Rare 1894 Shanghai to Germany cover to be auctioned

Rare 1894 Shanghai to Germany cover to be auctioned

The 1894 registered cover from Shanghai to Germany with datestamp April 22, 1897 will be auctioned in December with an estimate between £130,000 – £215,000.

The cover has a combination of the 1894 Empress Dowager and 1897 Red Revenue stamps with provisional surcharges. They are cancelled by the Shanghai Pa-Kua obliterator in black.

It is also franked with a French Post Offices in China 50c stamp.

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