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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 899

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Large Figures Surcharge, Covers
10c. international Rate plus 10c. Registration
1897 (9 Sept.) long envelope registered to Austria bearing wide setting 30c. on 24ca. variety wide space with pair of small figures 10c. on 9ca. (with top margin) cancelled or tied by Tientsin pa-kua with a fine strike of the Tientsin Dollar dater and large "R" in red at right; with France "Chine" 25c. and 1f. tied by "shang-hai/chine" c.d.s. with French registered handstamp alongside, the reverse with Krakau arrival c.d.s. (23.10). Paying four time weight and registration. Some creasing and soiling and a fragment missing from the reverse, nevertheless an attractive and important franking. Photo

Sir David Roseway, January 1973

The Revenue Surcharges China 1897, vol, II (illustrated page 867)

Covers and Cards of Empress Dowager Jubilee and its Surcharge issues, Tony Kwan, 2011 (illustrated page 943)

1897年9月9日寄奧地利實寄封,貼1897慈禧壽辰紀念初版加蓋大字長距洋銀三角蓋於貳錢肆分票及 小字加蓋壹角蓋於玖分雙連票帶上紙邊,銷天津八卦戳,蓋有天津大圓日戳及"R"紅色掛號戳; 另貼法國客郵25仙及1法郎郵票各一枚,銷上海法國客郵戳,旁蓋法國紅色掛號戳,背蓋克拉科夫10月23日到達戳。繳付四倍重量郵資及掛號費。有折痕及微黃,封背缺一部分。

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