Sale 30

Lot 838

Indochina, 1917-41, group of 5 lovely censored mail covers, comprising (1) 1917 (July 24) Saigon Port to Penang with Straits Settlements censor tape and cachet plus boxed "Passed by Censor Penang" handstamp, Penang arrival (30 JY 1917) on reverse (2) 1936 (Feb. 7) Hanoi to Austria with "Osterr. Post-u Telegraphenamt" censor tape and cachet dated 11/11 1936, reverse with same-day Vienna arrival and transit c.d.s. of 6 MR 36 which appears to be Port Danzig (3) 1939 (Dec. 6) F.M. cover from Vientiane/Laos to France with "Contrôl Postal Militaire" tape and oval "Ouvert par l'Autorité Militaire" cachet (4) 1940 (Jan. 13) Banque de l'Indochine cover from Tourane to Haiphong branch with large red boxed "Courrier de la Banque Privilegiee/A Expedier sans Delai/Exempt de Censure" cachet; and (5) 1941 (Sept. 24) company Airmail cover from Saigon to New York with Hong Kong censor tape but no other markings, Fine to Very Fine, nice group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.

Realized HK$ 1,500

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