Sale 284

Lot 1516

1921 (Dec. 9) to Austria via New York, registered semi-legal size cover to Vienna, Austria, carried from China by "S/S Empr. of Russia", bearing 4¢ on 2¢ rose, 8¢ on 4¢ brown, 10¢ on 5¢ blue (K2, K4 pair, K5) cancelled by two partial strikes of "U.S. Postal Agency / Shanghai, China / R. D." double-oval, reverse with purple "U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai, China Dec 9, 1921" c.d.s., "New York 12-31/1921" double-oval, printed return address on flap "Berbert Scholz & Co. / Shanghai, China, two stamps with s.e., file fold at left, Fine, rare three-color franking on commercial cover to Austria, 5¢ U.P.U. rate plus 10¢ registry fee.
Estimate 400 - 500

Realized $750

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