Auction: 19009 - The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part 1
October 1894, Narrow Setting
Proofs and Essays
5ca. imperforate plate proof block of twenty five with lower margin showing the printer's imprint and "Treaty Port Stamps of Yichang (Ichang), in red on buff paper. An exceptional and unique multiple produced by the Tsukiji Type Foundry Co. Photo
銀伍分無齒帶下邊紙二十五方連試樣票, 下邊紙上有印刷廠銘為宜昌商埠郵票的英文"Treaty Port Stamps of Yichang (Ichang), 紅色印於淺黃色紙, 存世僅此一張, 由日本築地製版公同印製.