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Lot 3592

Chinese Local Post: Foochow, 1894 (6 Sept.) "Consulate of the United States of America, Fuchau, China." corner card envelope to Philadelphia (10.10), showing "Foochow/Local Post Agency/T" origin c.d.s. in blue and bearing U.S. 5c. chocolate, cancelled by "U.S. Postal Agency/Shanghai" duplex (11.9), with "Shanghai/Local Post" c.d.s. (9.9) in blue and San Francisco c.d.s. (4.10) on reverse, very fine and rare usage of this Foochow Local Post handstamp (used prior to the issuance of adhesives in August 1895) in combination with the U.S. Agency in Shanghai, enhanced by the U.S. consular usage.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000


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