(p.1-41) HK034-Fujian


Ex. 4004

4004 1895-96 A small accumulation of Foochow Local Post stamps in stock cards, including 1st and 2nd issues both mint set x 2 and 1 used set, and a 1/2c brown stationery wrapper, with a lot low values in used condition, fine, approx. 80+. Chan LF1-LF11. Photo HK$ 2,000 - 2,500 4005 1897 Foochow Local Post Second issue 1/2c yellow, tied by full strike ‘CHINA POSTAL.SERVICE.FOOCHOW/27.1.97’ single ring cancellation, very early usage, most cancellations found are dated 3rd Feb. 1897, full original gum on reverse, very fine copy. Chan LF10. Photo HK$ 2,000 - 2,500


4006 1895 (17 Dec.) Foochow Local Post Dragon Boat 1/2c deep brown stationery wrapper, tied by single ring ‘POSTAL SERVICE. FOOCHOW’ CTO. Photo HK$ 1,000 - 1,500

4007 1895 (29 Oct.) A red band cover from Foochow to I.M. Customs, Chungking, bearing Foochow Local Post 1st issue 2c orange, tied by bilingual ‘LOCAL POST AGENCY. FOOCHOW.’ single ring in black, with bilingual ‘CHUNGKING/29.10.95’ arrival cancel in violet, with a vertical tear (about 15mm) at the top, slightly affecting the arrival cancel, genuine commercially used Local Post covers are scarce. From the collection of Phoon Chiong Tuck. Photo HK$ 7,000 - 8,000 4007


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