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Special Features:  Chefoo – The Second Earliest of All Customs Circular Datestamps | 拍品介紹:第二早的海關雙圈日戳


【Special Features:  Chefoo – The Second Earliest of All Customs Circular Datestamps】

Chefoo, 1875 (22 July) Lurgan to Chefoo, addresssed to William Hancock. Cover ‘via Brindisi’ bearing GB 3d and 1/- stamps cancelled by Lurgan duplex. Transit London (23 July), Singapore to Hong Kong Marine Sorter (22 30 Aug) to arrive Chefoo (6 Sep) with Customs cds. Re-directed to Peking.   Only 4 covers with Customs Chefoo datestamp prior to the Large Dragon issue are recorded, the first two arrived on the same date. This is the second earliest example of any Customs datestamp.       

Realized: HK$432,000

【拍品介紹:第二早的海關雙圈日戳】

英國寄烟臺海關韓威禮,經新加坡至香港船上分揀,到達蓋烟臺関日戳。大龍郵票發行之前,僅見4件帶烟臺關日戳郵件,本件是最早的,也是各海關中第二早的日戳。

成交價: HK$432,000

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