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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 570

1885-88 Small Dragon Issues
Internal 3 candareen plus 6 candareen Registered
Shanghai: 1894 (8 Mar.) opened-out envelope registered to Peking bearing 3ca. mauve clean cut perf.11½ block of four cancelled by Shanghai seal type II in black and showing a superb strike of the type I Shanghai "R" in vertical oval struck in red, the reverse with Customs Shanghai and Customs Peking (17.3), the envelope has been crossed with blue crayon. A fine and appealing cover and is the earliest recorded date of use of this registration handstamp. Photo

The Revenue Surcharges of China, volume II, 1987 (illustrated page 901)

The recorded period of use of this handstamp is 1894 (8 Mar.) to 1895 (Mar.)

上海掛號封:1894年3月8日上海寄北京掛號實寄封,貼光齒十一度半三分銀四方連,銷上海黑色二型橢圓中文戳,封左有紅色垂直橢圓掛號戳,封背有上海海關戳及3月17日北京海關到達日戳,封面被用紅鉛筆劃上十字型以表示掛號封,難得及罕見的這個掛號戳最早期使用例._x000D_ _x000D_ 源流:1987年" The Revenue Surcharges o China,第二卷901頁圖; 據記載這掛號戳只用於1894年3月8日至1895年3月之間

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