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by archiem
Sat Apr 25, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Chinese Philately
Topic: CSS auctions
Replies: 1
Views: 390

Re: CSS auctions

From CSS President and auction chair James Maxwell; The next auction starts May 1, The PRC category is very extensive. The Imperial category is the largest we have ever had and the first in a series of large Imperial offerings. This auction has a very large selection of duplicate Library books. The ...
by archiem
Sat Apr 18, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Discuss Peoples Republic of China Issues Here
Topic: Used PRC
Replies: 5
Views: 592

Re: Used PRC

Cultural Revolution for short. "Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution" is the official term.
by archiem
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Discuss Peoples Republic of China Issues Here
Topic: Used PRC
Replies: 5
Views: 592

Re: Used PRC

Thank you for the reply. No, I do not use eBay. Several reasons, but no need to go into them. Specifically, used PRC from the GPCR period to maybe 10 years after. The GPCR issues are of course, many available, but very expensive. But the used stamps issued after that period are few and far between. ...
by archiem
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Discuss Peoples Republic of China Issues Here
Topic: Used PRC
Replies: 5
Views: 592

Used PRC

I am a long time collector of the PRC, since late 70’s or early 80’s. But I still have quite a few wants in the used PRC. I also am curious where all the used PRC is? Anyone know of a source?
Thanks
by archiem
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Chinese Philately
Topic: Sources for Reprints?
Replies: 4
Views: 529

Re: Sources for Reprints?

It depends on whether you are asking about reprints which were officially printed, or facsimilies which may or may not be legitimate. The facsimilies I am talking about all have a thin diagonal line in the bottom corner, usually trying to invalidate the value. I am not an active eBay buyer, but assu...
by archiem
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Chinese Philately
Topic: Book: Illustration Chinese Machine Cancels
Replies: 1
Views: 323

Re: Book: Illustration Chinese Machine Cancels

You might want to check with the CSS library. If in the US, and a CSS member you can check out a book. Largest holding of both English and Chinese language publications on the planet.

By contacting them you might also be able to find a "For Sale" copy.
by archiem
Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: New Users - Introduce Yourself Here Please.
Topic: hidden sheet counter numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 664

Re: hidden sheet counter numbers

Current new issues editor (includes PRC) for CSS is William Wise at william.wise@cox.net
Current Librarian for CSS is Hugh Lawrence at hugh.lawrence@att.net

Try either of both of these gentlemen with your question.

Apologies if I gave you wrong information previously.
by archiem
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: New Users - Introduce Yourself Here Please.
Topic: hidden sheet counter numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 664

Re: hidden sheet counter numbers

Did you contact the CSS new issues contact as I suggested previously?
by archiem
Thu Nov 21, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Chinese Philately
Topic: CSS auctions
Replies: 1
Views: 390

CSS auctions

From CSS President and auction manager James Maxwell: The November 2019 CSS Auction closes in ten (10) days. This auction has 1,268 lots. It has the nicest selection of PRC we have had in some time, especially the Ws. There are 354 ROC items, 312 PRC items, 111 Liberated Area items, 83 Taiwan items,...
by archiem
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Chinese Philately
Topic: Please help to identify this Due mark
Replies: 3
Views: 628

Re: Please help to identify this Due mark

Good morning Candarin from Florida, USA. I was hoping someone knowledgeable would answer your question. I mainly stick to the PRC so old ROC or Imperial markings are not my forte. But If I remember, there is an (or more?) excellent book on the Postal Markings of China. One such is Peter Paget's book...