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"Postage Paid"
信力已付戳

Question No. 2
How much of Chinese stamps should be on this cover if paid in stamps?

Registered mail from Peking to France. Large Circular Bilingual "Chinese Imperial Post Office - POSTAGE PAID - Peking" / 中國郵政 - 信力已付 - 北京 mark and Feb. 9, 1897 Peking I.G. of Customs CDS. Peking REGISTERED Type II mark. 75c French stamps canceled by Shanghai French P.O. on Feb. 26, 1897. Frech P.O. "R" mark. French ship Ligne N seal of Feb. 27, 1897.

75c French stamps indicates a double rate (25c x 2) registered letter (Registration fee 25c).

Note for Question No. 2


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