Sale 1271 — The Magnolia Collection of U.S. Mail in China and Japan: Part 4
Sale Date — Tuesday, 13 December, 2022
Category — Ship Mail From Japan via San Francisco: Stampless and 1861 Issue
FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1861 ISSUE FIRST DESIGN, SCOTT 62B, USED ON A COVER ORIGINATING IN YOKOHAMA, JAPAN.
This is the only example of Scott 62B on a cover either to or from Japan we have offered since keeping computerized records.
"'p 'Jeanie' Japan Jan. 1866" crossed out and changed to "Steamer", pencil "Please forward", fresh and Very Fine, this entered the mails in San Francisco as an ordinary letter
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN OUTSTANDING AND EXTREMELY RARE USE OF THE 1861 ISSUE WITH THE "STEAM CHINA" HANDSTAMP.
Illustrated in Frajola-Perlman-Scamp book (p. 128). Ex Dr. Spicer. With 1988 P.F. certificate.