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. )

More Chinese Stamps from Republic Period

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.
More Postal History: HERE

Shanghai Opium smoker. Old, authentic Chinese photo

China: Opium Smoker. Old Photo

Old China Photo with Opium Smoker.

click image to open

Shanghai Opium smoker. Old, authentic Chinese photo, depicting a Chinese man on a bed, smoking Opium.

This is an original photo from the early 1920s.

6,5 x 45,8 inches (16,5 x 12 cm). Fixed on thin cardboard at the upper 2 corners.

More old Chinese Photoss: HERE

Chinese Leisure Seal by Lou Xinhu 楼辛壶篆刻

Chinese Leisure Seal by Lou Xinhu

 

Small Chinese Leisure seal by the artist Lou Xinhu 楼辛壶 (1881 – 1950), who most of all was famous for his paintings.

As actual seal 5 characters have been carved: 人生行轩耳 rensheng xing xuan er (hard to translate, basically: life conducts you to end up on a carriage [old type of curtained carriage] with ears [means: no privacy, everyone can hear you] ).
Side-engraving with signature of the artist.

16 x 16 x 44 mm, good condition.

More Chinese Seals: HERE

collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Sun Yat Sen 2 Dollar stamp sheet. 40 Stamps. MNH

collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Sun Yat Sen 2 Dollar stamp sheet. 40 Stamps. MNH:.

Sun Yatsen, 2 $ Scott#377, Michel# 317c, printed at Dah Tung. Part of sheet. 40 stamps.

MNH. Very fine condition, fresh paper and gum.

Chinese Stamps
click image to open
More Chinese Stamps: HERE

Riots in Tianjin: Chinese Vintage Postcard 1912

China Vintage Postcard: Riots Tianjin. Revolution-Period

click image to open

 

Chinese vintage postcard, depicting a Tianjin street scene: „ Tientsin, Riot March 1912”.

Unused postcard with Lutai-cancellations at front and reverse. 1 cent coiling dragon stamp. Fine condition.

More Chinese Revolution Postcards: HERE

Scarce Postcard by Friedrich Schiff. Chinese Juggler Girl

Scarce Postcard by Friedrich Schiff. Chinese Juggler Girl

 

Chinese vintage postcard after a cartoon by Friedrich Schiff, an Austrian Jew who lived in Shanghai during the 1930s and 40s.
In 1930 Schiff visited Shanghai and ended up living there for 14 years,until 1947 when he moved to Buenos Aires.

His amusing caricatures of the city’s inhabitants, from beggars and expats to sailors and sing-song girls became famous world wide.

The Viennese Friedrich Schiff society (oegcf. Prof. Gerd Kaminski) has a huge collection of his paintings, drawings and cartoons and set up a permanent exhibition of his works.

More such Postcards: HERE

Gold Loan Certificate of the Republic of China 27th year, 1938

Gold Loan Certificate of the Republic of China 1938


Chinese Gold Bond 1938

click image to open

Gold Loan Certificate of the Republic of China, with all Coupons, 1938

China 1938: 27th Year Gold Loan of the Republic of China (1938) for US-$ 10, #772486, 27.3 x 17.1 cm (13.5 x10.5 inches), buff, brown, green, red, black, vertical fold, Chinese Revenue Stamp, text in English and Chinese, all coupons. Dark blue strike: 華僑 (Overseses Chinese).

Very fine condition.

More Scripophily: HERE

Incoming search terms for the article:

Old Chinese Photo. Coolies at Work. app. 1925

Old Chinese Photo. Coolies at Work. app. 1925

click image to open

Attractive, old, Chinese Photo depicting Chinese coolies as they saw through wooden trunks. app. 1925

5,8 x 4,1 inches (146 x 105 mm). Minor paper remnants for album at the reverse, Fine condition.

More old Chinese photos: HERE