Sale 776 — The K.L. Collection of Classic Rarities
Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 April, 1996
Category — China
CHINA, 1882, 5ca Pale Yellow-Ochre, Wide Spacing (6). Setting III, horizontal strip of four (6-20-13-2) and another strip of five (full row, 7-11-4-19-8), used with 1882, 3ca Brown Red, Wide Spacing (5), Setting VI or VII, tied by multiple strikes of Tientsin seal on large native cover to Inspector General of Customs at Peking, red band and address in Chinese on back, blue pencil address on front, opened for display, minor cover wrinkles and small pieces missing from two stamps at upper left, such minor flaws are to be expected in such a cover
A MAGNIFICENT LARGE DRAGON FRANKING, BEARING NINE OF THE 5-CANDARIN WIDE-SPACING STAMP.