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Auction: 19034 - The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part II
Lot: 2012

Shanghai Agency
Postal Stationery
1893 (17 Jan.) 2c. deep lilac card (PC12A) to Shanghai bearing a good strike of bilingual "local post agency/foochow" in greenish blue and a fine strike of the Foochow boxed "PAID" struck in red. Clean and fine.

Believed to be the earliest example of the Paid handstamp. Photo

1893年1月17日福州寄上海貳分郵資片(PC12A), 銷綠藍色上海工部信館福州代辦所福州雙語戳, 及紅色方框型郵資已付戳, 相信是這枚郵資已付戳的最早期使用例. 保存良好.

HK$12,000 to HK$15,000