Sale 284

Lot 1490

1874 (Oct. 27) Shanghai to Yedo via Yokohama, "U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai" c.d.s. on cover addressed to Yedo in "Care Messrs Walsh Hall & Co / Yokohama", bearing 6¢ dull pink (159) pair tied by two bold strikes of Shanghai segmented cork cancellation, reverse with blue "Forwarded by Russell & Co. Shanghai / Oct 26, 1874" double-oval cachet, backflap with embossed "C. Aldolphe Low / San Francisco" cachet, carried by the branchline P.M.S.S. Golden Age, reduced at left with small nick, left stamp with corner nick, Fine usage, double the 6¢ inter-consular rate between Shanghai and Yokohama.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500

Provenance: Ishikawa

Realized $4,000

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