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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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