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Lot 2325

China, Imperial Post : 1897 (1 Aug.) envelope to Halifax, Nova Scotia (7.9), showing "Tientsin" origin dollar dater in blue denoting payment of postage in cash, subscriber's mail or acceptance of foreign postage applied by the sender, and bearing Japan Koban 5s., cancelled by "Shanghai/I.J.P.O." c.d.s. (16.8), showing on reverse "Shanghai" transit dollar dater (5.8) in brown, "Yokohama" (19.8) and "Vancouver" (1.9) transit c.d.s., some stains and cover faults, an early usage (the earliest recorded being 4 July 1897) of the Tientsin dollar dater.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Realized HK$ 4,370

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