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Lot 228

China, 1896 (24 July) envelope to Shanghai (28.7) bearing Dowager 9ca. green, cancelled by Tientsin seal in blue, showing on reverse matching "Customs/Tientsin" double-ring origin d.s. and "Shanghae/Local Post/C" arrival c.d.s., also in blue, the stamp has corner crease at lower right which has resulted in a small tear just impinging on frame lines, nevertheless a fine example of the domestic triple rate. Illustrated in Tony Kwan, Vol. I, p. 332. Chan 28.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000

Provenance: Wilson Te, Zurich Asia (Hong Kong), 18.3.2006, lot 586.

Realized HK$ 13,800

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