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Lot 287

Lot 287 China, 1897 (18 Aug.) "Rev. J.H. Worley, Methodist Episcopal Mission, Foochow, China" corner card cover front (small faults) to Kansas City "via Japan" bearing 1897 large figures surcharge 1½mm. setting on Dowager 3rd printing 1c. on 1ca. cancelled by "Foochow" dollar chop and Japan 1s. cancelled by "Shanghai/I.J.P.O." c.d.s (20.8), fine and scarce printed matter rate to U.S.A. which was cheaper through the Japanese Post Office until the rate was standardized to the U.P.U. rate on 1 October 1897. Chan 75.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
Realized HK$ 10,925

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