Printable Version

Sale 9

The Frederic Freilicher Collection of Hong Kong


Branch P.O. Markings
 
 
Lot Photo Description
Lot 2272
o
Hong Kong, Aberdeen Branch P.O., 1927 (Oct 7), 2¢ King George V cancelled, Webb type Am a splendid example showing near maximum strike, rare, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2273
o
Hong Kong, Cheung Chau Branch P.O., 1912 (Jan 27) cancel, 4¢ King Edward VII showing magnificent, maximum strike of "Hong Kong / CC / 27 JA / 12" c.d.s. (RR); rare, Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2274

Hong Kong, Cheung Chau Branch P.O., 1913 & 1925 cancels, examples of Webb types A & B, the former on 10¢ King George V, while the type B on vertical pair of 2¢ King George V; each a superb strike, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2275

Hong Kong, Cheung Chau Branch P.O., 1927 (Apr 25), registered cover to Ohio, U.S.A., franked 2¢ King George V, eight copies, and 10¢ King George V, all tied by multiple strikes of "Cheung Chau / 2 30 / 25 APL / 27" c.d.s.'s, Webb type B. Front shows Hong Kong GPO registry handstamp dated 26 APL violet straight line handstamp and registry label 12 affixed. Various U.S. transits and receiver on reverse, an eye-catching and rare cover, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2276

Hong Kong, Cheung Chau Branch P.O., 1938 (June 11), marking on flight cover to England, a remarkable cover franked by 3¢(2) and 12¢ King George V issues, plus 2¢ and 15¢(2) King George VI issues, all tied by "Cheung Chau / 7:30 / 11 JUN / 38" c.d.s.'s, the rare Webb type B, on illustrated airmail cover to England. Reverse shows "Victoria / 11 JU 38 / Hong Kong" transit; fresh and rare, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2277

Hong Kong, Sai Kong Branch P.O., 1939 (June) marking, 4¢ King George VI issue tied to small piece by good strike of "Hong Kong / noon / () JUN / 39 / Sai Kung" c.d.s. Webb type A, Fine to Very Fine, an enormously rare postmark, Webb records only 1 cover known! .
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2278
o
Hong Kong, San Tin Branch P.O., 1932 (Oct 15) marking, 4¢ King George V issue, cancelled by bold, near maximum strike of "Hong Kong / 8am / 15 OCT / 32 / San Tin" c.d.s., Webb type A. Fresh, Very Fine, an exceptionally rare marking from this village in the New Territories.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2279

Hong Kong, Sha Tau Kok Branch P.O., 1934 (Nov 8) marking, 1¢ King George V strip of 3, tied to small piece of red band cover by 2 strikes of "Hong Kong / 9am / 8 NOV / 34 / Sha Tau Kok" c.d.s.'s, Webb type B. Fresh, a lovely and rare item, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2280
  o/
Hong Kong, Sham Shui Branch P.O., 1932-48, collection, attractive little collection on pages, showing cancellation examples of Webb types B, C(3), D(18), E(4) and most importantly F, which shows a full strike on piece dated 1 MAR 48, a full year earlier than the Webb listing! Also includes a nice, Feb 21, 1938 5¢ King George V red band cover, type D postmark, with Hong Kong type N and Kowloon type 1 transits to Macao, nice lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
View details
Lot 2281

Hong Kong, Stanley Branch P.O., 1941 (Mar 1), Hong Kong to Vancouver cover, franked by 5¢ and 25¢ Hong Kong Centenary issues, each tied by good strikes of "Hong Kong 2pm / 1 MAR 41 / Stanley" Webb type A c.d.s.'s; front shows violet "Not Opened by Censor" handstamp, fresh, scarce, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2282
o
Hong Kong, Tai O Branch P.O., 1940 (Dec 29) marking, 1¢ King George VI issue cancelled by good strike of "Hong Kong / ()Postmaster / 29 DEC / 40 / Tai O" c.d.s., Webb type B. Fresh, an exceptionally rare example, used over 1 year after the latest recorded Webb listing, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2283
o
Hong Kong, Tai Po Branch P.O., 1912 (Nov 26) marking, 4¢ King Edward VII issue cancelled by bold, maximum strike of "Hong Kong / TP / 26 NO / 12" c.d.s., Webb type A; a magnificent example of this rare postmark, Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2284
o
Hong Kong, Tai Po Branch P.O., 1929-35 Markings, select group of 3 items, comprised of 2 examples of Webb type B, dated 24 Dec 29 (very early usage) and 2 Aug 32, plus a strip of 3 of 1¢ King George V on piece with type C Killers dated 15 Apr 35. Scarce group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2285

Hong Kong, Tai Po Branch P.O., 1937 (Dec 17), cover from Hong Kong to Oregon U.S.A., 5¢ King George V, strip of 4 and a single, all tied by 3 choice strikes of "Hong Kong 10am / 17 DEC 37 / Tai Po" c.d.s.'s, Webb type D. Back shows Victoria and one other Hong Kong transit, scarce, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2286

Hong Kong, Wan Tsai Branch P.O., 1917 (Sept 18), locally used cover, franked on reverse by 2¢ King George V, tied by "Hong-Kong 12:30 / 18 SP 17" c.d.s., along with nice strike of "Hong Kong / E / 18 SEP 17 / Wan Tsai" Branch Office marking. Lovely local usage, scarce, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2287

Hong Kong, Wan Tsai Branch P.O., 1932 (Feb 22), cover to Rotterdam, 20¢ King George V tied by strong strike "Hong Kong E / 22 FB 32 Wan Tsai" c.d.s., Webb type A in a worn state. Reverse shows same date Hong Kong transit; a very late usage of the type A dater; file fold through center, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2288

Hong Kong, Wan Tsai Branch P.O., 1934 (Dec 12), 4c postal card to Syracuse, N.Y., 4¢ King George V postal card, uprated by 4¢ King George V adhesive, each tied by bold "Hong Kong / 4:30pm / 12 DEC 34 / Wan Tsai" Webb type B c.d.s., a lovely and scarce marking, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2289

Hong Kong, Western Branch P.O., 1909 (Oct 28), picture post card to Newton, Mass, 4¢ King Edward VII tied by "Victoria / 29 OC / 09 / Hong Kong" c.d.s., along with excellent strike of "Hong-Kong / E / 28 OC / 09 / Western Br", Webb type D, alongside. Fresh, a great example of this fairly scarce marking, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2290
o
Hong Kong, Western Branch P.O., 1910 (Nov 11) marking, 2¢ King George V cancelled excellent, clear strike of "Hong Kong / A / 11 NO / 10 / Western Br." c.d.s., Webb type E. Fresh, Very Fine, rare, only 5 examples were known by Webb.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2291

Hong Kong, Western Branch P.O., 1915 (Aug 5), cover to Wongsha, China, franked by 2¢ King George V tied by bold "Hong Kong A / 5 AU 15 / Western Br" c.d.s., Webb type F, with Wongsha receiver on reverse. Fresh, a lovely example of this very scarce marking, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2292

Hong Kong, Yaumati Branch P.O., 1919 (Jan 10), red band cover, 2¢ King George V tied by outstanding strike of "Hong Kong C / 10 JAN 19 / Yaumati" c.d.s., Webb type A, to local red band cover; fresh, rare, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2293

Hong Kong, Yaumati Branch P.O., 1934 (Aug 16), local cover, used to U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong; 3¢ King George V cancelled by strong strike of "Hong Kong / -F- / 16 AUG 34 / Yaumati" c.d.s., Webb type Di, with Hong Kong main c.d.s. on reverse. Fresh, a rare marking, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2294

Hong Kong, Yaumati Branch P.O., 1934 (Dec 28), local cover, franked by vertical strip of 3 of 1¢ King George V tied by bold, clear strikes "Hong Kong / -D- / 28 DEC 34 / Yaumati" c.d.s.'s, Webb type Di, Victoria 28 DE Hong Kong backstamp, fresh, a beauty! Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2295
o
Hong Kong, Yaumati Branch P.O., 1930's-50's markings, wonderful assemblage of 16 items, comprised of 12 King George V issues, two King George VI issues and two Queen Elizabeth II issues, all showing the various Webb listed Yaumati markings. Many choice examples present, a lovely and rare group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 2296
  o
Hong Kong, Branch P.O.'s, Outstanding Collection. Comprised of over 170 off-cover stamps, selected to show a wonderful range of Branch Office postmarks. The broad composition of the collection shows Sham Shui (12 items), Sheung Wan (44 examples), Kowloon City (9), Kowloontong (3), excellent Wan Tsai (20), extensive Western Branch (9), excellent Cheung Chau (8 items including type A without time slug(3) and 2 examples of type C, etc), Sai Ying Pun (13), Sam Shui Po (3), Un Long, Sha Tau Kok type B (Webb "RR"), Stanley etc. An extraordinary assemblage and wonderful study group, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 8,000.
View details
Lot 2297
 
Hong Kong, Branch P.O.'s, Covers and Postal History. Lovely selection of 10 items, including 1934 Yaumati on cover to Switzerland, Webb type Dii, a nice 1939 King George VI franked cover with Stanley, Webb type A, a couple nice Un Long examples, Kowloon City and K.B. a 25¢ 1937 Coronation, registered FDC from Sheung Wan etc. Nice group of popular material, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
View details
Lot 2298

Hong Kong, Branch P.O.'s, King George VI Issue franked covers. Nice group of 7 items, including 1937 Coronation FDC cancelled Sheungwan, local and commercial covers used at Tai Po, Kowloon, a splendid 1941 Hong Kong censored cover to Trans Jordan from Cheung Chau, plus 2 other examples from Cheung Chau, etc. Lovely group, examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 2299
 
Hong Kong, Branch P.O.'s, 1960's, Queen Elizabeth II Cancels. Clean selection of over 90 Queen Elizabeth II franked covers mostly from the early to mid 1960's, showing a mostly all different range of Branch P.O. c.d.s.'s. nearly all are "Prepared" covers, though some nice commercial usages noted, as well as registered etc. Tremendous variety, unusual holding, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
View details










© Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. 2019
Hong Kong
Telephone: 852.2593.1107    E-mail: stamps@kelleherasia.com