Lot# 2555 - Sale #3005

  • Lot# : 2555 Italian Offices in China - Tientsin

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    1922 Registered Cover to Genova,  1918/21 2c on 5c pair, 8c on 20c pair, 10c on 25c, 40c on 1L and 12c on 30c Postage Due pair all cancelled/ tied by light strikes of "R.R. POSTE ITALIANE/ TIENTSIN - CINA/ 24.6.22" cancels, both registry handstamps at left, partly struck 4-line "RR. PP. ITALIANE-TIENTSIN/ NON MULTABILE/ AFFRANCATURA SECONDO TARITTE/ POSTE CINESI" handstamp (Italian Post Office Tientsin/ Non Taxable/ Franking According to Chinese Postal Rates), backstamped with Brindisi transit and Genova arrival postmarks, a trivial bit of edge wear not detracting from this exceptional cover. (Scott 17, 19, 20, 22, J7; Sassone 17, 19, 20, 22, Seg. 7)
    Start Price : 1,200 USD
    Current Opening : 725 USD
    Hammer price : 1,150 USD