Details For Cover ID# 29497

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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: frajola
Added on:Jul 11, 22
Edited on:Nov 21, 22
 
Postmark: Oct 14, 1891
Origin: USPO Shanghai, UNITED STATES
Destination: Shanghai, CHINA
 
Description:

[Shanghai Local Post Subscriber's Card, lilac on cream, Livingston #SC5] preprinted text for United States Postal Agency for delivery of short paid letter, manuscript "10" cents due, blue double circle "U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai Oct 14 1891" datestamp (earlier than the 1892 EKU I record in Fisher catalog), blue "Shanghai Local Post OC 15 91" deliver datestamp, addressed to Mrs. Burge, care of Dr. (F.J.) Burge, River Bank Shanghai, addressee name repeated in Chinese in pencil at right, the only example of such a use that I have seen (Wang states "less then five known" volume 2, page 464 and this is a early than his two that are shown and slightly different arrangement of text, ex Chazen (Magnolia)

Owner's ID: 706
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? Yes, for US$ 1750.   Interested in this cover? Contact frajola.
Stampless? No
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