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Stamp of China » Chinese Empire (1878-1949) » 1897 Red Revenues 1901 (Sept 7) Commercial envelope ("ANZ & Co") to Germany via the French P.O. with Red Revenue Small Figure 4c
Stamp of China » Chinese Empire (1878-1949) » 1897 Red Revenues 1901 (Sept 7) Commercial envelope ("ANZ & Co") to Germany via the French P.O. with Red Revenue Small Figure 4c
Stamp of China » Chinese Empire (1878-1949) » 1897 Red Revenues 1901 (Sept 7) Commercial envelope ("ANZ & Co") to Germany via the French P.O. with Red Revenue Small Figure 4c
Stamp of China » Chinese Empire (1878-1949) » 1897 Red Revenues 1901 (Sept 7) Commercial envelope ("ANZ & Co") to Germany via the French P.O. with Red Revenue Small Figure 4c
Lot 40062
China » Chinese Empire (1878-1949) » 1897 Red Revenues
Price realised
5’000 EUR
Estimate
2’000 – 3’000 EUR
Auction date
Wed 16 Jun 2021 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1901 (Sept 6) Registered postcard from Shanghai to Lichtenthal (Germany), bearing 1897 ‘Dowager’ Small Figure 5c on 5ca (no signs of perf. at base), ‘Red-Revenue’ Large Figure 4c on 3c and 1898 5c flesh, tied by bilingual cds on departure, franked for onward transmission with “Chine” overprinted 10c type I and 25c, tied by “Shang-Haï/Chine” cds, repeated at right, alongside Chinese and French “R” registration markings, German transit and arrival; a rare usage of the scarce ‘Red Revenue’ issue on registered postcard; (Benjamin Y. K. Hwa census #559).

Provenance: Paul Ke-Shing Chang

Catalogue reference: CHAN Chan 89, 41, 108