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Auction: CSS37 - Fine Stamps and Covers of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 1591

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Small Figures
30c. on 24ca. in a vertical strip of three cancelled by Customs Shanghai c.d.s. in blue dated 1897 (2 Jan.) the first day of release in Shanghai; fresh and fine. All first day cancellations are very popular and any multiple very scarce. Photo

洋銀三角蓋於貳錢肆分直三連票, 銷上海海關1897年1月2日藍色戳, 為首日於上海推行, 所有首日蓋銷票皆極受歡迎而連票更為少見

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