Chinese Girls, Authentic aAntique China Photo from Studio

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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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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Shanghai Opium smoker. Old, authentic Chinese photo

China: Opium Smoker. Old Photo

Old China Photo with Opium Smoker.

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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.

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Qingdao Photo Street with Hotel Kiaotschou, 1902

Old Qingdao Photo Street with Hotel Kiaotschou

Antique Qingdao photo depicting the Hotel Kiautschou. Street-scene with Chinese pedestrians.

6,4 x 4,2 inches (15,8 x 10,7 cm). There was a small 4 mm tear at the lower edge which has been professionally repaired. Authentic photo from 1902.

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Album with Chinese Photos at flickr: 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.

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

Gold Loan Certificate of the Republic of China 1938


Chinese Gold Bond 1938

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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.

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Shanghai World War II: Censored Cover from Shanghai to Denmark

Shanghai 1941: Censored Cover from Shanghai to Denmark

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Shanghai 1941: Cover from Shanghai to the Copenhagen, multicolor franking, 2 x SYS 30 Fen + martys 20 Fen, tied by bilingual Shanghai cancellation. Nazi censored, red Oberkommando der Wehrmacht strike.

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Chinese Vintage Postcard with Prisoners and Western Soldiers

Chinese Prisoners and Western Soldiers. Vintage Postcard

Old Chinese postcard with 2 Chinese prisoners in Kangs and 6 western soldiers.
3 overprinted stamps.

From Shanghai to Tianjin to Poiters in France. Clear cancellations, good condition.

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Chinese Leisure seal by Chen Ruizhen – 陈瑞珍篆刻

Chinese Leisure seal by Chen Ruizhen

Chinese leisure seal by the artist Chen Ruizhen 陈瑞珍. Violet-grey stone with Foo lion as handle. As actual seal 8 characters haven been engraved, a quotation by Chairman Mao: bai hua qi fang bai jia zhenming 百花齐放百家争鸣 (let a hundred flowers bloom, a hundred schools of thought contend).

The seal has been carved in 1964. Side engraving with date and signature.

25 x 25 x 40 mm, good condition.

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