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General Foreign continued...

Austria to China continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
201       imageBulgaria, 1898 (Oct. 6) Bapha, Varna to Lille, France. Brown cover bearing on reverse Bulgaria 1s #25 (four), 2s #26 (five), 1s #28 (seven) and 2s #40 (four), all tied by strikes of "Bapha, Varna, 6 X 98" cds, Lille arrival backstamp; hor. cover crease, F.-V.F. and interesting 25s combination franking.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. $150-200
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
202     M1 imageChad, 1965, Military, 20fr red and black. Tied by "Largeau, Tchad, 16.3.66" cds on airmail cover to Chicago Ill., official corner card handstamp; staple holes, F.-V.F.
Scott No. M1; $300 as used off-over; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Scott $300 as used off-over
Est. $150-200

SOLD for $90.00
Will close during Public Auction
203       imageChina, 1825 (Mar. 30) Canton, China to Providence R.I. via Portsmouth N.H. Folded letter datelined "Canton March 30th 1825", carried by private ship entering the mails with red rimless "Portsmouth N.H., Sept 9" oval and matching "Ship" handstamp with red ms. "27" rating for 25¢ inland postage plus 2¢ ship fee, docketed received "Sept 10" indicating over 5 months in transit; tone spots and vertical tear, paper brittle and separated in pieces needing reattachment, Fine and very early ship use from Canton to the United States via Portsmouth N.H.
Estimate; $1,000 - 1,500.

Letter reports on the sale of adventure goods onboard the Ann & Hope including coils of rope, boxes of cordials, cologne etc. The enclosure also lists the invoice for goods purchased for the return trip of the Ann & Hope, including Chests of Tea (Imperial Tea, Young Hyson Tea, etc.), Ivory Carved Fans, etc. Also shows the exchange rate of 72 Candarins per Dollar.
(Image1)
Est. $1,000-1,500
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
204       imageChina, 1834 (Nov. 29) Macao to Canton, China. Folded letter datelined "Macao, Nov 29, 1834" to Moses Wetmore with "10 Cents" endorsed on flap, interesting letter from F. Bainbridge being destitute and begging for help for return to the United States, "…I was told that no Capt would take me on any terms…I am here destitute, and alone, am penniless, and without any means of getting away…I shall be put into prison…", Very Fine.
Estimate; $600 - 800. (Image1)
Est. $600-800
SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
205       imageChina, 1834 (Dec. 5) Macao to Canton, China. Folded letter datelined "Macao 5th December 1834" to Moses Wetmore with request by F. Bainbridge for payment enclosed boarding bill from Henry Hyndman and $100 for passage to the United States, flap with Chinese directional characters, Very Fine and scarce early Macao use.
Estimate; $600 - 800. (Image1)
Est. $600-800
SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
206       imageChina, 1835 (Jun. 4) Canton, China to Philadelphia Pa. via New York. Folded letter from the Whetmore & Co. correspondence to partner Joseph Archer datelined "Canton, June 4th 1835", endorsed per Ship "Tarquin" at bottom left, entered mails with red "New-York, Dec 30" cds and matching "SHIP" straightline with ms. "39½" rating for 37½¢ inland postage plus 2¢ ship fee, Very Fine.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000.

Some interesting market reporting concerning tea and depressed local market for inbound goods, the need to borrow $90,000 with $80,000 in bills on hand which seem to be hard to exchange, "…The Tarquin will commence loading today & from all we can learn think she will not have, to exceed 4000 chests of Teas, of which 2000 at least will be Young Hysons…The Franklin has gone to Manila for a cargo of Rice, & will return here for a cargo of Teas which have been purchased by us for here…Our neighbors have been greatly disappointed in consequence of their inability to execute their orders for Teas. We estimate the following will be about the quantity of Teas that will be shipped before the new come into market to the United States by vessels now here viz: Tarquin 4000 Chests of which 2000 Y Hyson; Mary 4500; Regulus 7500; Franklin 6000…These vessels will take every chest remaining of the present crop…" and signed "Wetmore & Co."
. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
207       imageChina, 1835 (Jun. 13) Canton, China to Philadelphia Pa. via New York. Folded letter datelined "Canton, June 13th 1835" from the Whetmore & Co. correspondence to partner Joseph Archer, endorsed per Ship "Tarquin" at bottom left, entered mails with red "New-York, Dec 30" cds and matching "SHIP" straightline with ms. "52" rating for 50¢ inland postage plus 2¢ ship fee; some writing bleed through and horizontal file fold, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $600 - 800.

Some interesting market reporting concerning tea shipments and recent sailings, includes "The Presidents Message respecting France for the lateness of the Tarquin, are the principal inducements for giving the Teas to the latter vessel…also comparative statement of the Export of teas to this date, throwing the total Export to be 167,320 chests - The Tarquin will probably be the last vessel this season…Sales of British manufactures are at a stand…" and signed "W.S. Wetmore".
(Image1)
Est. $600-800
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
208       imageChina, 1899 (Sep. 27) Foochow, China to Springfield, Ill., United States. Wrapper originally around tube opened for display bearing China C.E.P. ½c chocolate, 1c (98 pair, 99), tied together by "Foochow, 27 Sep 99" cds in combination with Japan, 2s carmine rose (83) tied by Foochow "I.P.O." tie-print and partial "Shanghai, I.J.P.O., 4 Oct 99" cds on Rev. W.N. Brewster, Hinghua City, China corner card wrapper, Chinese "Shanghai, 8 Oct 99" transit cds; wrapper opened for display splitting the ½c pair, F.-V.F. and rare wrapper use with Foochow tie-print to the United States.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
209     78 imageChina, 1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue. Full o.g., bright and fresh, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 78; $525. (Image1)
Scott $525

SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
210 o    82 imageChina, 1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue. Brown Customs town cancel, strong color, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 82; $600. (Image1)
Scott $600

SOLD for $190.00
Will close during Public Auction
Tibet - Third Issue Pin Perf & Imperf Sets
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
211       imageTibet, 1924 Mount Everest Expedition. Collection of five post cards, cover and unused labels; post cards all bearing the Everest label, one with very scarce Tibet cachet handstamp and mailed from Yatung, others on the Everest Expedition commemorative post card with label canceled by the red Rongbuk Glacier Base Camp cachet handstamp, two sent from Darjeeling and two from Calcutta sent between August and October of 1924, also a rare 1933 Huston-Mount Everest Flight Cover with special flight label tied by flight cachet (only 87 flown), unused labels include a light blue single (gummed), blue block of 4 (gummed) and a dark blue block of 4 (ungummed), Very Fine.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
212     9 imageTibet, 1933, Third Issue, pin perf, ½t orange. Tied by Lhasa postmark (Hell. T42) on ca. 1934 native commercial folded letter sheet to Phari, F.-V.F., with 2009 G. Flack certificate.
Scott No. 9; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction
213     10 imageTibet, 1933, Third Issue, pin perf, 2/3t deep blue, horizontal strip of three. Setting I. Tied by Lhasa postmarks (Hell. T42) on cover, F.-V.F., a very scarce multiple on cover.
Scott No. 10; Estimate $250 - 350. (Image1)
Est. $250-350
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
214     14-18 imageTibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, ½t-4t complete. Three CTO covers bearing cancels (type VIII) from Chushu, Shigatse and Pelti, Very Fine.
Scott No. 14-18; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
215     14-18 imageTibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, ½t-4t complete. Tied by Medagongkur postmarks (Hel. T53) on CTO cover, five other markings on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott No. 14-18; Estimate $250 - 350. (Image1)
Est. $250-350
SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
216     14-18 imageTibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, ½t-4t complete. Tied by Chomorak postmarks (Hell. T50) cds on CTO cover, various other markings on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott No. 14-18; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
217     14-18 imageTibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, ½t-4t complete. Tied by Dechen postmarks (Hell. T51) on CTO cover, other markings on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott No. 14-18; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $150.00
Will close during Public Auction
218     14-18 imageTibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, ½t-4t complete. Tied by Gyamda postmarks (Hell. T52) cds on CTO cover, five other markings on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott No. 14-18; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
219     14-18 imageTibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, ½t-4t complete. Complete basic set tied by Oga Dzong (Holkar) postmarks (Hell. T54) on CTO cover, three other markings on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott No. 14-18; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
220     14-18 imageTibet, 1933, Third Issue, imperf, ½t-4t complete. Tied by Gyamda postmark (Hell. T54) on CTO cover addressed to U.S., Very Fine.
Scott No. 14-18; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $130.00
Will close during Public Auction

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