the seal carver Zhou Boshan (周白山).

Beige stone, pictorial side engraving and signed Si Xue (四雪).

As actual seal 12 characters are engraved (2 lines from a Song-Dynasty poem) ming-yue xian yan ye-yu, luo hua jing yong chun mian (明月闲延夜语,落花静拥春眠) The bright mood is idle, extending the night. Silently the petals of the flowers drop embracing the sleep of the spring.

29 x 27 x 39 mm, good condition.

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China Chinkiang Post. Local Post Stamps on Postcard 1900

Imperial China 1900: Chinkiang Post. Peking vintage postcard (railway station and coal hill ) with 3 Jinjiang ( Chinkiang ) stamps.

Chinkiang Post
Chinkiang Post

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Sent as postcard from Chinkiang to Altenburg in Germany. Forwarded by French Post in China. Altenburg – arrivalmark.

Franked by a 15 Cents and 2 Half-cents local stamps, tied by bilingual Chinkiang Postal Service – cancellations.

Fine condition. Very scarce!

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Two Scott# 1L43 A11 Stamps on Chinese Military Cover 1945 NE Region

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

Chinese Postal History NE cover

Postal History Scarce Chinese military 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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Taiwan Stamps Madame Chiang Kai-shek and League Emblem on Cover

Madame Chiang Kai-shek and League Emblem FDC Taiwan 1961

Taiwan FDCTaiwan FDC Madame Jiang Kai-shek

Taiwan 1961: First Day Cover franked with complete set of Madame Chiang Kai-shek and League Emblem stamps. Postal cancellation and 2 different commemorative cancellations.

The cover has been sent Taipeh to Denver.

Scott# 1311 – 1314, Michel# 402 – 405. Good condition.

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