HK046-Main catalogue


256 A small group of the CIP Coiling Dragon on picture postcards x 6, plus an overprinted ‘ROC’ on Coiling Dragon, with nice cancellation on each card, including bilingual ‘HOKOW’, ‘PEKING’, ‘SHANGHAI’, ‘YUNNAN’ Lunar cds and ‘SHANGHAI/LOCAL POST’ nice group. Photo HK$ 2,000 - 2,500 257 1898 (15 June) A mixed franking cover to England, bearing ICP Coiling Dragon 2c strip of 3, and 4c, tied by ‘NINGPO’ Dollar chop, alongside HK QV 10c purple on red, tied by ‘SHANGHAI’ Br. P.O cds. On reverse with ‘SHANGHAI/16.6.98’ Dollar chop transit and ‘LONDON.25,7,98’ arrival cds. Photo HK$ 2,500 - 2,800

Ex. 256

Republic of China stamps


258 1912 Overprinted ‘Republic of China’ on 1c ochre block of 16 gutter pair, with large “Kuo”, unmounted and toned. Chan 167. Photo HK$ 700 - 800

259 1912 Local overprinted ‘ROC’ in black diagonal, with overprint inverted variety, used. Photo HK$ 300 - 400 260 1912 Statistical Department overprinted ‘ROC’ on Coiling Dragon 1/2c and 4c (colour faded) both overprint inverted variety and used. Chan 152b,156var. Photo HK$ 500 - 600




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