Lot 1027United States Postal Agency in China Shanghai Issues used on Cover
Incredible oversized 1922 Registered cover from Shanghai to Java, Dutch East Indies, bearing a block of eight 2c on 1c Green, SE at bottom and right margins, also a block of six 4c on 2c Carmine, SE on bottom margin with centering into design, along with an additional 20c on 10c orange yellow, all tied by poorly struck US Postal Agency Shanghai China oval cancellations, back stamped with US Postal Agency Jul 1922, Registered P.O. Hong Kong15 JY 22 and Buitenzorg 28.7.22 6-7N cancels, there is a vertical crease at right not affecting the stamps, overall attractive philatelic item of importance for the specialist collector. Scott catalogue value for used stamps alone is $3,540.
Sold for $1,200
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