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China to Tibet

Lots 1810-1817

Lot 1810    

China, 1835 (May 13) Canton, China to Philadelphia Pa. via Boston, folded letter from the Whetmore correspondence datelined "Canton, May 13th 1835", endorsed per Ship "Timor" at bottom left, entered mails with red "Boston Ms., Oct 19" and matching "Ship" straightline with red manuscript. "77" rating; light file folds, Very Fine.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Some interesting market reporting concerning tea, "…The market could not supply a single vessel with Teas, we are the holders of nearly every … in market…We enclose a comparative statement of the exports of tea to this time thewing an export of this season to be thus far Chs 147.561 … the following vessels will take: Ship Paris 7.000, x Logan 4.000, x Tarquin 4.000, Alexander 7.000, x Mary 4.000, and Franklin 6.000 totalled to 180.061.Those marked thus x will load partly at Manila…The Canton crop of … has been injured by the drought, which will have the effect to cause Teas to break high at the opening of next seaon…" and signed "Wetmore".

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Realized: $800

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Lot 1811 o   

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 5ca dull orange, 1895 Shanghai town cancel, bright color, Very Fine.
Scott No. 20    $500.

Realized: $260

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Lot 1812    

China, 1900, Chinese Imperial Post, 2¢ scarlet, horizontal pair, uprating on 1¢ red postal card to Colgne, Germany, Hankow and Shanghai transits and Coln receiving postmark, reverse with multicolored hand-painted design, Very Fine.
Scott No. 112    Estimate $100 - 150.

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Realized: $325

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Lot 1813    

China, 1905 (Feb. 9) Amsterdam, Netherlands to Shanghai, China, cds cancels 5c postal card showing "Shanghai, Deutsche Post, 15 / 3 05" and "Shanghai Local Post, Mar 15 05" arrival cds, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $100

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Lot 1814    

China, 1943, Thrift Movement souvenir sheet, Russian Philatelic Society overprint, "Specimen" overprint, with Russian specimen overprint in blue, minor crease and light production soiling at right, F.-V.F., a very scarce sheet.
Scott No. 471 footnote    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $500

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Lot 1815    

China, 1943, Thrift Movement souvenir sheet, Russian Philatelic Society overprint, souvenir sheet overprinted in blue by the Russian Philatelic Society to commemorate the 1943 Philatelic Exhibition in Shanghai, with additional franking by Regional Surcharges and Sun Yat-sen issues tied by Commemorative Shanghai Show cancel and Shanghai daters 28 2 43, reverse with additional show cancel and Shanghai daters, very low number sheet "0112", Very Fine, scarce cover.
Scott No. 471 footnote    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $425

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Lot 1816    

China, 1943, Thrift Movement souvenir sheet, Russian Philatelic Society overprint, souvenir sheet overprinted in blue by the Russian Philatelic Society to commemorate the 1943 Philatelic Exhibition in Shanghai, with additional franking by Regional Surcharges and Sun Yat-sen issues tied by Commemorative Shanghai Show cancel and Shanghai daters 28 2 43, reverse with additional show cancel and Shanghai daters, very low number sheet "0252", Very Fine.
Scott No. 471 footnote    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $425

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Lot 1817    

Tibet, Pharijong, F.P.O. No. 81, 12 MY 14, two strikes of cds tie India 3p gray pair and 2a6p blue on manila registered cover to England, Pharijong F.P.O. No. 81 registry label affixed, Lodon (6.5) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce use from the British Post Office in Pharijong.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lots 1810-1817

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