Lot# 7052

The 2023 Winter Auction - Sale 342   December 16th - 19th 2023, Hong Kong

Lot# 7052
Starting Price: 7,000 HK$
10 Apr 1907, a rare and good use of blue TAKU dollar chop on a picture postal card for international mail to Germany.

10 Apr 1899, a postal card sent from TAKU to Germany via Shanghai, affixed with one 4-cent coiling dragon stamp and mixed with two Hong Kong Victoria 2c stamps, cancelled by a blue TAKU dollar chop, and Shanghai transit dollar chop. The 4-cent coiling dragon stamp was cancelled by a blue Pakau seal, while the Hong Kong Victoria stamps were cancelled with an "I.P.O." stamp, and next to it, a Hong Kong transit circular datestamp, plus a Germany arrival c.d.s. The blue TAKU dollar chop is rare. The card also carries a certificate issued by Peter Hille, Deutsche.