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Dec 09, 2017 Asia/Hong_Kong

John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Saturday Dec 09, 2017 09:30 to Tuesday Dec 12, 2017 18:00 Asia/Hong_Kong
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Saturday Dec 09, 2017 07:00 Asia/Hong_Kong

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Lot 6126 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6126 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1910 (Mar 15) Imperial 4th Double Postal Card reply portion with German PO 1c, CTO Peking German PO cds., colourful hand-painted picture on the reverse side, depicting a woodpecker standing on a pine, details on feathers and needles. VF-F.

Lot 6127 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6127 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1910 (Mar 15) Imperial 4th Double Postal Card reply portion with Japan PO in China stamps x 2, CTO Peking IJPO cds., colourful hand-painted picture on the reverse side, depicting a woodpecker standing on a pine, details on feathers and needles. VF-F.

Lot 6128 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6128 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1910 (Mar 2) Imperial 4th Double Postal Card reply portion with Russian PO in China stamp, CTO Peking Russian PO cds., colourful hand-painted picture on the reverse side, depicting a woodpecker standing on a pine, details on feathers and needles. VF-F.

Lot 6129 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6129 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1910 (Sep 20) Imperial 4th Double Postal Card, f.w. Hsuan Tung 2c, CTO by Peking bisected cds., colourful hand-painted picture on reverse depicting a scene of springtime, a couple of swallows among the blossoms and willow branches. VF-F.

Lot 6130 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6130 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1900 (Mar 6) Imperial 1st Postal Card CTO with Foochow bisected cds. and mailed in 1902 in Hamburg, Germany colourful hand-painted picture on reverse depicting landscape of countryside. VF-F.

Lot 6131 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6131 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1901 (Feb 25) Imperial 1st Postal Card CTO by Peking oval datestamps, f.w. CIP 1c & 2c (one stamp off),Hand-painted picture of landscape with inscription on reverse, a man looking at a crane from a pavilion. VF-F.

Lot 6132 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6132 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1903 (Jun 2) Imperial 1st Postal Card from Mengtsz used to France, f.w. CIP 1c & 2c, tied by Mengtsz bisected cds., on reverse showing an illustration of a man dressed as a military officer in drama, pulling a cart. VF-F.

Lot 6133 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6133 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1904 (Sep 1) Imperial 1st Postal Card from Mengtsz to Peking, uprated by CIP 1c (one stamp off), tied by Mengtsz bisected cds., along with Mengtsz and Shanghai French PO transits and Peking arrival. Colourful hand-painted picture on reverse, depiction of a man wearing long robe and holding a sword on reverse. F-VF.

Lot 6134 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6134 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1900s unused Imperial 4th Postal Card, hand-coloured painting on reverse, depiction of drama on the reverse side, showing Lord Bao-Cheng and an old lady. VF-F.

Lot 6135 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6135 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1901 (May 2) Imperial 1st Postal Card CTO with Peking bilingual oval cds., hand-coloured painting on reverse, showing a man drumming at the prow. VF-F.

Lot 6136 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6136 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1906 Imperial 1st Postal Card used from Indo China, hand-coloured painting on reverse, depiction of an official riding out on his duty. VF-F.

Lot 6137 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6137 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1904 (Aug) Imperial 1st Postal Card from Mengtsz to France, f.w. CIP 1c & 2c, tied by Mengtsz bisected cds., along with Mengtze French PO cds. Hand-coloured painting on reverse, showing a man fishing on a boat, a mid-lake pavilion nearby, and an estate by the lake. Card faulty at upper left. F-VF.

Lot 6138 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6138 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1905 (Mar 27) unused Imperial 1st Postal Card with CIP 1c & 2c, CTO by Mengtze Lunar Year cds., hand-coloured painting on reverse, depiction of a civil official, he gestures when his retinue holding a red-band cover. Card toned. F-VF.

Lot 6139 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6139 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1905 (Nov) Imperial 2nd Postal Card from Shanghai to Sydney, Australia, uprated by Hong Kong QV 4c, tied by Shanghai Br. PO cds., along with Hong Kong transit & Australia arrival. A poem or lyric on reverse, along with a watercolor illustration depicting a woman on a jinricksha. VF-F.

Lot 6140 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6140 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1900s unused Imperial 4th Postal Card, hand-coloured painting on reverse, depiction of drama on the reverse side, showing Lord Bao-Cheng and an old lady. VF-F.

Lot 6141 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6141 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1901 (May 2) Imperial 1st Postal Card CTO with Peking bilingual oval cds., hand-coloured painting on reverse, showing a man drumming at the prow. VF-F.

Lot 6142 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6142 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1906 Imperial 1st Postal Card used from Indo China, hand-coloured painting on reverse, depiction of an official riding out on his duty. VF-F.

Lot 6143 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6143 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1904 (Aug) Imperial 1st Postal Card from Mengtsz to France, f.w. CIP 1c & 2c, tied by Mengtsz bisected cds., along with Mengtze French PO cds. Hand-coloured painting on reverse, showing a man fishing on a boat, a mid-lake pavilion nearby, and an estate by the lake. Card faulty at upper left. F-VF.

Lot 6144 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6144 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1905 (Mar 27) unused Imperial 1st Postal Card with CIP 1c & 2c, CTO by Mengtze Lunar Year cds., hand-coloured painting on reverse, depiction of a civil official, he gestures when his retinue holding a red-band cover. Card toned. F-VF.

Lot 6145 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6145 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1905 (Nov) Imperial 2nd Postal Card from Shanghai to Sydney, Australia, uprated by Hong Kong QV 4c, tied by Shanghai Br. PO cds., along with Hong Kong transit & Australia arrival. A poem or lyric on reverse, along with a watercolor illustration depicting a woman on a jinricksha. VF-F.

Lot 6146 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6146 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1903 (Dec) Imperial 2nd Postal Card from Shanghai to South Africa, f.w. Hong Kong KEVII 4c, tied by Shanghai Br. PO cds. Hand-coloured painting on reverse, depiction of working in a paddy field, the man wearing a straw cape and driving a cattle. Trimmed small part of edges. VF-F.

Lot 6147 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6147 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1905 (Jan 6) Imperial 2nd Postal Card from Shanghai to Kiel, Germany, uprated by USA 1c pair, tied by Shanghai US Postal Agency cancel., along with Hong Kong transit and Kiel arriva. Hand-coloured painting on reverse, depicting a cop in black robe taking an arrested man in chain. VF-F.

Lot 6148 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6148 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1907 (Oct 28) Imperial 2nd Postal Card from Hankow registered to Ravensburg, Germany, f.w. German 4c on 10Pf x 4, tied by Hankow German PO cds., along with Ravensburg arrival. Hand-coloured painting on reverse, depicting two men in official costume, holding a flag and a large lantern with fringes. VF-F.

Lot 6149 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6149 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1902 (Nov) Imperial 2nd Postal Card from Egypt to Germany, f.w. Egypt 2pi x 2, along with Germany arrival. Hand-coloured painting on reverse, depiction of two soldiers men on reverse, they wear black hat, wrappings at the ankle and bare feet, look like the soldiers of southern areas of China. VF-F.

Lot 6150 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations -  John Bull Stamp Auctions China, Hong Kong, Asia and worldwide stamps, coins and banknotes

Lot #6150 - David Toong's Collection of Imperial Postal Cards China: Collections and Accumulations

1907 (Mar) Imperial 2nd Postal Card from Hankow to France, uprated by French PO 5c pair on reverse, tied by German PO in Hankow cds., on the front with French PO in Shanghai transit and France arrival. Hand-coloured painting on reverse, depicting a woman going out with a palanquin. VF-F.

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