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Sale 108: The Westpex Sale

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China to Falkland Islands

Lot 3317    

China, Better Postal History Group, 1948-55, of 16 items; most 1948-49 usages including 1949 aerogramme (Han #3) to Los Angeles franked with $500 Sun Yat-sen block of 20 and single (great message on communist), 1949 air cover to Boston franked with $100,000/$30,000 (#880B) block of 20 tied by Kushan cds's (Gold Yuan issue used in Silver Yuan period), 1949 (April 29) Pingnan to N.Y. with $41,000 franking (first day of the Silver Yuan rate), 3 National Currency issue usages including $1,000,000 solo Shanghai correctly paying foreign airmail post card rate (rate for 77 days only), $3,000,000 solo (= Gold Yuan $1) usage from Tientsin 25.11.48 (National currency stamp used in Gold Yuan period) and $4,050,000 rate (= Gold Yuan $1.35) Shanghai 19.11.48 last day of this rate (14 day only rate), also three National currency & Gold Yuan mixed currency frankings, 1949 Silver Yuan 55c airmail letter rate from Chungking, 3 good Stamp Exhibition issue usages, 1949 registered air cover with 65 copies of the $5000 Sun Yat-sen including block of 45 Kulangsu to U.S. with Amoy registry label, also a 1955 P.R.C. monetary reform post card usage Dairen to Czechoslovakia franked with Scott #89+211; nice group of scarce items.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Realized: $1,350

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