【Small Dragon Surcharge】
Newchwang French combination, 1897. Newchwang (26 Sep) to USA. Cover franked with Small Dragon marginal strip of 3x 1c/1ca and 2c/3ca stamps tied by Newchwang dollar chop. Transit Customs Shanghai with dollar chop (30 Sep). Transfered to IJPO Shanghai (1 Oct) where Japanese 5 sen stamp was cancelled. Transit Yokohama 8 Oct, arrived Little’s Mills. Age toning.