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lot # 60 - 2: China Customs Mail Matter, Transitional Period and Imperial Post

Price: HK$ 4,000.00
Monday Dec 10, 2018 09:30 to Wednesday Dec 12, 2018 16:00 Asia/Hong_Kong

China, Customs Mail Matter/Chefoo : 1897 (10 Feb.) envelope to Shanghai (12.2), showing "Chefoo Customs/Mail Matter" framed h.s. in red, with "Customs/Chefoo" double-ring origin d.s. and brown "Customs/Shanghai" double-ring arrival d.s. on reverse.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000

A very early usage during the first days of the Imperial Post following its inauguration on 2 February 1897.

Auction Record
Christie's (Zurich), 19.5.1988, lot 3036
Christie's (Hong Kong), 3.5.1995, lot 2163.

Estimate: HK$ 4,000 - 5,000


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