1888年11月寄德国挂号封, 封背贴小龙叁分银3 枚及伍分银三方连票, 销清晰天津六型邮戳, 另盖有第一型㰐圆形挂号戳, 尚有上海海关11月10日日戳, 及12月14日Magdeburg 到达日戳. 信封面加贴法国75 仙票, 销11月9日上海法国客邮戳, 再另盖天津㰐圆形挂号戳, 法国红色挂号戳, 其中一枚3 分银是子模14, 而当中一枚伍分银票, 在贴上信封前已有裂并有折痕. 保存非常完好及重要的挂号封, 此封付24 分银作为国际挂号邮费. 而天津邮政局似乎忘记了盖他们的调度邮戳.
China 1885-88 Small Dragons Covers 1888 (Nov.) envelope registered to Germany bearing, on the reverse, 3ca. bright mauve (3) and 5ca. bright olive-yellow (3) in irregular blocks of three cancelled by good strikes of the Tientsin seal type VI in black with a good strike of the large "R" in oval type I registration handstamp. There is also Customs Shanghai c.d.s. (7.11), "<H>ligne n/paq. fr. no.4" datestamp (10.11) in blue and Magdeburg arrival (14.12), the last two tying the stamps. The address side with France 75c. (faults) tied by "<H>shang-hai/chine" c.d.s. (9.11) with another strike of the Tientsin "R" in oval and French registration handstamp in red. One of the 3ca. is cliché 14 and one of the 5ca. was torn before being affixed to the envelope, which has a central vertical fold.A fine and important cover paying 24ca. for international registered mail and represents quite early use of the Tientsin registered handstamp. The Tientsin post office forgot to apply their despatch datestamp. Photo