2c Carmine, Ty. II (319F).
Pair and two singles, tied by New York oval registry handstamps and pair partly covered by registry label on 1906 cover originating in Frankfort, Germany
and franked with Germany 80pf stamp
for postage and registration to New York, upon receipt in New York the cover was struck with "Re-Registered/After Delivery"
via San Francisco to Shanghai, China,
San Francisco registry label with sans-serif letters (FX-SF1a), unclaimed and returned to Frankfort via New York, wide variety of datestamps and handstamps trace its journey and its failure to find a recipient, including U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai backstamp, some unsurprising soiling and wear, minor stamp flaws, Fine and striking cover, for no additional postage a registered cover properly received could be forwarded as long as a new registry fee was paid, in this case represented by the four 2c Shield stamps
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