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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign

Reserve: HK$40,000 - HK$50,000
ca. US$5,101 - US$6,377
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 2021, Views: 16

Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Office Japan 1892 (June) mission envelope to U.S.A. bearing Shanghai 1890 2c. tied by a good strike of double-circle "local post agency/foochow" cancellation in blue, with Japan Koban 5s. tied by Shanghai I.J.P.O. c.d.s. (8.7) and Normal arrival c.d.s. (7.8) with Yokohama transit (13.7) additionally tying the Shanghai stamp; redirected on arrival, the reverse with Shanghai Local Post (1.7), San Francisco, Normal and faint Moweagua c.d.s. An important combination cover which is thought to be the earliest use of the Foochow Local Post Agency postmark. Photo

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Spink
Title: The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part II
Date of the auction: 21 Jun 2019
Address: Spink
Spink China