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Auction: 169 - Lot number: 595 << Previous   Next >>

Description: 1913 "Darrah Overprints" 'S'HAI./CHINA' Type I Handstamp on Parcel Post 1c 2c 4c 5c 10c 15c & 25c, the 1c & 4c with one straight edge, each with undated oval 'US POSTAL AGENCY/R.D./SHANGHAI CHINA' Registration Division handstamp, a few blemishes. Ex John Wesley Thomas: acquired for $US2070. Rare. [John Darrah, the Postal Agent at Shanghai, applied a handstamp and two different overprints to various US stamps. The "Darrah Overprints" are not listed by the major catalogues, but are highly regarded by specialists as forerunners] (Qty 7)

Auction Category: CHINA - FOREIGN POST OFFICES - United States

Listed in: China - Foreign Post Offices , overprinted stamps , UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , CHINA , parcel post

Estimate: AUD$ 1500.00T

Type: G/F Get Help on this Item

Quality: A/B Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $1,300.00T