17 postcards have been added today. Old vintage Post cards from Peking – Beijing
Korean War. Photo with Chinese Female Soldiers
Chinese Female Soldiers marching with Korean Flag and Korean banners.
The photo is from app. 1951.
13,5 x 10,8 cm. Press photo with violet stamp in Russian and English: Hsinhua News Agency Peking, China No. 36996.
Bend at left side otherwise good condition.
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Chinese Seal with Classic Text, Qing Dynasty
Qing Dynasty, Chinese Seal: Marbled Shou Shan stone with 7 characters as actual seal: Qi wei gongming shi du shu – 岂为功名始读书 (How could one become of public importance without first reading books ).
Text, dedication, name of the seal carver, Bai Yuan, as side inscription.
1 x 1 x 4 inches (25 x 25 x 98 mm), 178 gram. Fine condition.
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Chinese Collector Seal for Yang Shaohou. Pink Shoushan
Attractive, old Chinese seal , pink shou-shan seal, engraved as collectors seal for the famous intellectual Yang Shaohou 杨少侯 (1862 – 1930), who is considered as one of the most influential experts for shadow boxing (taiji-quan).
A seal engraved are 4 characters: shao hou zhen cang 少侯珍藏
Pictorial side engraving with 2 men under a pine tree and artist signed: Qin shi shan ren
25 x 12 x 50 mm, good condition.
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Mao Poster from Cultural Revolution Period
Authentic small print in poster-style with chairman Mao in pose, some slogans and graphic.
6,9 x 10,2 inches (17,5 x 25,6 cm), some foxing (top) app. 1970.
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Old Chinese Certificate with Sun Yat Sen Portrait and Building
China, app. 1930, probably a receipt, 27.8 x 18.2 cm (8,5 x 11 inches), blue, black, one corner repaired, vignette of Sun Zhong Shan and of an government building.
Larger red seal imprint, 2 smaller ones in red and a black fee-stamp, additional Qingdao strike in violet and some writing by hand.
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Peking Postcard Austrian Legation. Special Cancellation
Imperial China: Old color postcard with view at the building of the Austrian Consulate in Beijing.
1 Cent stamp with Lutai – cancellation. The same strike at reverse. Additional, scarce ( non-postal) cancellation of the Austro-Hungarian Legation „Legation Imperiale et Royale d’Autriche-Hongarie en Chine“.
Unused, fine condition.
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China Mocking Postcard. Deutscher Bund, 1899
Scarce early, lithographed color postcard entitled„ Nur immer rein in den deutschen Bund!” (Just come in and join the German League). The postcard depicts Germans and an American black man with a beer mug. A Chinese soldier with pigtail and a German spiked helmet stands in a door.
1899 sent from Muenster to Dortmund. Slight wear, scarce.
Qingdao, Jiaozhou, Two Girls in Photo Studio
Authentic b/w vintage photo of 2 girls with Lily-feet and traditional dresses.
Photograph from a photo studio, appr. 1905.
Small tear at right side has been professionally restored.
10 x 14, 5 cm.
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Imperial China 1900: Chinkiang Post. Peking vintage postcard (railway station and coal hill ) with 3 Jinjiang ( Chinkiang ) stamps.
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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