HK045_Main WITHOUT code

Ex. 35

Ex. 36


32 1866 Shanghai Local Post, Small Dragon value in cents, colour trial proof on buff paper, 16c orange yellow, size: 57 x 70mm, the final approval colour of this stamp was green, never hinged and rare. Photo HK$ 5,000 - 6,000 33


1873 Shanghai Local Post, Small Dragon 1st surcharged, 1 cands on 4 c, grey lilac, surcharged inverted variety, with 2 blue curve lines at the top left which looks like a cancellation but it is blue inking remains. Unused and hinged adhesive. Chan LS58b. Photo HK$ 1,000 - 1,200 34 1890 Shanghai Local Post, Double Dragon no watermark, 5c rose irregular block of 15, colour printing partial missing at left stamps variety, unmounted with some toned spots on reverse. Chan LS126var. Photo HK$ 1,600 - 2,000 35 A small selection of Shanghai local post, including Large Dragon x 2, mint and used, mainly unused, good to fine, approx. 30. Photo HK$ 1,400 - 1,800 36 A small selection of the Shanghai Local Post, Small Dragon in various types, including surcharged (12), 2 used and 2 Double Dragon in mint. Total 16. Photo HK$ 1,000 - 1,200



37 1870’s A cover front to Shanghai locally, bearing Shanghai Small Dragon surcharged 1 cand on 4c grey lilac, tied by the small bucket ‘LOCAL POST OFFICE SHANGHAI’ in red bilingual, rare. Photo HK$ 1,200 - 1,400 38 1895 (12 Jan.) A cover sent to Shanghai, bearing Shanghai Local Post Coat of Arms 1/2c in pair, tied by the rare single ring ‘AMOY/LOCAL POST AGENCY, with ‘SHANGHAI/LOCAL POST/16.1.95’ arrival cds on reverse. Rare. Photo HK$ 500 - 600 39 1894 Chefoo Local Post, 3rd issue, 1c scarlet block of 25, with watermark impressed at back, hinged on the sheet margin only, unmounted, a few minor toned spots on reverse, 2 stamps at he top right corner with creased line. Chan LC9a. HK$ 500 - 600 40 1894 Chinkiang local post, 2nd overprinted ‘POSTAE DUE’ on 1st print, 1/2c rose, overprinted inverted variety, hinged. Chan LCHD8b. Photo HK$ 300 - 400


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