Sale 284

Lot 1489

1873 (Oct. 12) Shanghai to Nagasaki, "U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai" c.d.s. on cover bearing 6¢ carmine (148) pair tied by two bold strikes of Shanghai segmented cork cancellation, reverse with blue "Forwarded by Russell & Co. Shanghai / Oct 11, 1873" double-oval cachet, docketing on reverse shows Oct. 26 receipt; mended flap tear slightly affecting cachet, Very Fine, double the 6¢ inter-consular rate between Shanghai and Nagasaki.
Estimate 2,000 - 3,000

Provenance: Fisher

Realized $11,500

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