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Auction: CSS74 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 1338

Foreign Post Offices
Japanese Post Office
Shanghai: 1898 (5 Apr.) missionary envelope to New York bearing I.C.P. 4c. and 5c. with C.I.P. 1c. tied by Shanghai Dollar dater and used with Japan Koban 10s. brown tied by the type VII "shanghai/i.j.p.o." c.d.s. The cover was overweight, thus underpaid, and with Japan P.O. Shanghai circular tax handstamp, Chinese P.O. large "T" in red and two U.S. tax marks with a pair of 5c. Postage Due stamps cancelled in manuscript, New York and Albany (6.5) backstamps. Some faults on the reverse; an attractive combination for a taxed cover. Photo


HK$6,000 to HK$8,000

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