VERY FINE. A PHENOMENAL COVER BEARING THE 1878 3-CENT LARGE DRAGON FIRST ISSUE OF CHINA ON COVER SENT VIA THE FRENCH POST OFFICE IN SHANGHAI TO PARIS. A RARITY OF THE HIGHEST ORDER.
This outstanding China and France mixed-franking cover is believed to be one of the few known bearing the Large Dragon and Sage issues. A cover of exceptional importance and deserving of a key role in an award-winning exhibit.
With 2007 Calves certificate.
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE USAGE OF THE LARGE DRAGON FROM CHEFOO. ONLY APPROXIMATELY A DOZEN LARGE DRAGON COVERS ARE KNOWN FROM CHEFOO.
VERY FINE AND CHOICE SHEET OF THE 3-CANDARIN LARGE DRAGON.
Scott Retail as singles
VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND RARE COMBINATION FRANKING OF CHINA AND JAPAN STAMPS ON A COVER TO THE UNITED STATES.
This cover was acquired by the Halls prior to World War II.