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cover 1896 (4 Jan.) envelope registered to New York "Per City of Rio" bearing 1891 20c. on 30c. grey-green with Chinese chop (3) plus 10c. purple on red (2) cancelled by Hong Kong despatch c.d.s. and showing faint "R" in circle plus appropriate U.S.A. markings. An interesting and high franking which possibly includes 10c. late fee. Photo

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cover 1896 (4 Jan.) envelope registered to New York "Per City of Rio" bearing 1891 20c. on 30c. grey-green with Chinese chop (3) plus 10c. purple on red (2) cancelled by Hong Kong despatch c.d.s. and showing faint "R" in circle plus appropriate U.S.A. markings. An interesting and high franking which possibly includes 10c. late fee. Photo
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