Lot 1002 -
SPECTACULAR TAXED FOREIGN POSTCARD DRAGON FRANKING; Remarkable 18 Nov. 1891 German 5pf PC to Hamburg uprated 1888 Perf 11½-12 3c Mauve (2) Small Dragons each tied by Chinese character cancels and with rare double-ring "CUSTOMS/NEWCHWANG" with additional unrecorded variety of month expressed as a numeral datestamp on front, sent via the German PO in Shanghai with matched cds of two days later (20.11.1891) cancelling the indicia. Taxed on arrival with framed seriffed "T." h.s. and ms. '10' (pf) c....
Sold for GBP 26,000