Stamps & Covers of the World

10 Dec 2003, starting at 10:30 GMT.

Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

Israel: 1948 Coins 3m. to 1000m., mainly fine unmounted mint, also a few others. (425)

Falkland Islands: 1935 Silver Jubilee set, fine used on plain f.d.c. (752)

China: 1902-63 a small selection, mixed condition, inc. 1953 Military post $800 orange-yellow, vermilion and red-orange used on cover, some forgeries, etc. (521)

China: 1906 1c.+1c. reply paid card (pre-printed for use by "Club Concordia"), used locally. (486)

China: 1906-14 a small group of incoming postcards addressed to Shanghai, inc. from G.B.(5), Canada (2), Norway, France, and Straits Settlements. (488)

China: 1907 1c.+1c. reply paid card (pre-printed for use by German Consulate), used locally. (487)

China: 1909-99 collection of forty one covers and cards inc. early registered, airmails, etc. (902)

China: 1921-40 a small group of incoming covers from Australia, India (2), Canada, and Germany, all addressed to Shanghai, one showing scarce boxed "B.P.O. TO C.P.O. / SHANGHAI" datestamp (454)

China: 1938-41 Sun Yat-sen $5 unissued imperforate sheet of fifty, looted from the printers. (481)

China: 1939-46 a small group of f.d.c.'s (some staining) inc. 1939 U.S. Constitution, 1946 60th Birthday, etc. (477)

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