CHINA: IMPERIAL PERIOD (1878-1911)

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Discounts apply to all single items or groups of items: 5% over $50, 10% over $111

 

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Scott 2020 value

Description

   sold
1 725.00 1c large dragon, VF medium Chefoo seal cancel, lovely bright item, 475.00 (minus discount)
   sold
2 400.00 3c large dragon, VF medium Chefoo seal cancel, 240.00 (minus discount)
   sold
3 600.00 5c large dragon, F-VF medium Chefoo seal cancel, 350.00 (minus discount)
 
 
10* 175.00 1c small dragon perf. 12 1/2, XF OG, paper hinge and album page adherence, but a lovely bright item, 87.50 (minus discount)
 
 
10 110.00 1c small dragon perf. 12 1/2, VF blue seal cancel, very nice  59.50 (minus discount)
  14 125.00 3c small dragon perf 12 x 11 1/2, XF centering, somewhat faded with 4 short perforations on left, 27.50
     16-24 1,690.00 1c to 24c Empress Dowager's birthday, VF light seal cancels, 932.50 (minus discount)
     16*(1) 60.00 1c orange red Empress Dowager's birthday, VF OG HR, 34.50
   16*(2) 60.00 1c orange red Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF OG H, 32.50
     16*(3) 60.00 1c orange red Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF OG very light hinge, short corner perforation but quite nice, 24.50
     16(*) 60.00 1c orange red Empress Dowager's birthday, XF regummed paper hinge, large margins, perfectly centered, beautiful stamp, 21.50
   16 50.00 1c orange red Empress Dowager's birthday, VF light black CD cancel, 25.00
   17* 65.00 2c green Empress Dowager's birthday, just F-VF OG LHR, 29.50
   17 55.00 2c green Empress Dowager's birthday, XF very light blue Pa Kua cancel, oustanding copy, 34.50
   18 30.00 3c orange Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF light off-the-face CD cancel, pulled perforation at the top, 12.00
   19* 225.00 4c rose pink Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF OG tiny LHR, short perforation in bottom row, 97.50 (minus discount)
  
 
19(1) 250.00 4c rose pink Empress Dowager's birthday, VF light blue seal cancel, very nice, 127.50 (minus discount)
 
19(2) 250.00 4c rose pink Empress Dowager's birthday, VF light black seal cancel, very nice, 125.00 (minus discount)
 
 
19(3) 250.00 4c rose pink Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF very light black seal cancel, nice, 117.50 (minus discount)
   20* 350.00 5c dull orange Empress Dowager's birthday, VF OG paper HR, light gum creases not showing on front of stamp, very nice, 167.50 (minus discount)
   20 400.00 5c dull orange Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF very light off-the-face blue cancel, good color. tiny paper intrusion on the right, 187.50 (minus discount)
   21* 175.00 6c dark brown Empress Dowager's birthday, almost VF OG LHR, 87.50 (minus discount)
   21 70.00 6c dark brown Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF very light CD cancel, short perfs on the left and one on the bottom, 26.50
22 135.00 9c dark green Empress Dowager's birthday, almost VF full light black seal cancel, 62.50 (minus discount)
23 300.00 12c orange Empress Dowager's birthday, VF full light blue seal cancel, very nice, 157.50 (minus discount)
24 400.00 24c carmine Empress Dowager's birthday, XF full light blue seal cancel, outstanding copy, 232.50 (minus discount)
  26 120.00 2c on 3c small dragon, VF light corner "HANK" CD cancel, a beauty, 67.50 (minus discount)
   + 28(1) 70.00+ 1/2c on 3c Empress Dowager's birthday horiz, pair, F-VF full "CUSTOMS SHANGHAI FEB. 18 1897" favor CD cancel NH, great showpiece, 44.50
   + 28(2) 35.00+ 1/2c on 3c Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF "SHANGHAI 1897" favor CD cancel NH, 17.50
   + 29 60.00+ 1c on 1c Empress Dowager's birthday horiz, pair, XF full "CUSTOMS SHANGHAI FEB. 18 1897" favor CD cancel LH, great showpiece, 41.50 (minus discount)
   + 31(1) 27.50+ 4c on 4c Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF light CD cancel, very strong color, lovely item, 19.50
   + 31(2) 27.50 4c on 4c Empress Dowager's birthday, VF medium "ANG 1997" CD cancel, couple of short perforations, 14.50
   + 31(3) 27.50 4c on 4c Empress Dowager's birthday, F centering (perforations cutting frameline on left) medium "ANG 1997" CD cancel, 12.50
   33(*) 60.00 8c on 6c dark brown Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF regummed over LHR, 15.00
   + 40 375.00 2c on 2c dark green Empress Dowager's birthday, just F-VF medium CD cancel, pulled perforation at bottom & 3 short perforations, 82.50 (minus discount)
   reserved 49 19.00 2c on 2c Dowager olive green, F+ (centered to the left) light CD cancel, straight edge on bottom, 5.00
   + 53* 300.00 10c on 9c Empress Dowager's birthday, almost VF OG LHR, luminous, postoffice-fresh stamp, 190.00 (minus discount)
   + 55* 1200.00 30c on 24c Empress Dowager's birthday, VF OG LHR, luminous, postoffice-fresh stamp, 800.00 (minus discount)
   66* 40.00 1c on 1c Dowager, F+ (perfs cutting design at top or on left) OG H, 17.50
   78 350.00 1c on 3c red revenue, VF light corner CD cancel, 192.50 (minus discount)
   79 450.00 2c on 3c red revenue, VF very light Pa Kua cancel, 247.50 (minus discount)
   80 400.00 2c on 3c red revenue, VF medium Pa Kua cancel, 219.50 (minus discount)
   82 600.00 4c on 3c red revenue, VF light CD cancel, 332.50 (minus discount)
   reserved 86* 5.50 1/2c Imperial Chinese Post, VF LHR, 3.25
   87(*) 7.00 1c Imperial Chinese Post, F+ (centered to the bottom) NG, 1.75
   reserved 90* 14.00 5c Imperial Chinese Post, F-VF centering paper hinge remnant, 4 missing perforations, 3.00
   reserved 91* 40.00 10c Imperial Chinese Post, F-VF paper hinge remnant, all perfs at top are short (cut with scissors) but the others are ok, 12.50
   93 32.50 30c Imperial Chinese Post, almost VF medium Pa Kua cancel, 17.50
   sold 98* 6.00 1/2c wmk Chinese Imperial Post, F (perfs cut the top frame line) OG LH, 1.75
   98(*) 6.00 1/2c wmk Chinese Imperial Post, F-VFapp no gum, thin, .75
   103 3.00 10c wmk Chinese Imperial Post, VFapp light off-the-face CD cancel, thin, .50
   reserved 104(*) 70.00 20c wmk Chinese Imperial Post, F-VFapp no gum, small thin, 7.50
   105 15.00 30c wmk Chinese Imperial Post, XF light CD cancel, 8.50
     111 2.75 1c Chinese Imperial Post, just F-VF light CD cancel, 1.75
     114* 30.00

5c rose red Chinese Imperial Post, VF hinge remnants, 15.00

     114 5.00

5c rose red Chinese Imperial Post, F-VFapp medium CD cancel, thin, 2.00

     115 6.00

5c orange Chinese Imperial Post, VF medium "TIENTSIN" cancel, 4.00

     117 4.00 20c Chinese Imperial Post, F-VFapp light CD cancel, small thin, 1.00
   reserved 118 4.00 30c Chinese Imperial Post, VFapp heavy CD cancel, small thin .50
     119 6.00 50c Chinese Imperial Post, VFapp medium CD cancel, thin, .90
     125 2.50 3c slate green, VFapp light CD cancel, thin, .50
   sold 126 block** 27.00+ 4c vermilion block of 4, F-VF LH, back completed covered with thin backing paper, fresh,  9.50
   reserved 126 2.75 4c vermilion, VFapp very light CD cancel, thin but a beauty, 1.00
     127* 8.50 5c violet, F-VFapp OG LHR, tiny hinge thin, 1.75
     127a**(1) 10.00 5c lilsc, almost VF OG NH, couple of little gum skips, 6.00
     127a**(2) 10.00 5c lilac, VFapp OG NH, small thin, 2.00
   sold 128block** 80.00+ 7c maroon block of 4 with selvage on the left, almost VF OG NH, top 2 stamps partly covered by thin paper, right 2 stamps have light natural vertical crease, front of block looks great, 37.50
   sold 128** 20.00 7c maroon, F-VF OG NH, 14.50
   + 128** 20.00 7c maroon, F-VF OG NH, bits of thin paper stuck to back, 11.50
     128* 20.00 7c maroon, VF-XF OG LH, 12.50
   reserved 128 10.00 7c maroon, VF medium largely off-the-face CD cancel, 5.00
   sold 129**(1) 25.00 10c ultramarine, VF OG NH, fresh, 21.50
   + 129**(2) 25.00 10c ultramarine, F-VF OG NH, fresh, 19.50
   RECENT 129(*) 25.00 10c ultramarine, VF no gum, 6.00
   129 2.75 10c ultramarine, VFapp medium "SHANGHAI" cancel, tiny hinge thin, .50
   + 130** 60.00 16c olive green, F-VF NH, dull gum, fresh, 35.50
     130* 60.00 16c olive green, F-VF part OG LH, 27.50
     130(*) 60.00 16c olive green, almost VF  regummed over LHR, 14.50
   reserved 130 20.00 16c olive green, VFapp very light off-the-face cancel, thin, 4.50
RECENT 131* 8.50 2c Temple of Heaven, F-VF HR, 3.50
131(*) 8.50 2c Temple of Heaven, VF no gum, 1.50
  131 9.00 2c Temple of Heaven, F-VFapp light CD cancel, thin, 1.75
133* 11.50 7c Temple of Heaven, VF disturbed gum H, 4.50
  J1-6* 135.00 1/2c to 10c first postage due issue, VF OG LHR, 82.50 (minus discount)
  NEW J1*(1) 16.00 1/2c first postage due issue, VF OG LH, 10.00
  RECENT J1*(2) 16.00 1/2c first postage due issue, F-VF disturbed OG LH, 6.50
  NEW J2*(1) 16.00 1c first postage due issue, VF OG very LH, 11.00
  RECENT J2*(2) 16.00 1c first postage due issue, VF OG LHR, 7.50
J3 9.25 2c 1st postage due, VF light CD cancel, 4.25
  J7* 7.00 1/2c second postage due issue, almost VF HR disturbed gum, 3.25
    J7(*) 7.00 1/2c second postage due issue, VF no gum but beautiful, 2.00
    J7 4.00 1/2c second postage due issue, VF heavyish cancel, 1.25
  J8(1) 4.00 1c second postage due issue, VF light "SHAN" CD cancel, 2.00
    J8(2) 4.00 1c second postage due issue, VF heavy CD cancel, 1.25
  J9(1) 4.00 2c second postage due issue, XF (immense margins), light CD cancel, 2.75
    J9(2) 4.00 2c second postage due issue, VF light off-the-face CD cancel, 2.00
    J9(3) 4.00 2c second postage due issue, almost VF medium CD cancel, 1.60
  sold J10* 15.00 4c second postage due issue, F-VF OG LHR, 7.00
  J11 7.00 5c second postage due issue, F-VF light CD cancel, 3.25
  J12(1) 9.00 10c second postage due issue, VF medium CD cancel, 4.25
    J12(2) 9.00 10c second postage due issue, F-VFapp light CD cancel, thin, 1.50
  J13 12.00 20c second postage due issue, VFapp light CD cancel, thin, 2.00
  J14 40.00 30c second postage due issue, XF (wide margins) neat medium-heavyish 'TIENT 14 MA 05" CD cancel, 19.50
  J15* 22.50 1c brown third postage due issue, F-VF partial OG H, 9.50
  J16* 37.50 2c brown third postage due issue, VF-XF OG LH, 25.00

Revised: April 02, 2020