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1895 combination cover sent from Chefoo to U.S.A.
Lot 2995
1895 combination cover sent from Chefoo to U.S.A., franked on front 1893 Chefoo Local Post First Issue 1c. red, horizontal pair, tied by LOCAL POST CHEFOO 4 MAY 95 double-ring cds, added with 1894 U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant issue, 5c. chocolate x 2, tied by U.S. POSTAL AGENCY, SHANGHAI MAY 11 95 duplex 1, on reverse with similar LOCAL POST CHEFOO 4 MAY 95 cds, also SHANGHAI LOCAL POST A MAY 7 95 cds, two U.S. POSTAL AGENCY, SHANGHAI duplex 1, dated MAY 11, 95 and MAY 13, 95 respectively, SAN FRANCISCO. CAL. PAID ALL JUN 12, 1895 and WASHINGTON, PA REC’D JUN 17 1895 arrival cds’s, torn and creased along the edges but not affecting the stamps, very rare Chefoo Local Post and U.S. mixed franking usage. An excellent show piece.
Start price $5,000
Condition: Torn and creased along the edges but not affecting the stamps
Type: Postal History, Cover
Period: 1850-1899
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