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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 679

1894 Dowager Empress
3 candareens Internal Rate plus 6 candareens Registered
1894 (30 Nov.) Captain Binns envelope registered to Canton bearing 1ca., 2ca. pair and 4ca. tied by Customs Chinkiang first day of issue c.d.s. with the Chinkiang large "R" in oval and straight-line "registered." handstamps in red; the reverse bears a very faint strike of Customs Canton c.d.s. (10.12) struck in violet; some light ageing. F.Z. Chun and collector's handstamp on the reverse. Photo

Captain Binns produced a number of covers on this day bearing a vaariety of frankings. So far 22 have been recorded

1894年11月30日鎮江寄廣州Captain Binns掛號封,貼壹分銀一枚,貳分銀兩枚及肆分銀一枚,銷鎮江首日日戳,並蓋大型橢圓掛號戳,另有一紅色橫排掛號英文手戳,封背蓋較模糊廣州海關12月10日紫色到達戳,另有陳復祥及一些收藏家的印記,信封有㸃老化,但不失這個最早期貼用慈壽票的實寄封之珍貴性._x000D_ _x000D_ Captain Binns在這時期製作了不了實寄封,目前為止有記錄的約有22封左右.

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