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Sale 92: The Summer Sale

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Offices in China

Lots 1489-1498 Lots 1499-1502

Lot 1489    

U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, Aug 13, 93, bold duplex postmarks tying 1890, 3¢ purple + 1893, 10¢ Columbian on registered 1893, 5¢ Columbian entire to Tunis, Africa and then forwarded, N.Y. registry etiquette and reverse with San Francisco, N.Y. and various French transit postmarks including Marseilles transit and receiving cds's, Very Fine.
Scott No. 211+237+U350    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A RARE U.S. POSTAL AGENCY IN SHANGHAI CHINA REGISTERED USAGE TO TUNISIA, AFRICA.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 1490    

U.S.P.O.D. U.S. Con. Genl., Shanghai, Mar 20, clear cds on 1861, 10¢ yellow green on buff entire to Carlisle, Pa., with manuscript "Overland" endorsement for the overland mail from San Francisco, canceled by negative mirrored "20" cork cancel with magenta "China and Japan, Steam Service" oval handstamp alongside; some light cover staining, F.-V.F., a very rare usage of the Consul General postmark used on March 20, 1869 in combination with this fancy negative "20" cork cancel used only on this single departure, only three on cover usages of this numeral cancel are known.
Scott No. U41    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Lot 1491    

U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, 31 Mar, 00, duplex postmark tying 1893, 3¢ Columbian on 1893, 2¢ Columbian entire to Lichtenthal, Germany, in combination with China 1897, 2¢ orange (88) tied by Kiaochow, Shantung cds; some light toning affecting 3¢, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce combination usage.
Scott No. 232+U349    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 1492    

U.S. Pos. Service, Shanghai, China, Jul 31, 1920, duplex postmark tying 1917, 2¢ carmine, booklet pane of 6 on 1920, 2¢ on 3¢ dark violet entire to Fort Washington, Md. paying the single 5¢ rate plus the 10¢ special delivery fee, reverse with transit and receiving postmarks, Very Fine.
Scott No. 499e+U446    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1493    

U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, May 24, 99, duplex postmark tying 1895, 2¢ carmine on 1875, 1¢ Liberty postal card to Schildau, Germany, manuscript "Express of Japan, Nippon Maru" endorsement, S.F. transit and receiving cds's, Very Fine.
Scott No. 267+UX6    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 1494    

U.S. Postal Ag., Shanghai, China, Nov 21, 1917, duplex postmark tying Philippines Special Delivery 1906, 20¢ pale ultramarine (E2b) on U.S. 1907, 2¢ carmine entire to Corregidor, Philippines, reverse with Manila transit and receiving postmarks; slightly reduced at left, Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1495    

U.S. Postal Ag., Shanghai, China, Oct 1, 1917, duplex postmark tying 1916, 3¢ violet on 1899, 1¢ green entire to Corregidor, Philippine Islands, in combination with Philippines Special Delivery 1906, 20¢ deep ultramarine (E2) additionally tied by subscription ad handstamp, reverse with Manila transit and receiving postmarks, Very Fine.
Scott No. 464+U353    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1496    

U.S. Pos. Service, Shanghai, China, Jan 15, 1900, two strikes of cds tying on incoming 1893, 2¢ Columbian entire uprated with 1895, 3¢ purple, manuscript "Per America Maru" ship endorsement, reverse with "Shanghai, Local Post, Ja 15" delivery cds, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 268+U349    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1497    

U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, Jun 29, 93, duplex postmark canceling on 1875, 1¢ Liberty postal card to Buchanan, Va., with purple "The Missionary, Home and Agency, Shanghai, Jun 29, 1893" date stamp corner card, San Francisco transit cds, manuscript "missent" and "Buchanan, Cal." receiving and forwarding cds's; light card staining, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. UX6    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 1498    

Offices in China, 1919, 8¢ on 4¢ brown, in combination with 1919, 2¢ on 1¢ green, two singles + 4¢ on 2¢ carmine, two singles + 6¢ on 3¢ violet (K1+K2+K3) on registered Post Office Department penalty entire to Kittanning, Pa., tied by "U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, China, R. D." oval handstamp, purple boxed registry handstamp and reverse with "U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai, China, Sep 1, 1922" origin, transit and receiving cds's, Very Fine, an unusual franking.
Scott No. K4    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $550

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