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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5045

1885-88 Small Dragon Issues
International 9 candareen Rate: 1895 (16 Feb.) opened-out commercial, greenish envelope to Vienna bearing clean cut perf.11½ 3ca. mauve vertical strip of three tied by Peking seal in blue with French "chine" 25c. alongside tied by "shang-hai/chine" c.d.s.; the reverse with a fine strike of the large double-circle "customs/peking" c.d.s., Customs Shanghai (27.2) and the arrival c.d.s. (6.4). Part of the address has been crossed through and a little crumpling at side.

An important cover and very early use of this new Customs Peking datestamp Photo

HK$40,000 to HK$50,000

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