Lot# 8016

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

Lot# 8016
Starting Price: 2,600 HK$
Hammer Price: 4,800 HK$
1909 (Nov 16) Lanchow, Kansu to Belgium, C.I.P. 4th stationery card,

affixed with a 1c coiling dragon and a 2c coiling dragon stamp. The stamp was cancelled with a red Lanchow letter box "Twelve" tombstone. rectangular handstamp and three Lanchow Chinese-English lunar year cds (JiYou Oct 4), and also cancelled with a full Chinese lunar year cds from Sian, Shansi Province (JiYou Oct 13), and a Peking transfer cds (Dec 12). The card was transferred to the Peking French P.O. (Dec 3) and delivered via the Siberian line to Belgium, arriving on 18 Dec. The postal card is well preserved.