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

Chungking
LotNo. Symbol Lot Description
2573 cover image1899 (Apr. 5) envelope from Chungking to Wisbech, England (5.22), bearing on reverse C.I.P. 10c with interpane margin at left, canceled by "Chungking" dollar dater, "Shanghai" transit dollar dater (4.16), and on front Hong Kong 10c with "I.P.O." framed tie-print of Shanghai and "Shanghai/C" c.d.s. (4.18), opened out for display, small piece of flap missing and light yellow spots, Fine to Very Fine and early usage of a tie-print on Chungking origin.,

The above cover is thought to represent the earliest known usage of the Shanghai I.P.O. framed tie-print.

Chungking did not begin using its own tie-print until April 24, 1899, so the Shanghai tie-print was used in the interim.
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Est. HK$8,000-10,000
SOLD for HK$8,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2574 cover image1899 (Apr. 10) envelope from Chungking to Hastings, England (5.27), bearing C.I.P. 10c, canceled by "Chungking" dollar dater, "Shanghai" transit dollar dater (4.21, on reverse), in combination with Hong Kong 10c with "I.P.O." framed tie-print of Shanghai and "Shanghai/C" c.d.s. (4.21), minor cover tears at top, Very Fine, ex W.S. Kong. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$5,000-6,000
SOLD for HK$4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2575 cover image1899 (Apr. 11) envelope from the U.S. Consulate in Chungking to Murphy, North Carolina (5.24), via Yokohama (5.4) and Vancouver (5.16), redirected to Morristown, New Jersey (6.1), bearing on reverse C.I.P. 2c and 4c vertical pair, canceled by "Chungking" dollar dater, and on front another superb strike and Japan Koban 10s with "I.P.O." framed tie-print of Shanghai and "Shanghai/I.J.P.O." c.d.s. (4.28), the reverse shows "U.S. Consulate/Chungking, China/Apr. 10 1899" oval sender's cachet in violet, central vertical filing fold crosses one 4c stamp, cover a trifle reduced at right, Very Fine and a magnificent usage of the Shanghai tie-print on U.S. consular mail originating from Chungking. (Image1) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [China Chungking 1899.04.11]

Est. HK$30,000-40,000
SOLD for HK$30,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2576 cover image1899 (Apr. 17) envelope from Chungking to Hastings, England (6.5), bearing I.C.P. 10c with interpane margin at left, canceled by "Chungking" dollar dater, "Shanghai" bilingual transit c.d.s. (4.28, on reverse), in combination with Hong Kong 10c with "I.P.O." framed tie-print of Shanghai and "Shanghai/C' c.d.s. (4.28), cover folded in quarters, a little ragged at top and part of flap missing, Fine to Very Fine. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$4,000-5,000
SOLD for HK$7,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2577 cover image1899 (May 1) envelope from the U.S. Consulate in Chungking to Fresno, California (6.10.), with "U.S. Consulate/Chungking, China/Apr. 29 1898" oval sender's cachet in violet at top left, via Yokohama (5.20) and San Francisco (6.9), bearing on reverse C.I.P. 2c. and 4c. vertical pair, cancelled by "Chungking" dollar dater, another extremely fine strike on front, in combination with Japan Koban 10s. with "I.P.O." unframed tie-print (Chungking type 1) and "Shanghai/I.J.P.O." c.d.s. (5.15), envelope reduced at right (small piece hinged back) and the top back is slightly shortened as well, Very Fine and fresh. (Image1) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [China Chungking 1899.05.01]

Est. HK$20,000-25,000
SOLD for HK$38,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2578 cover image1899 (May 8) envelope from Chungking to East Coventry, Pa. (7.1), via San Francisco (6.25), showing crisply struck "Chungking" dollar dater, indicating payment in cash, subscriber's mail, or acceptance of foreign postage applied by the sender, in combination with U.S. Grant 5c deep blue with "I.P.O." unframed tie-print (Chungking type 1) and "U.S. Postal Agency/Shanghai/1" duplex (5.24), Very Fine, and an incredibly rare combination with US, of the highest exhibition caliber, ex W.S. Kong and illustrated in Explore Dollar Daters (1897-1913), p. 70. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$50,000-60,000
SOLD for HK$80,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2579 cover image1899 (May 15) envelope from Chungking to Paris, bearing C.I.P. 2c and 4c vertical pair, canceled by "Chungking" dollar dater, "Shanghai" bilingual transit c.d.s. (5.25, on reverse), in combination with Hong Kong 10c with "I.P.O." unframed tie-print (Chungking type 1) and "Shanghai/C' c.d.s. (5.25), showing "Ligne N/Paq. Fr. No…" octagonal datestamp, with "Hong Kong" transit c.d.s. (7.1) on reverse, Fine to Very Fine,

Believed to be the latest credible date of use of the Chungking dollar dater during the 1899 period.
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Est. HK$3,000-4,000
SOLD for HK$3,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2580 cover image1899 (July 31) I.C.P. 1c postal stationery card from Chungking to Honfleur, France (9.25), bearing C.I.P. 1c and 2c, canceled by "Chungking" bilingual c.d.s., "Shanghai" bilingual transit c.d.s. (8.17), in combination with Hong Kong 2c vertical pair with "I.P.O." unframed tie-print (Chungking type 1) and "Shanghai/C" c.d.s. (8.17), showing "Hong Kong" transit c.d.s. (8.25) and "Ligne N/Paq. Fr. No. 3" octagonal datestamp (8.26) alongside, the C.I.P. stamps have faults/small defects, Fine to Very Fine appearance. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$2,500-3,000
SOLD for HK$5,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2581 cover image1899 (Aug. 21) envelope from Chungking to Montreal, Canada, via Vancouver (10.2) bearing C.I.P. 10c, canceled by "Chungking" bilingual c.d.s., "Shanghai" bilingual transit c.d.s. (9.3, on reverse), in combination with Hong Kong 10c with "I.P.O." unframed tie-print (Chungking type 1) and "Shanghai/C" c.d.s. (9.4), Very Fine, ex Stephen Gates. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$3,000-4,000
SOLD for HK$3,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
2582 cover image1899 (Sept. 11) envelope from Chungking to London, bearing I.C.P. 5c pair, canceled by "Chungking" bilingual c.d.s., "Shanghai" bilingual transit c.d.s. (9.22, on reverse), in combination with Hong Kong 10c with "I.P.O." unframed tie-print (Chungking type 1) and "Shanghai/C" c.d.s. (9.23), the Hong Kong 10c has a small corner flaw, Fine to Very Fine appearance. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$2,500-3,000
SOLD for HK$3,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2583 cover image1899 (Nov. 6) envelope from Chungking to Leeds, England (12.25), bearing C.I.P. 5c pair, canceled by "Chungking" bilingual c.d.s., "Shanghai" bilingual transit c.d.s. (11.20, on reverse), in combination with Hong Kong 10c with "I.P.O." unframed tie-print (Chungking type 1) applied solely to stamp and "Shanghai/C" c.d.s. (11.20), faults, Fine appearance. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$2,000-2,500
SOLD for HK$2,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2584 cover image1900 (Jan. 29) envelope from Chungking to Sauveterre d'Aveyron, France (arrival), showing "Chungking" bilingual c.d.s., indicating payment in cash, subscriber's mail, or acceptance of foreign postage applied by the sender, "Shanghai" bilingual transit c.d.s. (2.12, on reverse), in combination with France "Chine" 25c with "I.P.O." unframed tie-print (Chungking type 1) and "Shang-hai/Chine" c.d.s. (2.12), Fine to Very Fine, ex Stephen Gates. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$8,000-10,000
SOLD for HK$22,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2585 cover image1900 (Feb. 26) envelope from Chungking to New York (arrival), via Yokohama, bearing C.I.P. 10c, canceled by "Chungking" bilingual c.d.s., "Shanghai" bilingual transit c.d.s. (3.16, on reverse), in combination with Japan Koban 10s with "I.P.O." unframed tie-print (Chungking type 1) and "Shanghai/I.J.P.O." c.d.s., flap at back missing, Fine to Very Fine. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$4,000-5,000
SOLD for HK$4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2586 cover image1900 (June 25) envelope from Chungking to Sauveterre d'Aveyron, France (8.5), showing "Chungking" bilingual c.d.s., indicating payment in cash, subscriber's mail, or acceptance of foreign postage applied by the sender, "Shanghai" bilingual transit c.d.s. (7.8, on reverse), in combination with France Peace and Commerce 25c with "I.P.O." unframed tie-print (Chungking type 1) and "Shang-hai/Chine" c.d.s. (7.11), with "Yokohama à Marseille/L.N. No. 6" octagonal datestamp (7.12) adjacent, Fine to Very Fine, ex Jacques Desrousseaux. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. HK$10,000-12,000
SOLD for HK$10,000.00
Will close during Public Auction

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