Lot no. 8076

377th Auction



Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for1.000 €
CHINA-SAXONY, 1856, Part paid cover to Altenburg (quadruple British resp. triple German rate), endorsed "per Overland Mail via Triest", showing on front clear red crowned "PAID AT HONG KONG"  with adjacent "4/-" in red crayon for the prepayment of 4 shillings for the distance to Alexandria. For the remaining distance taxed with "18 5/10"  Austrian neugroschen resp. silbergroschen, which had to be paid by the recipient. On reverse weak Hongkong despatch mark and Saxonian distribution mark. A very fine and scarce entire