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The Frederic Freilicher Collection of Hong Kong


Treaty Ports and Transit Mail via Hong Kong
 
 
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Lot 2122

Amoy, 1878 (Nov 26), cover front to Aberdeen "D27", a spectacular cover front, franked by 4¢ and 12¢ watermark CC Victoria issues, the latter a wing margin example, each tied by bold, clean strikes of Amoy "D27" killer and matching … c.d.s. Front shows manuscript "per First Quick Mail" notation, fresh, rare, a showpiece! Very Fine, ex-Pearson and Ishikawa collections.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000

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Lot 2123

Amoy, 1881 (Sept 29), postal card to Hamburg, Germany, fresh and clean 3¢ Victoria postal card usage, cancelled by nice strike in black of Amoy "A1" cancel along with dual strikes of "A / Amoy / SP 29 / 81" c.d.s.'s. Front shows "Hamburg 7 / 11 81" receiver, fresh and rare, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2124

Amoy, 1884 (Nov 17), registered cover to San Paulo, Brazil, franked by a vertical pair and a single of 10¢ Victorias, the pair cancelled by one of two strikes "Amoy / A / NO 17 / 84" c.d.s.'s, Webb type Dii, while the third stamp is cancelled by one of two strikes of "R" registry in circle. Front shows NY registry label, while reverse San Francisco 12 / 19 / 84 transit and Rio 1 / 31 / 85 receiver; fresh, a rare beauty, as Webb notes the practice of the registry marking to cancel adhesives is unknown to occur at Amoy, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2125

Amoy, 1885 (April 24), registered cover to Philadelphia, "via San Francisco" franked by two 10¢ Green Victorias, one tied by one of two strikes "Amoy / A / AP 24 / 85", Webb type Dii, the second by one of two strikes "R" in circle, Webb type Rii. Reverse shows 2 strikes "Hong Kong / A / AP 26 / 85" c.d.s.'s and blue 4 line S.F. Registered May 29 1885 transit; cover with tear through center and some tape staining, Fine, exceedingly rare, as Webb notes the practice of the registry marking to cancel adhesives is unknown to occur at Amoy.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2126

Amoy, 1890 (May 30), 3¢ postal card used to Germany, cancelled by bold strike of "A / Amoy / MY 30 / 90" c.d.s., Webb type E, with reverse showing "Hong Kong / B / JU 2 / 90" transit and Bremerhaven July 7 receiver, scarce; faint toning, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2127

Amoy, 1895 (Nov 19), forwarded cover to Philadelphia, franked by 10¢ Victoria issue, tied by nice strike "Amoy / A / NO 19 / 95" c.d.s., Webb type Dii. Front shows manuscript "via San Francisco", violet "FORWARDED" handstamp and Brooklyn Dec 31 transit, while reverse shows "Hong Kong / B NO 22 / 95" transit and Philadelphia 12 / 31 receiver. An attractive and scarce usage, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2128

Amoy, 1908 (Oct 23), registered "opened" cover to Hong Kong, franked on reverse by 2¢(3), 8c(pair) and 12¢ King Edward VII issues, tied by 25mm "Amoy / A / OC 23 / 08" c.d.s.'s, Webb type Ji. Front shows bold strike of the rare "R / Amoy B.P.O. / No. 100" 39x19mm rectangular registered chop, Webb type Riv. Opened for display and harmlessly reduced a tad at top, rare, believed to be the latest known usage of this Amoy registration handstamp, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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Lot 2129
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Amoy, Treaty Port Cancellation Collection. Clean and well-organized, powerful assemblage of over 200 Victoria through King George V issues, arranged and identified by Webb listed cancellation types. Begins with 10 examples of the "A1" Killer and continues on including seven "D27" types, then onto extensive treatment of the various c.d.s. types, including red Amoy Paids etc. A wonderful, substantial holding, well worth inspection, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2130
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Bangkok, c. 1880, 2¢ dull rose, with exceptional strike of "British Consulate in Bangkok", a splendid, nearly complete as possible strike in reddish-black, a wonderful example of this rare and desirable marking; shallow thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, 2000 Royal Philatelic Society photo certificate.
Scott 9. SG 28.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2131
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Bangkok, Collection of Cancellations on Hong Kong Issues. Wonderful specialists group of 18 Victoria through King George V issues, including 5 Victorias with nice strikes of Bangkok, Webb type A c.d.s.'s, 3 Victorias with partial, legible strikes of the rare British Consulate seals, plus numerous lovely "bamboo" cancels, etc. Lovely group of scarce markings, examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000.
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Lot 2132
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Canton, 1883 (Oct ?), forwarded cover front to Shanghai, 2¢ Hong Kong Victoria cancelled by bold strike of "C1" duplex killer, along with matching "A / CANTON / OC ? / 83" c.d.s. Front addressed to Cmdr Barker, U.S.N., originally destined for Hong Kong, which is crossed out and noted "Shanghai, China". Although the date is not decernable, the October month and year clearly are, making this one of the very latest, if not the latest usage of the C1 handstamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,500.
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Lot 2133

Canton, 1906 (Jan 2), cover to Narbonne, France, franked by pair of 10¢ King Edward VII issues, tied by one of two strikes "Canton / B / JA 2 / 6" Webb type Dv c.d.s.'s. Reverse shows "Victoria / 7am / 3 JA / 06 / Hong Kong" transit and "Narbonne 28-1 06" receiver, Very Fine, rare, as this cover pre-dates the earliest known, Webb-listed usage by 3 days.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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Lot 2134

Chefoo, 1908 (July 6), 10¢ registered King Edward VII entire to Landeck, Germany, uprated by additional 10¢ King Edward VII issue, each tied by good strikes of "Chefoo / C / 6 JY / 08 / British P.O." c.d.s.'s, with registered "Chefoo B.P.O." chop adjacent. Reverse shows Hong Kong G.P.O. 15 JY transit, Oels 14.8 transit and Landeck 15.8 receiver, scarce; minor sealed break in entire on front, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2135

Foochow, 1862, negative pre-adhesive marking on piece of market circular to New York, a good size fragment, detailed in Webb on page 267, showing bold, full strike in red of the exceptionally rare, negative "Foo-Chow-Foo China" handstamp. Circular sent via London, with manuscript "via Marseilles" and red London transit dated March 1862, along with several rate markings. Fresh, an extraordinary showpiece, Very Fine, with only 4 examples recorded, 1994 B.P.A. photo certificate accompanies.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
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Lot 2136

Foochow, 1882 (Jan 31), cover to Paris, franked by 10¢ violet Victoria, tied by light strike of "F1" killer, along with matching "Foochowfoo / A / JA 31 / 82"c.d.s. Front shows red French packet and arrival markings dated 13 Feb and 18 March respectively, while reverse shows "Hong Kong / C / FE 7 / 82" transit and large part of French Consul Fou-Tcheou handstamp seal in blue. rare, showing a very late usage of this marking; flap missing, Fine to Very Fine, ex Rowell.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2137

Foochow, 1921 (Oct 29), B.P.O. cover to Czechoslovakia, franked by pair of 10¢ King George V, overprinted "CHINA", tied by "British Post Office / OC 29 / 21 / Foochow" c.d.s., Webb type J, along with rectangular "R / Foochow B.P.O. / No. 7" registry handstamp, Webb type L. Reverse shows Hong Kong Nov 2 registered transit, red London 19 DE 21 transit and Czechoslovakia Dec 22 receiver; interesting enclosure included, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2138
 
Foochow, Covers and Postal History. Nice group of 4 items, 3 of which are mounted on pages, including Webb type I on cover to Hong Kong, type H used to Canada, type F used on lovely printed circular to Berlin and type B on 4¢ postal card via Japan to the U.S. Attractive group, examine, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2139

Hankow, 1892 (Nov 22), cover to Vallorbe-Gare, Switzerland, franked by 2 widely spaced 5¢ Hong Kong Victorias, each tied by bold "Hankow / NO 22 92" c.d.s.'s, with square "0" and star (Webb type Cii). Front additionally shows French "Ligne N / 30 Nov 92 / Paq. FR No 2" handstamp, while reverse shows British "Shanghae / C / NO 25 / 92" and "Hong Kong / A / NO 29 / 92 transits, rare, a decidedly late usage of this postmark, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2140

Hankow, 1910 (Jan 20), registered B.P.O. cover to U.S.A., franked on reverse by 4¢ King Edward VII, block of 5, tied by large "Hankow / C / JA 20 / 10" c.d.s.'s, Webb type Liii, with front showing "Hankow / A / JA 20 / 10" c.d.s., type Ki, along with "R / Hankow B.P.O. / No. 259" registry handstamp, Webb R2. Reverse shows San Francisco 2 / 24 transit and Wisconsin 2 / 28 receiver, attractive combination of markings, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2141

Hankow, 1913 (Apr 1), registered cover to Washington, with violet handstamp "via Peking / Siberia" franked by 8c and 12¢(2) King Edward VII issues, tied by "Hankow / B / AP 1 / 13" Webb type Kii c.d.s., along with rectangular "R. Hankow B.P.O. No. 160 (manuscript)" registry handstamp (Webb R2). Reverse shows violet, Washington D.C. / Registered / Apr 28 1913" receivers and red London AP 17 transit, attractive cover, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2142
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Hiogo, 1863-74, Queen Victoria, 4¢ slate, cancelled Hiogo "D30" killer, a most attractive example with straight edge at left, cancelled by bold, nearly maximum strike of the elusive, Hiogo "D30" killer, rare; a superb example of this much sought after cancellation., Very Fine, 1995 B.P.A. photo certificate.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
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Hoihow, 1884 (Sept 22), Webb Type Cii postmark from Kiungchow, 5c Victoria cancelled by oval "Kiung-Chow/SP 22/A" postmark without "registered" (Webb type Cii), which also shows inverted "22" and index "A" varieties. The adhesive was additionally overstruck by "B62" killer, Very Fine, exceedingly rare, especially with the additional varieties! 1991 B.P.A. photo certificate.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2144

Hoihow, 1895 (Feb 18), 3¢ postal card used to Hong Kong, neat 3¢ card cancelled by strong strike, "Hoihow / C / FE 18 / 95" Webb type D c.d.s., with front showing "Hong Kong / A / FE 24 / 95" receiver, Fine to Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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Lot 2145

Hoihow, 1904 (July 11), 1¢ King Edward VII reply card usage to Foochow, card cancelled by bold, perfect strike "Hoihow C JY 11 04" Webb type Fi c.d.s., with front also showing "Foochowfoo A JY 20 0" arrival. Hong Kong 18 JY transit on back. A lovely and scarce interport usage; light file fold through center, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2146

Hoihow, 1917 (Sept 11), cover to Chicago, franked by 4¢ and 6¢ King George V issues overprinted "CHINA", each tied by bold strikes of "Hoihow / B / SP 11 / 17" c.d.s.'s, Webb type Hi. Reverse shows "Hong Kong / 13 SEP / 17" transit; fresh, scarce, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2147

Hoihow, 1921 (Dec 9), OHMS cover to NY, franked by 10¢ King George V "CHINA" overprint, tied by "Hoihow / A / DE 9 / 21"c.d.s. (Webb type Hii), with Hong Kong 12 DEC 21 transit on reverse; fresh and rare, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2148
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Hoihow and Kiungchow, Treaty Port Cancellation Collection. Wonderful, clean group of over 60 Victoria through King George V issues, selected to show cancellation types by the Webb listing. Begins with two "D28" types and continues on with 10 type D examples and strong coverage in later c.d.s. types, with identified sub-varieties, better usages such as type E cancel on 20¢ / 30¢ surcharge with large Chinese character variety, inverted "C" index types, etc. Excellent study, specialists delight, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2149
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Kudat, North Borneo, c.1886, cancellation, 5c Victoria cancelled by "Kudat/A/9 …." c.d.s., Webb type A. Fresh, an attractive example of this rare postmark, Fine to Very Fine, signed Holcombe.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2150

Macao, 1836 (datelined Dec 11), folded letter from Canton, showing on reverse a Very Fine strike "Boat Office / Macao / 10 Cents" handstamp in red. Cover has some splitting along folds, with the cover noted as "No. 5" from the correspondence of Dec 11, Fine to Very Fine, a lovely cover from the Russell Sturgiss correspondence.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
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Lot 2151

Macao, 1843 (Dec), British Government Agency Office partial cover, showing a bold strike in red of this scarce marking, oddly struck on the front, rather than reverse, with front showing manuscript rate marking and "via Marseille" with red "INDIA" in oval, to Liverpool, England. Reverse shows "Richie …. Bombay", showing Received 26 / 12 / 43 (manuscript) Forwarded 1 / 1 / 44 (manuscript) and red "H / 3 FE 8 / 1844" arrival marking. Fresh and scarce; lower portion of cover missing, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
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Lot 2152

Macao, 1850 (datelined Mar 11), folded business letter from Manila to Canton, a superb quality letter from the fabled Augustine Heard correspondence, with reverse showing an amazing strike of "Correio / Macao / 26 Mar 1850" three line handstamp in black (Webb type 6b). Front shows manuscript "16" rate marking; a Gem of a cover! Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
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Lot 2153

Macao, 1856 (datelined Feb 12), folded business letter to London, Via Hong Kong, marked on front, boxed "P.PAID" in red at Macao (Webb type 7a, "R"), with manuscript rate marking and red London "PAID / F1 / 10 AP 10 / 1856" with "Hong Kong 13 FE 1856" transit on reverse. A splendid example of this rare postage paid marking from Macao, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2154

Ningpo, 1912 (July 27), cover to Norfolk, England, "via Siberia", franked by 4¢ King Edward VII tied by bold "Ningpo / D / JY 27 / 12" c.d.s., Webb type F. Reverse shows "Shanghai / B / JY 28 / 12 / Br. P.O." transit c.d.s., scarce; minor opening tears at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Ningpo, Treaty Port Cancellation Collection. Lovely, neatly assembled collection of 45 Victoria through King George V issues, all selected to show a wide range of Ningpo cancels. Begins with 4 black and 2 blue "N1" cancels, Webb type A, and includes a choice example of the scarce Type C, plus a strong showing of other c.d.s. types, including reversed "C" types, etc. Excellent specialist group, examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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Lot 2156

Shanghai, 1880 (Jan 22), cover to Mulhausen, Germany, franked by an 8c Victoria adhesive, which is tied by Shanghai "S!" killer, along with matching "Shanghae / A / JA 22 / 80" c.d.s., with manuscript "Per English Packet / Via Brindisi". Reverse shows Brindisi and Hong Kong transits along with Mulhausen 3 / 3 / 80 receiver; rare, a choice example of the short-lived 8c second U.P.U. rate, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2157
 
Shanghai, Treaty Port Cancellations. Very extensive selection of hundreds of Victoria through King George V issues showing an extraordinary range of Web listed postmark types. Begins with 2 lovely "Sunburst" examples and continues on to include substantial "S1" types, plus strong c.d.s. types, registered, B.P.O. cancels and more. Wonderful study group, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,500.
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Lot 2158
 
Shanghai, Treaty Port Covers and Postal History. Lovely and diverse selection of 33 items, comprised of 12 Victoria era covers, picture postcards or postal cards, plus 2 King George V items, 13 King Edward VII items, plus 6 "CHINA" overprinted items. We note an excellent variety of Webb-listed c.d.s. types, and "S1" cover, better destinations, usages, etc. Useful and generally attractive group, examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.
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Lot 2159

Swatow, 1884 (Dec 20), cover to Foochow, addressed to Council Wingate, franked by 5¢ Victoria tied by nice strike of the rare "S2", Webb type Ai duplex cancel, along with matching "Swatow / A / DE 20 / 84" c.d.s., with "Foochowfoo / A / DE 23 / 84" receiver on reverse. Fresh and rare, a lovely and striking cover, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.
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Lot 2160

Swatow, 1885 (Oct 6), 3¢ postal card used to Canton, addressed to Consul von Mollendorff, with card cancelled by "A / Swatow / OC 6?85" c.d.s., Webb type B, with reverse showing Hong Kong Oct 27 transit and Canton Oct 28 receiver. Fresh and clean, nice interport usage, rare, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2161

Swatow, 1891 (Feb 12), 3¢ postal card used to Kassel, Germany, with 3¢ card cancelled by one of two bold strikes "Swatow / A / FE 12 / 91" c.d.s.'s, Webb type C, with "Cassel 16.3.91" receiver. Fresh and, rare, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2162

Swatow, 1893 (March 13), 3¢ postal card used to Reading, England, with 3¢ card cancelled by "MR 13 / Swatow / 93" c.d.s., Webb type D, with date above, along with "Hong Kong / C / MR 14 / 93" transit; few minor age tone spots, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, a rare marking.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2163

Swatow, 1896 (May 4), 4¢ postal card used to Dresden, Germany, 4¢ indicia cancelled by "Swatow / A / MY 4 / 96" c.d.s., Webb type C, along with May 6 Hong Kong transit and 7 June Dresden receiver along side; scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2164

Swatow, 1906 (Mar 6), picture post card to Scotland, franked by 4¢ King Edward VII tied by good strike of "Swatow / * / MR 5 / 06" c.d.s., Webb type E. Clean and attractive card, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2165

Swatow, 1919 (Jan 9), 10¢ King George V registered entire with "CHINA" overprint, used to Hong Kong, uprated by 4¢ King George V "CHINA" overprint, each tied by "Swatow C JA 9 19" c.d.s.'s. Hong Kong registered GPO receiver dated 13 JA 19, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2166
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Taiwan, Cancels and Arrival Markings on Hong Kong Adhesives. Nice group of 10 items, showing various quality of strikes fro Anping, Tamsui, Keelung, etc. Includes a nice pair of 5¢ yellow Victoria with full, violet "Tamsui / 9 Dec / 03 / Taiwan / Japan" c.d.s.; good specialist group, examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2167

Tientsin, 1917 (April 18), registered censored cover to Copenhagen, franked by a pair of 10¢ King George V "CHINA" overprints, tied by "Tientsin?C / AP 18 / 17 / Br. P.O." c.d.s. (Webb type B) along with red "R / Tientsin B.P.O. No 2600" registry chop (Webb Rii), along with unlisted, violet "R" handstamp. Censor tape at right and Copenhagen May 15 receiver, scarce combination, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2168
 
Tientsin, Treaty Port Covers and Postal History. Nice group of 10 items; 2 covers and 8 picture postcards, including a 1913 registered cover to Ireland with red, boxed "R / Tientsin B.P.O. / No" handstamp, a scarce type A card used Nov 17, 1906, plus a nice variety of additional usages, including one card used to Aden. Attractive group, examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2169

Wei Hai Wei, 1899, Second Issue, 2¢ red, tied to small piece by customary "C & Co / WHW" cancel, along with 2¢ Coiling Dragon, which is tied by partial large dollar chop, fresh, Very Fine.
Scott 3.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Wei Hai Wei, 1899, Second Issue, 2¢ and 5¢, used selection of 5 items comprised of 2¢, three examples and 5¢, two examples, nice group; couple slight flaws, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 3-4.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2171

Wei Hai Wei, 1905 (June 21), picture post card to Monmouthshire, England, franked by 4¢ King Edward VII, which is cancelled by nice strike in violet of rectangular "Port Edward / 21 Jun 1905 / Wei-Hai-Wei" cancel, Webb type F. Reverse shows "Shanghai / C / JU 15 / 05 / B.P.O." transit; fresh, a splendid example of this popular postmark, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2172

Wei-Hai-Wei, 1907 (Nov 30), picture post card from Liu-Kung-Tau to London, franked by 4¢ King Edward VII, cancelled bold strike "Liu-Kung-Tau / D / NO 30 / 07" c.d.s.'s (Webb type C), along with excellent strike of "Chefoo / C / 4 DE / 07 / British P.O." transit, Webb type A. Front shows "Via Siberia" in red manuscript, attractive combination, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2173

Wei-Hai-Wei, 1918 (Sept 11), card from Liu Kung Tau to Shanghai, 10¢ King George V registered entire overprinted "CHINA", uprated with a 4¢ "CHINA" overprinted adhesive, each tied by "Liu Kung Tau A SP 11 18" c.d.s.'s to Shanghai which shows registered Shanghai B.P.O. SP 13 18 backstamp. A lovely and scarce usage, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2174

Wei-Hai-Wei, 1930 (Aug 18), registered cover to Graz, Austria, franked by 4¢ and 20¢ King George V "CHINA" overprints, tied by "Wei-Hai-Wei / AU 18 / 30 / Port-Edward" c.d.s.'s, with 63mm registered "R / Port Edward" chop adjacent. Reverse shows "Registered / 25 AU / 30.G.P.O. Hong Kong" transit, attractive usage, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2175

Wei Hai Wei/Liu Kung Tau, picture postcard usages. Lovely group of 6 cards, 5 used to England and one to the US, comprised of Webb type B (2 examples), C(2), F and G. Fresh, a clean and attractive group, generally Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,500.
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Lot 2176
 
Treaty Ports, Outstanding Cancellation Collection. Comprised of well over 1,000 stamps arranged by Port on a series of stockcards. Includes Chefoo,45 items including multiples, including several examples on Victoria issues, extensive Tientsin and Swatow, which begins with 4 "S2" examples, Canton with over 230 items, Foochow 144 items, Hankow 145 items, including 7 Webb type A copies, 2 with additional "S1" strikes, Liu Kung Tau / Wei Hai Wei 140 items, including some lovely examples, Yokohama 29 "Y1" cancels etc. Excellent study group, not easily duplicated, inspection invited, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.
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Lot 2177
 
Treaty Ports, Covers and Postal History. Lovely group of 18 items, all either covers or picture post card usages from Canton (11), Hankow (4) and Amoy (3). We note numerous lovely Canton items with cancels identified by Webb listings, including a 2¢ Victoria wrapper usage to France with Dii type cancel, a registered B.P.O. Cover to England, a type B cancel etc. Useful group, well worth inspection, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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