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Posted 11/23/2019   05:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
21st Century Auctions Victoria Australia 21st April 2007

K16 Shanghai China $2 Red on$1 brown purple $275 $325

K16 Shanghai China 60c black on 30c orange $130 $150
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Taiwan.
Taipei registration Label.
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Posted 12/12/2019   10:40 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gettinold to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Rod

These are difficult to find with good centering. Your two fare much better than mine.


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Posted 12/12/2019   4:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Wow. Lovely collection there Gettin on..........
I do not own the stamps I showed, I had not seen them before (Auction lot)
Yours are fabulous... Lucky you.

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Posted 12/15/2019   09:09 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Linus to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
gettinold - Nice group of stamps there. The price of these Shanghai China overprints definitely shoots up with better centering. Your set still looks good to my eyes.

Rod - Thanks for showing the reference work by Harvey Bounds illustrating the cancellations used on these stamps. Prior to this period, regular USA definitives were used in China and the duplex cancel used was different in the way the year date appeared. They only used a single digit for the year. Below is a piece I found in a stamp dealer's plastic tub of stamps for five cents each. The 7 in the cancel is for the year 1907. My second scan, snipped from eBay, shows the same cancel with a 1907 Rumford Falls, Maine, USA (receiving) machine cancel applied, as proof it was 1907.

This is in my China collection, as a back-of-the-book item. I wish I had the entire cover, known a "red-band" cover for the red stripe down the middle. The whole cover would be priced at maybe the $40-$60 range, instead of 5 cents for the clipping. There is a lesson to be learned here, for all of you new to the hobby.

Linus





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Posted 12/15/2019   2:40 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Linus,
I had to Google "Red Band Cover"
Image: Stamp Circuit Auctions.
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Posted 12/16/2019   12:05 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Abacus Auctions Australia 2018.
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Scanned below is another piece from my own "hodge-podge" China collection that I found "as is" in the back of an old album I bought long ago. Someone clipped the back of an airmail cover and glued it to a piece of stationery paper, preserving a snapshot of the hyper-inflation postal rates in China after WWII.

You save them as you find them,
Linus

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Oh! That annoying caesura, that comma, that pause between noughts.
Adopting Scott tendency for China to remove them, it is a tad difficult to sometimes read a stamp. eg $1000000 but, great for my database to get sub-sets for ID.
The trouble pops up, when I, without thinking, have typed in that distruptive squiggle.
I had a Sun yat Sen, issue with a pineapple, do you think I could find it? I nearly gave up, then found it in Taiwan.
Checking Scott Catalogue, they had done the same thing! added the comma.

Cannot beat Linus' $1,600,000 postage.
I have 1 multiple $1,000,000 stamps cancelled, and $600,000 multiple
(Type 82's)

Speaking of expensive, this one seems so.
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Posted 01/06/2021   11:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Linus to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Rod - As others have pointed out on this forum, there seems to be a lot of that on eBay lately. Fishing for suckers, I guess.

From my China collection, here is one of my favorites, ROC Scott #B9a, which now has a 21 Scott Cat Value of $110.00 MNH.

Linus


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Posted 01/06/2021   5:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Beautiful Linus ! in good condition to boot.
Harrow perforated ?
That page empty in my album.
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Posted 01/19/2021   11:30 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Linus to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Rod, I enjoy your posts on this forum.

More from my China hodge-podge collection...

Linus














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Posted 01/19/2021   2:17 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very Nice Linus,
you'll need a personal album page for those blocks.

I am missing the high value ( common for me)

Sc#781-783 1947
1st anniv of the new constitution.

I had some bargain China province stamps. earmarked at the latest auction here, and embarrassed to broadcast here, but by the time lots 3127 > etc, came up, I had dozed off in the computer chair.

I usually get up early around 4am, and those lots were a bridge too far.
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East China Hodge Podge
First Stamp, the ideogram, comes in 2 sizes, one with a sloping line at bottom of first character.

1st Sun Yat Sen Opt, not mine (jony)





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1945 East China Liberated Area, Su-Chang District, Torch Opt, Yang EC275-277
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