lot # 17 - 1871-77 Pre-adhesive 1871-77 Pre-adhesive
Chinkiang IJPA combination,. 1879 (14 Jan) Chinkiang to USA. Clear strike of “Customs Chinkiang” origin cds on reverse. Transit Shanghai Local Post (15 Jan). Franked with Japanese 2x 5s stamps (one with damage), cancelled with crossroad obliterator in black, and IJPA Shanghai cds (20 Jan) alongside. Transit Yokohama (29 Jan), San Francisco (16 Feb), re-directed to New York (28 Feb).