Lot 1955    SESSION 8 (2.30PM WEDNESDAY 24TH MARCH)    Stamps

Estimate $750
SOLD $1,700

CHINA, two stock books of mint and used issues of the Empire and Republic with issues from 1898 with much duplication, noted used 50c green with O/P, SG 203 (6); junk and reaper lots, some with O/P, noted junk lot $2 (12), $5 (5); $5 Sun Yat Sen (8) (SG 405; 1921 air noted 30c used (SG 353) (illustrated); Martyrs and 1932 air stamps (both each approx 100) mint and used; multiple examples of singles 1936 commems; Sun Yat Sen 1938-1941 values (approx 100) to $20 (9) mint and used (SG 500B); Martyrs to 50c quantities (approx 100) some as blocks; 1940 airs mostly as mint blocks of 4 (approx 150); O/P on pieces (about 100) mint blocks (SG 576 - 582); Thrift movement set used most on pieces (SG 599-604); 30th anniv. O/P blocks to $1 etc; Provincial surcharges in quantity; 20th anniv. of Sun Yat Sen death blocks of 4 and singles, used set on piece (illustrated) (SG 746-751); 1945 equal treaties blocks singles, Chiang inauguration used singles (SG 784-789); large quantity of other issues including postage dues;+ Local post issues for Amoy, Shanghai Municipality, WuHu, Foochow Kewkiang etc. Mint, MUH and used. (1000s)

Ex J.P.Melick Collection.

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