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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 891

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Large Figures Surcharge, Covers
2c. Under ¼ Ounce
1897 (7 June) envelope to Shanghai bearing wide setting 2c. on 2ca. tied by a fine strike of the Amoy Dollar dater with a fine strike of "amoy customs/mail/matter" oval alongside; Shanghai (12.6) Dollar dater on reverse. This is thought to be the earliest examples of the Amoy Dollar dater. A spectacular and desirable cover. Photo

Richard Canman, October 1972

1897年6月7日寄上海實寄封,貼慈禧壽辰紀念再版加蓋大字長距洋銀貳分蓋於貳分票,銷廈門大圓日戳,旁蓋廈門海關公文戳; 背蓋上海6月12日戳,相信為最早使用之廈門大圓日戳範例。

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