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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 569

1885-88 Small Dragon Issues
Internal 3 candareen plus 6 candareen Registered
Peking: 1894 (12 July) large envelope from the Belgian Legation registered to Shanghai bearing 1ca. green pair and 5ca. ochre pair cancelled by Peking seal in blue and showing a fine strike of the type II "registered" handstamp in blue, a further strike is on the reverse along with Customs Peking and Customs Shanghai (21.7) c.d.s. plus the red Legation wafer seal. The envelope has been crossed in red crayon and with two vertical folding creases; some light age spotting. A good double weight cover. F.Z. Chun handstamp on the reverse.

The Revenue Surcharges of China, volume II, 1987 (illustrated page 896)

北京掛號封:1894年7月12日北京比利使館寄上海大型掛號封,貼壹分票及伍分票各一對,銷藍色北京橢圓中文戳,並蓋藍色無框英文掛號戳,封背有北京北京海關日戳及7月21日上海海關到達日戳,另有領事館的紅色封戳及陳復祥的印記,信封面被用紅鉛筆劃上十字型以表示掛號封,另有摺痕及老化的斑紋,乃一難得之雙倍郵資掛號封._x000D_ _x000D_ 著作:1987年" The Revenue Surcharges o China,第二卷896頁圖

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