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The Frederic Freilicher Collection of Hong Kong

Censored Covers
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Lot 2359
Hong Kong, Censored Mail Covers and Postal History. Excellent and diverse group of 28 covers, including 5 India franked covers to the US via Hong Kong, one incoming Thai cover, 1917 and 1939 censored F.P.O. covers, various Naval and Ship censors, two "CHINA" overprint covers, Russian and Canadian censors, various tape and handstamp censors, a cover originating in Sham Shui Po to Canada, etc. Wonderful specialist group, well worth a careful inspection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
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Lot 2360
Hong Kong, "Not Opened by Censor" Covers and Postal History. Nice selection of 24 King George VI era covers, all bearing violet "Not Opened by Censor" handstamp marking. Majority are usages to the US and we note many attractive franking combinations, especially strong in Hong Kong Centenary issues. We also note dual censors, an OHMS usage, a printed matter rate etc. Good specialist group, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2361
Hong Kong, Tape Censored Covers and Postal History. Interesting and varied selection of 12 WWI and WWII era covers including King George V and King George VI frankings, plus nice incoming usages, a nice "CHINA" overprint issue cover with Russian tape censors etc. Lovely group, examine, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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