1880 Tonnage Dues Certificate issued by Commissioner of Maritime Customs of Shanghai for the French ship "Tibre", valid from 24th May to 23rd September 1880. The document stated that the French ship weighing 1009 tonnes had paid a customs tax of 403 silver taels and 6mace. With an officiell seal at left and Commissioner of Maritime Customs of Shanghai chop on top. The 1ca green Large Dragon stamp affixed with Customs cds is probably not relevant and done by someone later for some reason. A very

Lot nr.:756

Starting bid:30000 SEK ADD TO BID FORM

Status: DOC ?

Category: POSTAL HISTORY IMPERIAL

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1880 Tonnage Dues Certificate issued by Commissioner of Maritime Customs of Shanghai for the French ship "Tibre", valid from 24th May to 23rd September 1880. The document stated that the French ship weighing 1009 tonnes had paid a customs tax of 403 silver taels and 6mace. With an officiell seal at left and Commissioner of Maritime Customs of Shanghai chop on top. The 1ca green Large Dragon stamp affixed with Customs cds is probably not relevant and done by someone later for some reason. A very rare historical document showing how that tax system for customs and shipping worked during the second half of the 19th century.

Closing date: 25th April at 24:00 CET

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