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Auction: 19034 - The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part II
Lot: 2003

British Consular Post
1873 (19 Mar.) Nicholson envelope to Melbourne bearing Hong Kong 1863-71 24c. green strip of three (two small corner defects) cancelled by "B62" with "3/-" rate mark in red crayon below; the reverse with Hong Kong code "C" transit (27.3) and Melbourne arrival (5.5) c.d.s.; some wrinkling and creasing. Manuscript notation on face confirms that this originated from this well-known correspondence from Foochow. Photo

1873年3月19日福州寄澳大利亞墨爾本封, 貼香港1863-71年女皇票24仙三連票一枚, 銷"B62"型戳, 另有手寫紅腊筆3先令字樣(即約72仙), 封背蓋有香港3月27日帶"C"字中轉戳及墨爾本5月5日到達戳, 信封有摺痕及有些少老化感.

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