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The Frederic Freilicher Collection of Hong Kong

Perfins and Security Markings
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Lot 2327
Hong Kong, Security Markings, Magnificent and Extensive Collection. An outstanding, well assembled collection of over 1200 stamps, the great majority Victoria and King Edward VII issues, showing nearly 200 different firm chops or subtypes. A rough breakdown, shows well over 300 perfin initial types and nearly 900 handstamp chops, with a great variety of issues represented, including revenues, etc. A superb study, well suited for further expansion, specialists delight, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
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Lot 2328
Hong Kong, Security Firm Chops, Splendid Selection of Covers. Lovely group of 15 covers; 10 Victoria covers, 4 King Edward VII and a King George V example, showing a great range of firm chops. We note an 1894 Meyer & Co, 1899 Artacho & Co, a 1901 Basle Mission card, a lovely firms chop on 1900 cover to Aden, 1899 "R & Co" (Reiss & Co), a nice 1896 "J.M. & Co" script oval in violet, a 1905 King Edward VII Consular Service cover to the U.S. and others. An extraordinary specialists study group, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2329
Hong Kong, Security Perfin Initials, Excellent Selection of Covers. Wonderful selection of 13 covers or postal cards, comprised of 6 Victoria franked items, 2 King Edward VII, 2 King George V and 2 King George VI items, all selected to show various perfin security chops. Includes an excellent range of different, with many of the items having select interest in areas beyond the perfin arena. Solid group for the specialist, unusual lot, well worth inspection, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500.
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