Lot# 7058

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

Lot# 7058
Starting Price: 18,000 HK$
Hammer Price: 27,000 HK$
25 Feb 1902, a very rare use of Yanchow dollar chop with the corresponding pakau cancellation, plus an instruction mark of 「信力已付 勿索勿給」bearing in a C.I.P. 1st series stationery card.

25 Feb 1902, a C.I.P. 1st series 1-cent stationery card sent from Yangchow to Shanghai, cancelled by a special local YANGCHOW dollar chop and Yangchow pakau stamp with Chinkiang transit c.d.s. and Shanghai bilingal bisected c.d.s. at arrival. In addition, there was also an instructional mark next to it saying "Postage fee already paid, do not ask for or give". This local YANGCHOW dollar chop plus pakau stamp are very rare, particularly in applying to C.I.P. stationery card.