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Auction: 19009 - The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part 1
Lot: 1094

International Mail
1895 (1 Jan.) opened-out envelope used as a newspaper wrapper to carry "2 papers" addressed to New York and bears 1894 ½ca. tied by the Ichang oblong datestamp with the error of yeardate "94". Used with a pair of Hong Kong 2c. carmine tied by the British Post Office Shanghai c.d.s. (2 2) and readdressed on arrival. A few peripheral faults but a fine and rare printed paper rate cover. There is a note on the reverse, "With H.F. Brady's Compls.". Photo

Major James Starr, September 1991

Charles Goodwyn, November 2001

1895年1月1日宜昌寄紐約作為新聞封套的破剖封, 貼1894年銀半分, 銷宜昌信館方框戳, 戳中年份錯為"94", 加貼香港2仙兩枚, 銷2月2日上海英國客郵局日戳, 信件到達後改送地址. 雖然有些破損, 但為罕見的郵資郵件, 背有"With H.F. Brady's Compls"字字._x000D_ _x000D_ 源流: 1991年9月Major James Starr; 2001年11月Charles Goodwyn.

HK$40,000 to HK$50,000