Lot# 7053

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

Lot# 7053
Starting Price: 8,000 HK$
Hammer Price: 18,000 HK$
25 Jan 1898, a very nice C.I.P. 1st series stationery card having 3 dollar chops including Soochow, Swatow and Shanghai in the same postal card.

25 Jan 1898, a C.I.P. 1st series stationery card, sent from Soochow to Swatow, cancelled with a black Soochow dollar chop, Shanghai dollar chop (the 5th day of the first month, the 24th year), and a brown-black circular postmark from Swatow (the 10th day of the first month, the 24th year). 
A desirable item to have 3 dollar chops on a stationery card, and this is an earlier example of the Soochow dollar c.d.s.