Lot# 7047

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

Lot# 7047
Starting Price: 6,000 HK$
22 Aug 1904, a registered mail used in a C.I.P. 1st series stationery card sent from Hokow, Yunnan Province, and thus rare.

22 Aug 1904, a C.I.P. 1st series 1-cent stationery card, sent in registered mail from Hokow Yunnan to France, uprated with one 1-cent, one 2-cent, and one 10-cent coiling dragon stamp, totaling 14 cents for international registered postage rate. The card was cancelled by a a rectangular Hokow registered mark of "R / HOKOW / No. 509", Hokow bilingual bisected c.d.s., and France arrival c.d.s. On the back of the postal, there is a hand color drawingg. A rare example of a C.I.P. 1st series stationery card with hand drawings sent in registered international mail from Yunnan.