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Hong Kong




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Lot 6227

Hong Kong, 1902 (Apr. 25), Kowloon, branch marking usage from Hong Kong to Graz, Austria, lovely, neat picture post card showing "Hong-Kong/C/AP 28/02/K.B." Kowloon Branch marking (Webb Type Bii), with 4¢ Hong Kong Queen Victoria stamp then tied on the same day by "Victoria/11 am/AP 25/02/Hong Kong" c.d.s., lovely, properly used example, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 6228

Hong Kong, 1940 (ca.), Swatow to Hong Kong civilian censor cover, a lovely cover carried outside the mail, but paying the Chinese inland letter rate, franked by a pair of 4¢ King George VI definitives cancelled by violet triangular 12 Hong Kong Censor chop (Norton Type 6), fresh, Very Fine, an exceptionally rare cover of the wartime "consignee" mail, .
Suggested Bid $150


Featured in the Hong Kong Study Circle Journal, January 2012
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Lot 6229

Hong Kong, 1941 (Nov. 14 & 19), pair of metered covers marked "Returned to Sender/Service Suspended", lovely pair of meter-franked covers, the first a legal-size envelope from Rahway, NJ, the second from New York showing censor tape at left, each bearing the violet 2-line handstamp, fresh, Very Fine, scarce pair, .
Suggested Bid $250
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Lot 6230

Hong Kong, 1972, $1.30 Year of the Rat, inverted watermark variety top margin single (Scott 269var), o.g., never hinged, fresh mint, Very Fine, scarce.
Yang C77a.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $70.
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