China 1949 UPU stamp

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Dr Dave
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Re: China 1949 UPU stamp

Post by Dr Dave » Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:09 am

Thanks Roman. That is good info. Was not aware that at times on other series this also happened. You are a wealth of knowledge on Chinese philately. Thanks again! David.
I will send you another interesting scan when I get back to my desk with a different overprint that has 4 characters on bottom instead of two. Maybe you know about it and can teach me about it.

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Re: China 1949 UPU stamp

Post by Dr Dave » Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:26 pm

Dear Roman:
Attached is scan of the stamp I've been informed is a trial proof of the overprint. Was told is rare and reads "One Yuan" and "Postage"
Any extra info from you is greatly appreciated.
Thanks,
David.
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Re: China 1949 UPU stamp

Post by Roman » Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:10 am

Thanks, can you please upload it again? Seems the picture is broken.

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Re: China 1949 UPU stamp

Post by Dr Dave » Thu Sep 27, 2018 4:42 pm

Hi Roman:
This is best scan. I've been told there are only 3 of these known. May be fake?
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Re: China 1949 UPU stamp

Post by Roman » Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:27 am

HI Dave,

the scan is too bad to do any opinion. In general new findings are always very dangerous!

Kind Regards,

Roman

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Re: China 1949 UPU stamp

Post by archiem » Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:28 pm

Just saw the newest Kelleher sale cat. I noticed it had an un-overprinted copy of the UPU stamp. Just in case anyone is interested.

Think the online catalogue is now out also.

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Re: China 1949 UPU stamp

Post by Dr Dave » Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:23 pm

Thank you very much for update.

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Re: China 1949 UPU stamp

Post by Roman » Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:50 am

The stamp at Kelleher has a strange white paper impression and some surface scratches, please be careful it's not a forgery (removed overprint), better ask for a certificate of authenticity from the CSS to be safe.

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Re: China 1949 UPU stamp

Post by Dr Dave » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:30 am

Wow! Thanks for heads up.
I have one such corner stamp without overprint that I purchased years ago from Michael Rogers, but do not have the certificate (I trusted him in our dealings because of his vast knowledge). Since he kinda joined in with Kelleher I've never given 2nd thoughts on their material; but you right and certificate of authenticity should be sought.
Thanks again,
David
PS: how do I proceed in order to get CSS certificate on what I have and on future items, and what are the fees? Thanks.

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Re: China 1949 UPU stamp

Post by Roman » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:21 am

Can you show me a good scan of your unoverprinted stamp?

For the CSS fees I think you can check here:
https://www.chinastampsociety.org/exper ... -procedure

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