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Austrian PO in Peking: 1910 PPC franked 1909 Reign of Hsuan T'ung 2c (2) tied by Peking cds. To Silesia 'via Siberia' with French PO 'Pekin Chine 11 AVR 10' cds & b/s 'Kuk Marinedetachment in Peking 9 IV 10' military cds. VF. SG 165. Very rare use (P)
German POs: 1901-04 opt Reichspost set 3pf-5Mk (2Mk, 3Mk & 5Mk all type II), opt SPECIMEN. Mostly F-VFM, few reverse blemishes, but 3Mk & 5Mk top vals nice MLH. SG 22-35s, Mi 15-27SP cat €3550. Exp Mansfeld or Bothe BPP. Very rare set! (13) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1300
Indochina PO Yunnanfou: 1908 opt Cambodian 2Fr black & green, LR cnr marginal horiz strip of 3, centre stamp opt error 'Yunannfou' for 'Yunnanfou'. Superb fresh M, reinforced perfs. SG 47/47a cat £2096++, Maury 47/47a cat €3810++ for pr, plus big premium for cnr multiple. Only 30 printed & very few recorded, mostly singles. Quite possibly unique as a cnr positional strip. Exp Champion, Calves, Scheller, plus 2013 Ceremuga photo cert. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$2500
Italian POs: 1917 'TIENTSIN 6 CENTS' h/s opt 15c. VF fresh MUH. SG 33 cat £1700 for M, so at least £3700 MUH, Sass 3 cat €5500. Extremely rare in genuine MUH condition. 2012 Ceremuga AIEP photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$1800
Japanese PO: 1918 use of colour PPC of Changchun Waterworks, franked 4s red tied by 'Changchun IJPO 2 3 18' violet cds.
Russian POs: 1900 Boxer Uprising use of Arms 3k postal card uprated with 1k, 2k, 3k & 5k, tied by 3 clear strikes of boxed Russian 'PEKIN / 19 00' provisional cancel with '16 XII' inserted m/s date. The normal pmk used previously by the Russian PO was lost in the fighting, this primitive postmark was made & used for a very short period, plus German POs 'China' opt 5pf & 10pf, & Germania w/o opt tied by 'Peking Deutsche Post 17/12/00' cds. To Germany with interesting Boxer Uprising propaganda caricature illustration on reverse. Superb fresh condition. Major rarity of Russian POs in China as only several commercial covers with the 'PEKIN' provisional cancel are recorded (nowadays worth something like $100,000+ per cover!), so even a philatelic usage such as this is great item for the specialist. 2013 Ceremuga photo cert. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$5000
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