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Kelleher and Rogers Limited Sale - 35

The I.P.O. Tie-prints, 1899-1904

Amoy
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description
2501 image1899 (Apr. 10) Hong Kong 4c postal stationery card from Amoy to Loebe, Austria, arriving 5.13; written in Volapuk with Chinese printed label, showing "Amoy" dollar dater (the 25th Year of Emperor Kuang Hsu simplified to Chinese numerals "two five"), the indicia with "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Hong Kong/C" c.d.s. (4.12), Fine to Very Fine, and an exceptional usage, illustrated in Explore Dollar Daters (1897-1913) Taipei: Philatelic Writer's Club, 2007, p. 154, ex W.S. Kong.,

A very late and possibly the latest recorded use of the Amoy dollar dater.

The dollar dater relates to either payment in cash, subscriber's card, or acceptance of foreign postage applied by the sender ("Postal Note, No. 14" of April 3, 1897).
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Est. HK$12,000-15,000
SOLD for HK$24,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2502 cover image1899 (June 28) envelope (embossed "Custom House, Amoy" seal on flap) from Amoy to Rugby, England (7.30), bearing I.C.P. 4c with C.I.P. 2c, 4c and 10c, canceled by "Amoy" bilingual c.d.s., in combination with Hong Kong Chinese character surcharge 20c on 30c with "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Hong Kong/C" c.d.s. (7.1), Fine to Very Fine double rate franking. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$4,000-5,000
SOLD for HK$4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2503 cover image1899 (Dec.) Volapuk picture postcard from Amoy to Glücksburg, Germany (1.9.1900), bearing Hong Kong 4c with "Amoy" unframed security handstamp in violet and "Hong Kong/C" c.d.s. (12.13), Fine to Very Fine. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$1,500-2,000
SOLD for HK$1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
2504 cover image1900 (Jan. 15) registered envelope from Amoy to Potsdam, Germany (2.17), bearing C.I.P. 10c, 30c and 50c, canceled by "Amoy" bilingual c.d.s., in combination with Hong Kong 30c vertical pair and Chinese character surcharge 20c on 30c with "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Hong Kong/D" c.d.s. (1.17), showing "Amoy/No. A34" framed registration handstamp adjacent, some light rust in the margins of the C.I.P. stamp, most noticeable on the 10c, Fine to Very Fine registered eight-fold rate. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$3,000-4,000
SOLD for HK$5,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2505 cover image1900 (Feb. 19) Hong Kong 1c postal stationery card from Amoy to Salzburg, Austria (3.22), written in Volapuk, bearing C.I.P. 1c and 2c, cancelled by "Amoy" bilingual c.d.s., uprated with Hong Kong 4c with "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Hong Kong/B" c.d.s. (2.21), Chinese postage underpaid by 1c and Hong Kong postage overpaid by 1c, Fine to Very Fine. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$2,000-2,500
SOLD for HK$3,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2506 cover image1900 (July 6) envelope from Amoy to Paris, bearing C.I.P. 10c, canceled by "Amoy" bilingual c.d.s., in combination with Hong Kong 10c with "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Hong Kong/B" c.d.s. (7.8), the Hong Kong stamp has a rounded corner at lower left, Fine to Very Fine. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$1,800-2,200
SOLD for HK$1,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
2507 cover image1900 (July 25) postcard from Amoy to Budapest, Hungary, bearing C.I.P. 4c, canceled by "Amoy" bilingual c.d.s., in combination with Hong Kong 4c with "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Hong Kong/A" c.d.s. (7.27), showing "Ligne N/Paq. Fr. No. 4" octagonal datestamp (7.30), light ageing around C.I.P. 4c, Fine to Very Fine. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$1,500-2,000
SOLD for HK$1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
2508 cover image1900 (Dec.) postcard from Amoy to Flensburg, Germany (1.17.1901), bearing C.I.P. 4c with "Amoy" unframed security handstamp in violet but uncanceled, in combination with Hong Kong 2c (2) with "Amoy" unframed security handstamp on one stamp, "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Hong Kong" c.d.s. (12.18), Fine to Very Fine. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$1,500-2,000
SOLD for HK$2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
2509 cover image1901 (Apr. 26) I.C.P. 1c postal stationery card from Amoy to Rixdorf, Germany (6.8), bearing C.I.P. ½c and 4c, cancelled by "Amoy" bilingual c.d.s., in combination with Hong Kong 4c with "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Hong Kong/B" c.d.s. (5.1), Chinese postage overpaid by 1½ c, toned, Fine appearance. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$2,000-2,500
SOLD for HK$3,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2510 cover image1901 (Aug. 26) Hong Kong 2c postal stationery envelope from Amoy to Leipzig, Germany (9.14), showing "Amoy" bilingual origin c.d.s. indicating subscriber's card or prepaid in cash, in combination with Hong Kong 4c pair with "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Victoria/Hong Kong" c.d.s. (8.28), flap at back missing, Fine to Very Fine. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$2,000-2,500
SOLD for HK$3,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
2511 cover image1901 (Aug. 12) Hong Kong 2c postal stationery envelope from Amoy to Frankfurt, Germany (9.14), showing "Amoy" bilingual origin c.d.s., indicating payment in cash, subscriber's mail, or acceptance of foreign postage applied by the sender, in combination with Hong Kong 4c pair with "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Victoria/Hong Kong" c.d.s. (8.14), the left Hong Kong 4c is crossed by a letter fold and the cover has a 54mm. vertical slit running parallel to but not affecting the stamp, Fine to Very Fine appearance. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$2,000-2,500
SOLD for HK$3,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
2512 cover image1901 (Oct. 21) Hong Kong surcharged in black 4c on 3c reply paid card from Amoy to Paris, message portion, written in Volapuk and with accompanying labels in Chinese, showing "Amoy" bilingual origin c.d.s. indicating subscriber's mail or prepaid in cash, indicia with "I.P.O." framed tie-print and "Victoria/Hong Kong" c.d.s. (10.23), card has small tear at top, Fine to Very Fine, ex Stephen Gates. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$4,000-5,000
SOLD for HK$4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction

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