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390 1949 (4 May) An airmail cover to Air Force Base, Hsinchu, Taiwan, on reverse bearing Tsingtao Silver Yuan SYS surcharge 4c on $5,000 turquoise and 6c on $500 mauve, tied by bilingual ‘TSINGTAO’ cds and ‘DAXI’ arrival cds, date not clear, paying the correct airmail rate of 10c. An attractive early official usage of Tsingtao silver yuan stamps and very rare cross-Strait usage from the mainland to Taiwan. Toned. Chan S200,S201. Photo HK$ 7,500 - 8,000 391 1949 (6 Oct.) A Silver Yuan cover to Hong Kong, on reverse bearing Kwang Tung overpinted on revenue stamp as Domestic Ordinary, tied by bilingual ‘HOKSHAN’ cds. Photo HK$ 700 - 1,000



392 1949 (7 Aug.) A Silver Yuan cover form Kwaiyang registered to Shanghai, on reverse bearing revenue surcharged 10c on $1,000 in block of 4, tied by bilingual ‘KWEIYANG’ cds, with bilingual ‘SHANGAHI/7.8.49’ arrival cds, alongside attached a small piece of registered receipt. Photo HK$ 1,000 - 1,200 393 1949 An air mail Silver Yuan cover from Canton to Taipeh, on front bearing Unit stamp, Asia print, domestic ordinary and domestic air mail, tied by ‘CANTON’ cds, date not clear, on reverse with char. ‘TAIWAN/TAIPEH’ arrival cds, date also not clear, still rare Sliver usage to Taiwan. Photo HK$ 2,000 - 2,500


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