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Lot 226

China, 1896 (14 Jan.) envelope to Yssingeaux, France (5.3) bearing Dowager 6ca. brown, cancelled by Peking seal in blue, showing on reverse matching "I.G. of Customs/Peking" double-ring origin d.s., "Customs/Tientsin" (15.1) and "Customs/Shanghai" (26.1) double-ring transit d.s., in combination with France Peace and Commerce 25c. pair cancelled by "Shang-hai/Chine" c.d.s., the envelope has sellotape reinforcing at back behind the 6ca. which has a 3.5mm. tear at top left. A fine double rate cover with both the Chinese and French stamps applied by the sender. Illustrated in Tony Kwan, Vol. I, p. 217. Chan 27.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000

Realized HK$ 27,600

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