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Auction: 19009 - The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part 1
Lot: 1028

1894 Third Issue
Covers - International
1896 (2 Nov.) envelope to India (flap missing) bearing 8ca. orange tied by a fine strike of Chungking oval datestamp in violet with pair of Hong Kong 5c. blue alongside tied by Shanghai c.d.s. (16.11) and, on the reverse, Hong Kong (24.11), Tuticorin (8.12) and Dinapore (12.12) c.d.s.; there is a vertical crease which runs between the two Hong Kong adhesives. A good cover paying the correct rate. Photo

Saul Newbury, February 1962

1896年11月2日重慶寄印度封, 貼貼橙色銀捌分票, 銷紫色長方框型中英文日戳, 經上海英國客郵局時, 加貼香港5仙兩枚, 銷11月16日上海英國客郵戳, 在封背蓋11月24日香港及12月8日Tuticorin中轉戳, 及12月12日Dinapore到達日戳; 信封有些垂直摺痕於兩枚香港票之間; 少見的重慶寄國外混貼封._x000D_ _x000D_ 源流: 1962年2月Saul Newbury.

HK$40,000 to HK$50,000