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lot # 63 - 2: China Customs Mail Matter, Transitional Period and Imperial Post

Price: HK$ 26,000.00
Monday Dec 10, 2018 09:30 to Wednesday Dec 12, 2018 16:00 Asia/Hong_Kong

China, Customs Mail Matter/Foochow : 1890 (20 June) envelope to Shanghai (24.6), showing "Foochow Customs/Mail Matter" type II oval h.s. in red, with matching "Customs/Foochow" double-ring origin d.s., "Customs/Shanghai" double-ring d.s. (24.6) and "Shanghai/Local Post/B" arrival c.d.s. in blue on reverse, envelope opened out for display and with various peripheral tears and edge restoration due to rough opening, none of which affects any of the markings, fine to very fine strike of the Customs Mail Matter handstamp.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000


Provenance: Richard Canman, Stanley Gibbons (London), 19.10.1972, lot 25.

The earliest recorded date of use of the Customs Mail Matter type II handstamp, predating any other example by more than three years.


Estimate: HK$ 25,000 - 30,000

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