lot # 11 - 1871-77 Pre-adhesive 1871-77 Pre-adhesive
Chefoo,. 1875 (22 July) Lurgan to Chefoo, addresssed to William Hancock. Cover ‘via Brindisi’ bearing GB 3d and 1/- stamps cancelled by Lurgan duplex. Transit London (23 July), Singapore to Hong Kong Marine Sorter (22 30 Aug) to arrive Chefoo (6 Sep) with Customs cds. Re-directed to Peking. Only 4 covers with Customs Chefoo datestamp prior to the Large Dragon issue are recorded, the first two arrived on the same date. This is the second earliest example of any Customs datestamp.
英國寄烟臺海關韓威禮, 經新加坡至香港船上分揀, 到達蓋烟臺関日戳。大龍郵票發行之前, 僅見4件帶烟臺關日戳郵件, 本件是最早的, 也是各海關中第二早的日戳。