lot # 19 - Overseas imperial china
1898 (Nov 6): Postcard from Shanghai to Bielefeld, Germany, bearing a combination franking of China Dragon ½ c. brown (Gi 121) and German post offices in China, Eagle definitive with CHINA ovpt 10 pf. carmine (Mi 3/I). The Chinese adhesive was tied by a six barred mute obliterator with a bilingual despatch cds alongside, the card transfered to the German P.O. where the German adhesive was tied by SHANGHAI despatch cds (Nov 7), "BETHEL (BIELEFELD) arrival (Dec 10) cds alongside.
Catalogue 284: Europe & Overseas