【Autumn 2022 Sales Special Features: Large Dragon】
1881 Peking French combination, 1881 (11 Jan) Peking to Dorset, England. Small-size cover bearing on reverse horizontal strip of 3 5ca Large Dragon stamps with right margin, cancelled by Peking Chinese killer, with I.G of Customs Peking cds alongside. Winter route to Customs Shanghai (26 Jan). Transferred to French PO with 35c stamp cancelled by ‘5104’ diamond of dots, with Shanghai (27 Jan) cds alongside. Blandford (7 Mar) arrival.