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  • Lot# : 32 Imperial China

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    1904 (July 23): Picture postcard with 'Hankow' motif, despatched at the German post office in Kankow and sent to Shanghai, forwarded locally, bearing German Offices in China 5 pf. green (Mi 16), tied by "HANKAU DEUTSCHE POST" cds, with "SHANGHAI DEUTSCHE POST" transit cds alongside. "SHANGHAI LOCAL POST" JUL 27 04" arrival cds, but forwarded and therefore franked with transit Dragon ½ c. brown and 1 c. orange, tied by clear Chinese handstamp and 'T' handstamp. A fine and fresh combination usage from a German PO via the local Shanghai post to the Imperial Chinese post. Cert. Kilian (1986).
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF