German Post in China: 50 Pfg Block of 4 small lot

German Post in China: 50 Pfg Block of 4 small lot: “German Post in China: 50 Pfennig val as block of four. This is the more expensive variety, Michel# 50b ( 50b was in use from 1890-91 ).

SHANGHAI 17/4 90 cancellation. Expertised by Dr. Steurer.

Additional small lot of stamps from 1898 ? 1905, including ? Dollar val. With watermark as Michel# 44 A I a.

No junk, clean lot. Catalog value is $ 700. Details HERE

Hong Kong 1899: Postcard to Wien. Paquebot

collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Hong Kong 1899: Postcard to Wien. Paquebot: “Hong Kong, tinted postcard of a market in the streets of Hongkong. The post card has a pair of 2 cents stamps attached, tied by “Hong Kong E Oct 23. 99″ – cancellation.

French Paquebot cancellation ” PAQ. Fr. N 2.”. Wien arrival mark: 2. 12. 99

Very fine condition.

Hongkong post card

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Chinese stamp set Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang

Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang Stamp Set CTO

Chinese stamp set 1962 „Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang“.

Original gum, well centered, fresh gum, no aging. Very fine condition – the stamps come from a well cultivated European collection. Cancelled to order.

Scott# 620 – 627. Michel Nr. 648-655.

 

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Imperial China Postcard 1 Cent, Boxer Rebellion Period

Imperial China Postcard Boxer Rebellion

chinese postal card 1 cent
chinese postal card 1 cent
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Imperial China, Boxer Upraise 1901: Imperial Chinese Post 1 Cent postal-card.
Peking Deutsche Post 20/1 01 – cancellation.

Square violet strike: S. B. 1/l Oa. J. R. and Bestellt – strike. Good 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.

More letters from Jewish Refugees in Shanghai HERE

Old Shanghai Postcard Iltis Memorial 1899

Old Shanghai Postcard sent To Germany in 1899

old Shanghai postcard
old Shanghai postcard
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Old Chinese postcard: “Unveiling of the Iltis Monument”. The postcard depicts the monument with 2 German marines.

Franked with a pair of 5 Pfennig overprinted stamps. Shanghai Deutsche Post 17/4 1899 – cancellation.

Sent as postcard to Freising in Bavaria. Lower left corner creased otherwise good condition.

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Portugal: Very scarce Misprinted Stamp on 1935 Cover

Red Cross, Portugal: Red Cross cover with a double imprinted stamp. Added is a sheet of an old stamp dealer, explaining the history of the stamp: ” These exceedingly rare stamps, there being but 50 of each used on cover in existence, …….”.

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Scarce cover in very good condition. Additional cancellation on flip side.

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China 1905: German Infantry Vintage Postcard. Army Cachet

German Infantry in China. Vintage Postcard

Germany, China 1905: b/w postcard, depicting German infantry on horses.

Tianjin Postcard with violet „2. (Berittene) Kompanie, 2. Ostas. Inftr. Regts“ – square cachet .
Tientsin to Neu-Ruppin 1905.

Minor wear.

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Imperial China Postal Card, 1 Cent. Scarce French Variety.

Imperial China 1 Cent Postcard, Scarce French Variety.

Imperial China: Postal card with 1 Cent imprint„Chinese Imperial Post“. Scarce French variety „Chine. Carte Postale Avec Response Payee“ – imprint at reverse.

The front page shows an old scholar with his pupil.

Unused, moderate aging, no tears or creasing.

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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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