Robert A. Siegel -The Magnolia Collection: German Offices in China and Kiauchau Part 1
April 9th, 2024

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Auction Date: April 9th, 2024

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Lot 28 German Post China

  • MichelI
  • Scott23Footnote
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Germany, Offices in China, 1900, 25pf Black & Orange on Yellow, Tientsin Handstamp, Unissued (Michel I). Original gum, h.r., bold colors on bright paper VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE EXCEPTIONALLY RARE UNISSUED 25-PFENNIGS TIENTSIN PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMP—ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT RARITIES OF THE GERMAN OFFICES IN CHINA. ONLY BETWEEN FIVE AND TEN EXAMPLES ARE THOUGHT TO EXIST, ALL IN UNUSED CONDITION. This stamp is missing from many of the most advanced collections. According to Power Search, this is the first example we have offered in any auction in the past 30 years. With 1933 Kosack and 2004 Jakubek certificates. Footnoted in Scott and priced at $37,500. Michel €50,000

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Tuesday April 9th, 2024, 08:30 EDT

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