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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 601

1885-88 Small Dragon Issues
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1891 (12 Apr.) opened-out envelope from Hungary to Peking bearing bearing Hungary 5kr. (4, one on the reverse) tied by Nagy-kanizse despatch c.d.s. with 3ca. mauve tied by Tientsin seal type V in blue; the "Peking, China" of the address has been crossed through and written, on the reverse, "Can not be found in Peking ..." and returned to sender without further charge. The array of backstamps with Hong Kong (3.6), Customs Tientsin (19.6), Customs Peking (23.7), German Post Office Shanghai (31.7), Munich (7.9) and Nagy Kanizsa arrival (9.9). Some light soiling.

This very rare combination makes a spectacular and desirable cover. F.Z. Chun handstamp and signed by Peter Holcombe. Photo

provenance: Sir Percival David, July 1970,

'Ming', September 1988

1891年4月12日由匈牙利寄北京破剖實寄封,貼5克朗郵票四枚(其中一枚貼於封背)銷瑙吉考尼饒戳,另貼小龍三分銀票銷藍色天津戳,封面寫有北京及中國英文字並遭劃去,封背寫有未能於北京派遞,及後退回寄件人並無收取額外費用。封背蓋有6月3日香港戳、6月19日天津海關戳、7月23日北京海關戳、7月31日上海德國客郵局戳、9月7日慕尼克戳及9月9日瑙吉考尼饒到達戳,輕微泛黃_x000D_ _x000D_ 此封郵路及郵戳組合並不常見,有F.Z. Chun蓋章及Peter Holcombe簽署。 源流:1970年7月"Sir Percival David" 及1988年9月"Ming"

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