Sale 30

Lot 839

Indochina, 1922-29, premium selection of 7 better covers, including (1) 1922 (19 JUIL) Registered cover to Belgium with multicolor franking including 2/5c on 1c block of four, all tied by Saigon Central cancels (2) 1922 (29-10) Registered cover to Argentina via France with mixed franking of Indochine and Hoi-Hao issued tied by Hanoi-Gare Tonkin cancels with adjacent two-line cachet "Affranchie/par l'expediteur", reverse with 20 XII 22 arrival (3) 1936 cover to the US with French franking tied by Saigon Paquebot c.d.s. of 24-4-36 with all date slugs inverted (4) 1946 (28-6) Airmail cover to the US with Saigon-Principal c.d.s. (5) 1949 commercial-size cover to the US from "The American Consulate General/Saigon, Indochina" with 1p40c franking tied by Saigon R.P. cancels of 16-6-1949, reverse shows Hong Kong transit of 30 JU 49 (6) 1950 Airmail cover to Switzerland with 3p20 franking tied by a Christmas Day Saigon R.P./Sud Viet-Nam c.d.s. with adjacent boxed four-line cachet commemorating Vietnamese Independence 23-12-50; and (7) 1929 Crash Cover Registered from Santenay, France, to Saigon with franking of 11F50 tied by 10-12-29 cancels with unboxed "Courrier Accidente" and four boxed "Retour à l'Envoyeur" cachets, reverse with transits of Marseille (3-1-30), Saigon Central (29-1-30) and Santenay (1-3-30) [Nierinck #291214], Fine to Very Fine, excellent group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.

Realized HK$ 1,900

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