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Auction: 19009 - The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part 1
Lot: 1177

1896 Second Provisionals
Vertical Surcharge (Reading up)
1c. on 30c. slate-mauve cancelled by Hankow Local Post c.d.s. dated 1896 (18 June), the stamp is centred low and right and and there is a small thin at top. Believed to be the earlist recorded use of these provisionals. Photo

一分直蓋於三角洋錢舊票, 灰紫紅色, 銷1896年漢口工部日戳, 票面圖䅁稍的右下移, 票頂有微薄. 相信是這項加蓋票實寄的最早記錄.

HK$1,000 to HK$1,200