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Auction: 19009 - The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part 1
Lot: 1043

Postage Dues
1896 (17 June) printed newspaper wrapper to Dierking in Chungking bearing 5pf. tied by Possneck c.d.s. bearing 2ca. rose-red Postage Due tied by a very fine strike of Chungking oblong datestamp (16.7) in violet and, on the reverse, the similar style datestamp of Ichaing dated "31" July with manuscript day. There are a few repairs, generally confined to where the wrapper was opened. A rare printed paper postage due. Photo

Richard Canman, December 1988

Wei-Liang Chow, November 1996

1896年6月17日德國寄重慶新聞封套, 貼德國5pf. 票一枚, 銷Possneck日戳, 旁加貼重慶玫紅色銀貳分票, 銷重慶7月16日紫色長方框型中英文日戳, 在封套背蓋另一相似的方框型重慶信局宜昌分局中英文日戳, 日子"31"以手填上; 封套有些修補, 可能是開封時做成破損, 罕見的外來混貼印刷郵件._x000D_ _x000D_ 源流: 1988年12月Richard Canman; 1966年11月周煒良.

HK$40,000 to HK$50,000