Lot# 7005

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

Lot# 7005
Starting Price: 15,000 HK$
Hammer Price: 42,000 HK$
23 Aug 1906, a very rare T.P.O. mail in use of "Peking-Changte Train P.O." on C.I.P. 2nd series stationery card for international mail to England

23 Aug 1906, a C.I.P. 2nd series double stationery card reply portion, sent from Shunteh to Kent, England, uprated with one 1-cent and one 2-cent coiling stamps, cancelled by four train postmarks: "Peking to Changte / BingWu, 7th month, 5th day / Train Car No.2" in Chinese characters, along with a Peking small bilingual bisected c.d.s. The card was then forwarded to Shanghai with England arrival postmark. Another rare application of TrainMail PO mark on C.I.P. stationery card.