JAPAN, 1883, 2s Carmine Rose (73).
Tied by Hiroshima circular datestamp on homemade thin paper cover to Chinchow, Manchuria, well-struck red "Second Army First FPO 27.12.27" arrival datestamp (translated, dated Dec. 27, 1894), incl. original enclosure
from solider who was sent back to Japan and written while in a hospital, slightly rough opening at right, otherwise Very Fine, scarce First Sino-Japanese War postal history
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