Sale 30


Lot 141



China, 1892 (July 8), Small Dragon cover, sent from Taku to Sandhurst, England, a lovely and scarce single-rate cover, franked by 3ca Small Dragon perf 11½-12, horizontal pair and single, each tied to cover by customarily light strike of "I.M. Customs/8 JUL 92/Taku" datestamp; 25c France stamp added at Shanghai and cancelled by one of two "Shang-haï" cancels, plus "Yokohama Japan" 16.VII transit; reverse notes Hawkhurst and Sandhurst British arrivals dated AU 17, along with light small-sized Shanghai Customs transit; some stamp and cover tones, Fine to Very Fine, an attractive and scarce example of the elusive Customs Taku dater.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.

 
Realized HK$ 12,000


 


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