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lot # 72 - Empress Dowager

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1897 (5 Feb) cover from Peking to France.. Franked with Empress Dowager 1ca stamp to pay for domestic postage, tied by Chinese Peking killer, and Customs Peking cds alongside. Customs Shanghai transit 22.2. French stamp 25c also affixed by the sender, cancelled in Shanghai 22.2, Winter route. Late commercial usage of unsurcharged Empress Dowager stamp. Tony Kwan, Covers and Cards of Empress Dowager Jubilee and Its Surcharged Issues. Vol.1, pg.438.

北京寄法國, 甚晚期使用例子。《慈禧壽辰票暨其加蓋票信封圖鑑》第438頁原件。