Past Auction: December 2018

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Lot #4227

CHINA

1887 (16 Mar) cover with blue "Shanghai Local Post" departure postmark on back, franked on front with 3 Can red, cancelled (not tied) by oval chop, perf. faults, sent via the French Post Office in Shanghai, with 25c Type Sage added for further transmission to Gross Salze, with arrival postmark (24 Apr), wax seal removed from back, filing folds away from the stamps, some overall wear and toning, otherwise a fine and rare item, signed Roger Calves, but since the Large Dragon is not tied, the cover is offered AS IS
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Price Realized
$4,500.00

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