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Customs Small Dragon Surcharge
海關小龍加蓋改値郵票

1897 Silver Dollar Surcharged stamps on Chinese style red band cover
      

Registered cover from Shanghai to Peking. Small Dragon surcharged with small 5c/5ca, Dowager Re-drawn design surcharged with large 2c/2ca and Red Revenue surcharged with small 2c/3c canceled by Shanghai Dollar Dater on September 27, 1897. Large "R" mark and Biligual Registered / 掛號信件 mark. Arrival Peking Dollar Dater of Oct. 2, 1897 and "Postage Paid, Don't Demand" / 信資付訖別無索取 mark.


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