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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5189

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Large Figures Surcharge, Covers
10c. international Rate: 1897 (28 Sept.) double weight envelope to France "Per French Post" bearing horizontal pairs of narrow setting 2c. on 2ca. variety imperforated between stamp and interpanneau margin with wide setting 10c. on 12ca. (pane II [13-14] including cracked dot of yang type B) well tied by Chefoo Dollar dater with France "Chine" 50c. alongside tied by "shang-hai/chine" c.d.s., the reverse (flap missing) with Shanghai Dollar dater (30.9) and part of the arrival c.d.s. A rare and delightful franking paying double weight in addition to 4c. winter rate plus the imperf. margins variety. Photo

HK$60,000 to HK$80,000

Starting price