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Auction: 19009 - The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part 1
Lot: 1102

Agency of the Shanghai Local Post
1884 (30 Dec.) large stampless envelope to Shanghai bearing, on the reverse, fine strikes of Hankow Local Post c.d.s. code "C" and the double-circle (type D2) Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. (3.1); there is a vertical fold at one side and some light soiling on the address side. A scarce early letter for this agency. This is one of only three reported covers to Hankow delivered through the Agency of the Shanghai Local Post. Photo

1884年12月30日寄上海大型免貼票信封(因為是年捐訂戶交寄的信, 均不用貼郵票), 在封背蓋藍色漢口工部"C"字日戳, 及1月3日藍色上海工部雙圈(D2型)到達戳, 信封一邊有摺痕, 另有些微汙漬在信封面, 罕有的早期封.

HK$10,000 to HK$15,000