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Auction: CSS37 - Fine Stamps and Covers of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 1593

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Small Figures on Small Dragons
1899 (10 May) 1c. on 1ca. dull green used with Dowager Small Figures 1c. on 1ca on green-coloured envelope to I.M. Customs, Wuchow, tied by Pakhoi pa-kua and Customs Pakhoi c.d.s. and, on the reverse two strikes of the Wuchow bilingual c.d.s. (16.5). An interesting and colourful cover; very late use of these Pakhoi postmarks and early use of the Wuchow dater (earliest date recorded is 9th May). Pays the rate for under quarter of an ounce. Photo

1899年5月10日北海寄蕪湖海關美術封, 左上角貼小龍小字加蓋洋銀壹分蓋於壹分票, 暗綠色. 右上角貼慈壽小字加蓋洋銀壹分蓋於壹分票, 分別銷北海八卦戳及北海海關日戳, 封背蓋兩枚5月16日蕪湖雙語日戳, 色彩十分豐富的信封; 更具趣味性的是北海郵戳是最晚期使用例, 而蕪湖日期戳卻是屬於極早期(最早的日期是5月9日)使用, 保存良好的小龍及慈壽混貼實寄封.

HK$30,000 to HK$35,000

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