official envelope addressed to Germany (14.12 arrival) bearing U.S.A. 1898-1900 1c., 2c., 5c. and 1895 8c. all in pairs and cancelled by unframed straight-line "CHINA" h.s., with "MIL.P STA NO1 TIENTSIN/CHINA" c.d.s. adjacent; a rare though philatelically inspired cover. Holcombe Certificate (1989)" /> cover 1900 (4 Nov.)<I> "Post Office Department"</I> official envelope addressed to Germany (14.12 arrival) bearing U.S.A. 1898-1900 1c., 2c., 5c. and 1895 8c. all in pairs and cancelled by unframed straight-line "CHINA" h.s., with "MIL.P STA NO1 TIENTSIN/CHINA" c.d.s. adjacent; a rare though philatelically inspired cover. Holcombe Certificate (1989) | Christie's