Sale 30

Lot 628

Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942 (Sept. 15), registered "Chin Hills" Provisional Official cover, sent from Falam to Aijal, a splendid and rare cover franked by a 1a violet brown and 3a6p blue Burma King George VI issues with typed (1a) or handstamped (3a6p) "OHMS" overprints of different styles, each tied by bold "Falam/REG/15 SEP/42" c.d.s.'s to printed "On His Majesty's Service" entire; front shows Falam Registry label, while reverse shows neat "Aijal/27 SEP/42" receiver, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000

Chin Hills fell to the Japanese on Nov. 7, 1943, and covers are rare. See comments in Gibbons after Burma #34.

Realized HK$ 9,000


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