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Lot #88
United States - Offices in China United States used in Japan
1870 (6 Dec) cover from Yokohama, Japan to Hartford, Ct, franked with single 10c brown (minor perf. flaws), cancelled (not tied) by segmented cork, with corresponding Yokohama Japan cds alongside, "per US Mail" in manuscript, blue "Forwarded by Walsh, Hall & Co., Yokohama" in oval, clear San Francisco (Dec 23) transit, unusually fresh and v.f. cover
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Catalog #150
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Lot #89
United States - Offices in China United States used in Japan
1873 (29 Aug) cover from Yokohama, Japan to New Brunswick, NJ, franked with single 10c brown, cancelled by segmented cork, with corresponding Yokohama Japan cds below, San Francisco (Sep 10) transit, merchant handstamp on reverse, minor backflap tears, fine
Envelope
Catalog #150
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Lot #90
United States - Offices in China United States used in Japan
1878 (22 Nov) cover from Meadville, Pa to Yokohama, Japan (addressed to Mrs. Rev. M.C. Harris, care of Dr.Eldridge, missionaries with Methodist Episcopal Church), franked with 5c dark blue, sent via San Francisco, with Japanese transit and arrival pmks, also Yokohama Japan Dec.26 cds on back, fine
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Lot #91
United States - Offices in China United States used in Japan
1879 (20 Dec) cover from Strasburg, Pa to Tokyo, Japan (addressed to Mrs. Rev. M.C. Harris, care of Rev. Julius Soper, missionaries with Methodist Episcopal Church), franked with 2c and 3c Banknotes, with Japanese arrival pmk on front, also New York and Yokohama (25 Jan) transit pmks on back, closed cover tear at left, otherwise fine
Envelope
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Lot #92
United States - Offices in China United States used in Japan
1886 stationery 5c entire envelope addressed to assistant engineer aboard U.S.S. "Ossipee" at Yokohama, Japan, with straight line "Ship" and Yokohama Japan 18 March 1886 arrival cds alongside, fine (recommissioned 28 January 1884, "Ossipee" served on the Asiatic station until returning to New York 15 February 1887)
Envelope
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Lot #93
United States - Offices in China United States used in Japan
1894 stationery 5c entire envelope addressed to Yokohama, endorsed "Oceanic," with arrival (16 Oct) alongside, framed "Paquebot," re-addressed to Kobe, with red chops at bottom, fine
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