Lot# 7057

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

Lot# 7057
Starting Price: 5,000 HK$
Hammer Price: 5,000 HK$
10 Nov 1897, a first year use of C.I.P. 1st series stationery card for international mail to Germany and thus rare.

10 Nov 1897, a C.I.P. 1st series stationery card, sent from Shanghai City to Germany, uprated with a 1-cent and a 2-cent Japan coiling dragon stamps, along with a French 10 centimes stamp. The Japan coiling dragon stamps were cancelled with two blue Shanghai dollar chops, and the French stamp was cancelled with a Shanghai French PO transit postmark. This card is in early usage of the 2nd month of the first year of the Qing stationery card, making it an ideal collectible item.