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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 681

1894 Dowager Empress
6 candareens Rate to U.S.A. via Japan
1895 (4 Mar.) double weight envelope from the United States Consulate in Tientsin to U.S.A. bearing, on the reverse, strip of three 4ca. rose-pink with interpanneau margin at left, cancelled by Tientsin seal type IX with Customs Tientsin despatch, Customs Shanghai (11.3), French packet (11.3), Yokohama (17.3) and Cincinati arrival (15.4) datestamps; the address side with two French "Chine" 25c. tied by "shang-hai/chine" c.d.s. Part of the address has been bleached out and the envelope fractionally reduced on opening but still a very good cover. Photo


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