Sale 1248 — The Magnolia Collection of U.S. Mail in China and Japan: Part 1

Sale Date — Thursday, 16 December, 2021

Category — Mail to China

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2020
c
Sale 1248, Lot 2020, Mail to China30c Orange (71). Bright color, used with two 12c Black (69), tied by cork grid cancels on buff cover to John M. Nixon Jr., care of Blair, Tate & Co. in Shanghai, China, sender's directive "Via Marseilles" and "Stmr China", "New-York Br. Pkt. Feb. 23" (1864) circular datestamp on back, magenta "48" manuscript credit--carried on Cunarder China, departing New York Feb. 24, 1864, arriving Queenstown Mar. 7, then by P&O route--red "London Paid KZ MR 8 64" datestamp also ties 12c stamps, red "1d" British Colonial credit handstamp, "Hong Kong C AP 22 64" receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, unusual combination overpaying 53c rate via Marseilles by 1c, ex Canman and Vogel

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250