Stamp Catalogue

China Philately Vol. II

Red Revenue

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DOMESTIC MAIL Shanghai to Woosung

Description: 1899 Nov 22, illustrated envelope from Shanghai to Woosung, readdressed to Kiaochow, franked with large surcharge '1c on 3c' deep red in combination with CIP 1c, cancelled by SHANGHAI type II pa-kua cancellations, Shanghai Local Post backstamp Nov 22 and Kiaochow bilingual oval dater of Nov 28 in blue /
Note: Single domestic rate of 2 cents. Illustrated in 'The Revenue Surcharges' page 245.
Auction: Sotheby's / Hong Kong 1996
Minimum bid: HK$ 15,000.00
Hammer price: HK$ 23,000.00


Description: 1900 Oct, local Shanghai cover, franked with '1c on 3c' in combination with Dowager surcharge '1/2c on 3ca' and ICP 1/2c, tied by SHANGHAI c.d.s. of Oct 9, arrival Oct 11 /
Note: Single domestic rate of 2 cents.
Condition: Very fine
Auction: Cherrystone / USA 1999
Minimum bid: US$ 5,000.00
Hammer price: US$ 4,500.00