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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5721

Hong Kong Treaty Ports
Postal History
1864 (20 May) stampless entire letter to France "pr Messageries Imperials Via marseilles" bearing a light strike of Shanghai Paid c.d.s. in red, boxed "PD" and unframed "PP", "1/4" (½ ounce rate), "1" and other rate marks in red crayon, and octagonal Suez to Marseilles datestamp (5.7), the reverse with Shanghai code "C" c.d.s. and Hong Kong code "C" c.d.s. both in blue plus Lyon arrival c.d.s. (6 and 8.7). Good French mail. Clean and fine. Photo

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