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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 604

1885-88 Small Dragon Issues
Post 1897 Rates
Redirected Mail: 1897 (21 May) Great Britain 1d. postal stationery card to the British Consulate, Chemulpo, Korea cancelled by London duplex cancellation via Nagasaki (2.7) and Shanghai I.J.P.O. (7.7); readdressed to Pakhoi and bears perf.11½ 3ca. light mauve tied by "customs/jenchuan" c.d.s. (20.7) in a watery blue-black (a further part strike on the reverse) with Chefoo (23.7) and Shanghai (25.7) Dollar daters. Clean and fine. The 3ca. pays the old rate of postage. Photo

Most of the mail to China was sent directly to Shanghai, not much mail was sent via Chefoo


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