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CHINA - FOREIGN POST OFFICES
POSTAL HISTORY: 1922 (Sep) cover to Wisconsin with remarkable franking of 2c on 1c pair & block of 10 (5x2) tied by the USPA '2' duplex, 'Special Delivery' h/s in violet. Ex John Wesley Thomas: acquired for $US632. [The rate was 2c postage + 10c Special Delivery = 24c local currency]
POSTAL HISTORY: a similar cover from the same correspondence correctly rated with scarce franking of 6c on 3c & 18c on 9c, bold strike of the 'Special Delivery' h/s. Ex John Wesley Thomas: acquired for $US430.