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China Philately Vol. II

Amoy Local Post

Description: 1893 Sep 15, POSTAGE PAID 1 CENT envelope locally registered, franked with Shanghai 10c orange, tied by 'LOCAL POSTAL AGENCY AMOY' c.d.s. in blue /
Note: Rare use Shanghai Local elsewhere in the postal system.
Condition: Envelope toned and small faults.
Auction: Corinphila Asia Limited / Hong Kong 2000
Minimum bid: HK$ 5,000.00
Hammer price: HK$ 5,750.00
Description: 1895 Sep 26, red-band local cover, franked on the obverse with postage due stamps 4c brown, tied by c.d.s. Amoy of Sep 26, red marking 'TO PAY' /
Note: Chan No. LAD4
Auction: 297th Kohler Wiesbaden
Minimum bid: DEM 150.00
Hammer price: DEM 260.00

Description: 1895 Nov 9, German 10pf stationery card to Germany (Dec 23), bearing Amoy 2c blue, tied by "LOCAL POST AGENCY AMOY" c.d.s. and the stamped impression by "KAIS. DEUTSCHE MARINE SCHIFFSPOST No.1" c.d.s. (Nov 14) /
Note: Single postcard rate to Germany, forwarded by German "Marine Schiffspost", 10 pfennig fully prepaid local post rate at Amoy (2 cents).
Canc.: Black Chinese "LOCAL POST AGENCY A NO 9 95 AMOY" and German "KAIS.DEUTSCHE MARINE-SCHIFFSPOST No1 14/11 95"
Condition: 2c short perf. at foot.
Auction: Zurich Asia Limited / Hong Kong 2000
Minimum bid: HK$ 10,000.00
Hammer price: HK$ 17,250.00