Category: JAPAN - Postal History
POST OFFICES IN CHINA: 1882 cover to General Jones in Japan "per Hiroshima Maru" with Japanese 5s brown tied by cork cancel & double-circle 'I.J. POSTAL AGENCY/DEC/20/SHANGHAI.' cds alongside, 'ORIENTAL BANK CORPORATION' embossing (affected by opening tear) on the flap, 19mm 'NAGASAKI/ 22/DEC/1882/JAPAN' arrival b/s, three strikes of a small Japanese "chop" in red.
Postal History , Ship Mail , CHINA , JAPAN , unusual origins or destinations , Consular Mail