1902 Nov. 14 Red-band cover sent from Shaoxing to Peking via Min Chu private letter office, the Min Chu office forwarded it on Nov. 17 “壬寅十九交局” to national post office where the cover was franked with 1c Coiling Dragon stamp and tied by Shaoxing Post Office tombstone chop (reduced tariff for domestic rate from 2c to 1c between 8th Apr. 1902 – 31st Aug. 1904) , with Hangchow Nov. 19 and Shanghai Nov. 21 bilingual transit dater, Peking Nov. 26 black oval arrival dater. VF. Rare Min Chu private letter office and National Post offices combination cover. Paul Ke-Shing Chang: History of Postal Cancellation of China part III, page 86 illustrated. 1902年经民信局转送管局红条封,封背盖红色民信局“壬寅 十九交局”戳,封面贴蟠龙1分销绍兴邮政局碑型戳,经杭州及上海中转,销北京11月26椭圆到达戳。此封是少见民信局经官局实寄,1分邮资为减资短期使用。集邮家王纪泽旧藏,张恺升之中国邮戳史第三册第86页原物.极好的邮史素材.

Lot nr.: 820

Starting bid: 10000 SEK

Result: 17000 SEK

Status: Cov ?

Category: POSTAL HISTORY IMPERIAL 清代邮史

Auction is running, closing date: 24th Feb. 2019 at 24:00 CET

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