lot # 5 - Overseas imperial china
1899: Postcard franked by Egypt 2 m. green (Gi 59) pair tied by 'Port Said' cds's (Dec 21) addressed to Tientsin, China. Readdressed on arrival to Taku Forts with 1898/1900 Coiling Dragon 1 c. orange tied by bold TIENTSIN cds (Jan 30, 1900) in black. Card with minor corner bend but a scarce and most attractive usage.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas