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Auction: CSS74 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 1056

1885-88 Small Dragon Issue
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

1895年2月16日北京寄維他納綠色商業剖開封,貼光齒十一度半叁分直三連票,銷藍色北京橢圓中文戳,另貼法國客郵25仙票一枚,銷上海法國客郵日戳,封背蓋大型雙圈北京海關日戳,2月27目上海海關戳,及4月6日到達日戳,信封面局部被劃十字,封邊有壓皺迹,品相中上. 此枚雙圈北京海關戳的很早期使用例,難得.

HK$30,000 to HK$35,000

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