From Rarities of the World - Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. - June 26, 2019
Lot 1056 -
GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 30pf Orange & Black on Salmon, Tientsin Handstamp (21; Michel 12). Mint N.H., particularly well-centered, rich colors on fresh paper, few minor toned spots on reverse only
STILL VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONAL NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-PFENNIG TIENTSIN PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMP.
With the exception of the 50pf value, this is the rarest used stamp of these highly collectible Tientsin handstamps -- especially so in Mint Never-Hinged condition.
Signed Engel, Pfenninger and Friedl. With 1991 Holcombe and 2017 Jaschke-Lantelme certificates. Michel €20,000....$ 14,500.00
Sold for US$ 3,500
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