China United States Postal Agency in Shanghai 1919 surcharges set of 16 to $2 on $1 purple-black. Also includes 1922 2c on 1c blue-green and 4c on 2c carmine, SG1/18.
These stamps represent all issues of the United States Postal Agency in Shanghai which was open from 1 July 1919 to 31 December 1922. They were valid for use on mail despatched from the US Postal Agency in Shanghai to addresses in the United States.
A nice well centred mint and fresh quality complete set of these rare stamps, with original gum.
The combined SG catalogue price for all stamps in the set is £2,550 (stated as cheapest price). Well centred examples are referred to as worth double this amount making this an attractively priced set.