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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5289

Foreign Post Offices
German Post Office
Shanghai: 1898 (22 June) picture post card of Shanghai in winter and bearing C.I.P. 1c. cancelled by Shanghai pa-kua and tied by a strike of "hotel des colonies/shanghai." struck in purple and with Germany 1898 10pf. Eagle overprinted "China" tied by Shanghai type 2 c.d.s. (27.6) and Munich arrival c.d.s. (2.8), the reverse with a good strike of Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. An unusual combination and an early picture post card. Photo

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