lot # 23 - Overseas imperial china
1901 (Jan 17): German Reichspost stationery postcard 10 pf. carmine used at the Chinese PO of TANGKU with add. franking Dragon 2 c. red-brown, tied by bilingual TANGKU, SHANGHAI transit (Jan 29) cds of the Chinese PO alongside. Given to the German postal administration, where the indicium was cancelled by "SHANGHAI DEUTSCHE POST" despatch (Feb 1) cds, sent to Höxter with arrival (March 8) cds alongside. Chinese adhesive glued to the corner of the card nevertheless a fresh and interesting combination usage.
Catalogue 284: Europe & Overseas