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The Frederic Freilicher Collection of Hong Kong


Accountancy Markings
 
 
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Lot 2011

Hong Kong, 1854 (Nov 26), Anglo-French Postal Convention cover from Hong Kong to Paris, France, with reverse showing "Hong Kong 26 NO 1854" double arc datestamp, while front shows manuscript "par Southampton" with Calais 1 / 25 and British "HW JA 22 1855" transit and Paris JANV 23 receiver. Front shows "Colonies / &c Art. 13" framed accountancy handstamp in red and handstruck "15" charge, scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2012

Hong Kong, 1862 (Nov 30), folded business letter from Hong Kong to Reims, France, "via Marseilles", with reverse showing "Hong Kong / C / NO 30 / 62" origin c.d.s. in bluish black, with matching "GB / 1f62 4 / 10" accountancy marking on front (Webb type H). Reverse shows Reims 15 JAN 63 receiver and red "Wm Pustau & Co Hong Kong" forwarding agent cachet. Front shows clear, red "Poss. Ang. V. Suez" transit of 13 Jan. Fresh and scarce, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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Lot 2013

Hong Kong, 1862 (Mar 14), folded business letter from Hong Kong to Reims, France, "via Marseilles" with "Hong Kong C MR 14 62" origin c.d.s. and matching "GB / 1f62 4 / 10" Webb type H accountancy handstamp. Front shows "9" rate charge, French 4 / 26 transit and bold strike of "Wm Pustau & Co Hong Kong" forwarding Agent cachet, while reverse shows various French transits and Reims 4 / 27 / 62 receiver. Attractive clean cover, which predates the earliest recorded Webb listing by nearly 3 months!, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2014

Hong Kong, 1863 (Mar 8), folded letter from Shanghai to Lyon, France, with manuscript "via Marseilles", with front showing very nice strike of "GB / 1f.22 4 / 10¢" accountancy handstamp in black (Webb type G), along with "25 AVRIL 63 Poss. Ang. V. Suez Marseilles" marking and handstruck "18" charge. Reverse shows Shanghai 3 / 18 origination marking, Hong Kong 3 / 12 transit and Lyon 4 / 25 arrival. Fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2015

Hong Kong, 1863 (June 29), outer business letter from Hong Kong to Reims, France, "via Marseilles" with "Hong Kong / C / JU 29 / 63" origin c.d.s. and matching "GB / 1f62 4 / 10" accountancy marking. Front shows "18" handstruck rate charge, red French 13 Aug 63 transit and red "Wm Pustau & Co" forwarding cachet. Reverse show various French transits and Reims Aug 15 arrival, attractive and scarce combination, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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Lot 2016

Hong Kong, 1864 (Nov 14), folded business letter from Hong Kong to Reims, France, "via Marseilles" with blue "Hong Kong / C / NO 14 / 64" origin c.d.s. and matching "GB / 1f62 4 / 10" accountancy marking (Webb type H). Front additionally shows red, March French transit, "9" handstruck rate charge, along with red "Wm Pustau & Co" forwarding cachet. Reverse shows Paris 12 / 25 and Reims 12 / 25 transit and arrival markings. Fresh, scarce combination, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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Lot 2017

Hong Kong, 1864 (Dec 14), folded business letter from Hong Kong to Bordeaux, France, "via Marseilles" with superb strike in blue "GB / 1f62 4 / 10" accountancy marking (Webb type H), red JANV French transit, "Hong Kong / C / DE 14 / 64" in blue with "9" handstruck charge, and Bordeaux 25 JANV 65 receiver. Cover also bears the forwarding agent cachet of Bourjou Hubener & Co in blue. Fresh and scarce, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2018

Hong Kong, 1865 (May 12), outer folded business letter from Hong Kong to Nantes, France, "via Marseilles" with blue "Hong Kong / C / MY 12 / 65" origin c.d.s. on reverse, with matching "GB / 1f62 4 / 10" (Webb type H) accountancy marking on front. Red French transit on front along with Nantes 6 July 65 receiver on reverse. Front additionally shows nice strike of "Wm Pustau & Co Hong Kong" forwarding agent cachet. Fresh and scarce, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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Lot 2019

Hong Kong, 1865 (May 29), folded business letter from Hong Kong to Reims, France, with red, script handstamp "via Marseilles", with reverse showing blue "Hong Kong / C / MY 29 / 65" origin c.d.s., with matching blue "GB / 1f62 4 / 10" accountancy marking. Reverse shows Paris and Reims July 16 transits and receivers, while front shows red 15 July transit. Fresh and scarce, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2020

Hong Kong, 1867 (Feb 28), folded business letter from Hong Kong to Bordeaux, France, "via Marseilles", with excellent strike of "GB / 1f66¢" accountancy marking (Webb type N), along with "90" rate charge. Front shows red French March transit and Reverse shows Bordeaux 12 April receiver. Fresh, Very Fine, rare, the earliest recorded example of the Webb type N accountancy marking.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2021

Hong Kong, 1867 (July 28), outer folded business letter from Hong Kong to Rotterdam, Netherlands, "via Marseilles" with red 10 SEPT 67 French transit and handstruck rate marking as well as nice strike of "GB / 1f66¢" accountancy marking in black. Reverse shows Hong Kong 7 / 28 origination marking, Rotterdam 12 SEP 67 arrival in red, plus "Siemssen & Co Hong Kong JUL 28 1867" firm chop. Fresh and scarce, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2022

Hong Kong, 1870 (April 4), cover from Hong Kong to Paris, with front showing "GB / 1f66¢" accountancy marking, Webb type N, with reverse showing "Hong-Kong / C / AP 4 / 70" origin c.d.s. (Webb type B),and Paris 14 May receiver, scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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