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Lot 84
China: French Military mail: 1901-05 Four covers and a card, comprising 1901 registered cover (flap missing) sent through the military bureaux at Tientsin to France, franked by General issue 1881-86 10c. and 30c. tied by "TRESOR ET POSTES AUX ARMEES 5 CHINE 5" c.d.s. in an unusual blue-green colour (unlisted) also boxed "R" mark in similar ink. 1903 (Aug. 11th.) stampless German p.p.c. from Tientsin to France cancelled by large circular "CORPS D'OCCUPATION DE CHINE/Forces Publique/LE COMMANDANT" and "TIEN.TSIN" c.d.s. 1904 Military occupation cover from Shanghai Kouan to Belgium bearing 1902-06 5c. (2) and 15c. tied by "TIEN.TSIN." c.d.s.,
Sold for £141 (US$ 220) inc. premium

Lot Details
[OC] China: French Military mail:
1901-05 Four covers and a card, comprising 1901 registered cover (flap missing) sent through the military bureaux at Tientsin to France, franked by General issue 1881-86 10c. and 30c. tied by "TRESOR ET POSTES AUX ARMEES 5 CHINE 5" c.d.s. in an unusual blue-green colour (unlisted) also boxed "R" mark in similar ink. 1903 (Aug. 11th.) stampless German p.p.c. from Tientsin to France cancelled by large circular "CORPS D'OCCUPATION DE CHINE/Forces Publique/LE COMMANDANT" and "TIEN.TSIN" c.d.s. 1904 Military occupation cover from Shanghai Kouan to Belgium bearing 1902-06 5c. (2) and 15c. tied by "TIEN.TSIN." c.d.s., (5 items)

Footnotes

  • at base has "Corres ces d'Armees".1905 (Sept. 15th.) Military occupation cover from Tientsin to France, franked by 1904 F.M. 15c. tied by "TIEN.TSIN" c.d.s. with "Corres ces d'Armees". 1905 (Dec. 14th.) small envelope from Tong-Kou to France, franked by 1902-06 5c. tied by "TIEN.TSIN" c.d.s., on reverse has large circular "CORPS D'OCCUPATION DE CHINE/PLACE/DE/TONG-KOU". (5 items)
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