【Special Features: The only German postal stationary Large Dragon combination】
1881 Incoming, 1881 Frankfurt (4 Oct) to Peking. Postal stationary card, transit with ‘Singapore to Hong Kong’ marine sorter cds 5 Nov. Arrived Customs Shanghai (17 Nov) where a 3ca Large Dragon stamp added to pay for domestic postage, and sent onward to I.G. of Customs Peking (28 Nov), then re-directed to Customs Shanghai (8 Dec). The only known German postal stationary card in combination with the Large Dragons.
Provenance: Prof. Heinz Benzinger. Large Dragons, p.201