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(1898 - 1910) CIP - Coiling Dragon
倫敦版蟠龍郵票封


CIP Coiling Dragon - January 1898         Designed by R. A. de Villard. Engraved by Rapkin and his son (dragon), A. B. Hill (carp) and Joseph (wild goose) of Waterlow & Sons Limited, London. The printing methods used was Line-engraving (widely referred to as Recess printing), with and without watermark.

Newspaper wrapper. From Tientsin to Shanghai. CIP ½c canceled by Tientsin Pa Kua. Tientsin Customs CDS (with "Customs" removed) of March 25, 1899. Arrival Shanghai Local Post CDS of March 29, 1899.


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