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||Scott #112. 2 1/2 fen
violet with "characters" watermark. Block of thirty-two stamps
cancelled to order. All Very Fine.
||FORERUNNERS IN MANCHURIA. Scott
#211. China, Junk 10 cents blue tied by illegible postmark to an
envelope sent from Manchuria to Miss Kathleen Mullen, Pocatillo, Idaho,
in late 1919 or early 1920. There is a censor tape at left tied by the
small straight-line "2212" censor identification. A member of
this family from Pocatillo, Idaho spent two years in a military unit
which protected the railway system which joined Manchuria with the
major hubs of Eastern Siberia. Scarce cover in Fine condition.
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