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Lot 298

U.S. Offices in China, 1887 (Feb. 7), splendid, neat cover from Havilah, California, to the French Concession at Shanghai, a lovely cover bearing a US 5¢ brown Garfield issue tied by light cork cancel, with matching "Havilah/Feb/7/1887/Cal" origin c.d.s.; front also notes boldly in red, "This was not delivered until after the Jap mail had been sent off"; reverse shows superb strike of violet "U.S. Postal Agency/15 MAR. 87/Shanghai" receiver, along with San Francisco FEB 8 transit, Very Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.

Realized HK$ 1,200


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