lot # 61 - 2: China Customs Mail Matter, Transitional Period and Imperial Post
China, Customs Mail Matter/Chinkiang : 1896 (15 Oct.) neat envelope to Shanghai (16.10), showing "Chinkiang Customs/Mail Matter" oval unframed h.s., with matching "Customs/Chinkiang" double-ring origin d.s., blue "Customs/Shanghai" double-ring d.s. (16.10) and "Shanghai/Local Post" arrival c.d.s. in red on reverse, small part of flap at back missing due to rough opening there but postal markings remain complete, very fine usage with delivery to the Shanghai Local Post system and very fine strike for this difficult Customs Mail Matter handstamp.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
Taiwan Rupen (Taipei), 10.4.1984, lot 189.
Estimate: HK$ 8,000 - 10,000