HONG KONG, 1891, 20c on 30c Yellow Green (61; SG 48).
Tied by "Hong Kong SP 20 98" circular datestamp on registered cover to Manila, Philippines,
manuscript "Per S.S. Yuensang"
directive, boxed "Hong Kong G.P.O." registry handstamp (Proud RL9), violet "Philippine Sta., San Francisco Cal. Sep. 3, 1898"
circular datestamp (one of these datestamps must have had wrong date or month plug), cover with minor edge wear and slight soiling at bottom, still Fine and rare use, very few examples of the backstamp are known
as Goodale records its use from Sep. 12-21, see website for reverse of cover
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