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Stamp auction - 27 November 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 November 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 149 - Hong Kong
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Used (on letter or envelope)
1861 stampless envelope to Shanghai cancelled by Hong Kong/Paid d/stamp in red with Hong Kong c.d.s. on reverse and rated '8' in m/s crayon. Very fine paying the double letter rate. £70 to 90 £155.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
ANGLO-FRENCH ACCOUNTANCY 1862 stampless envelope (heavy horizontal crease) addressed to France dated 'Hong Kong March 14 1862' with circular c.d.s. on reverse, endorsed 'Per overland mail via Marseille' with 'GB/1f 62 4/10c' Anglo-French accountancy, routed via Suez with Reims receiver and rated '9' on arrival. £80 to 100 £150.00
1863-1997 collection housed in clear mounts in a KA/BE album from a small selection of QV issues U, 1903 to 50c U, 1904-11 to 50c U, 1921-37 vals to $1 M & $2 U, 1922-27 CHINA opts $1 U (2), 1935 Jubilee set M, 1938-48 KGVI defins M - top vals are UM (excl. SG.161), 1948 Wedding UM, 1954 set M, 1962 set UM, fairly complete run through to 1990's commems, M/Sheets, defins etc. appear UM. Cat. £5000 (excl. the QV). Cat. £5700 £800 to 1000 N/S
1863-71 CCC 4c slate M (pulled perf at top) & 24c green part o.g, SG.9b & 14. (2) Cat. £770 £70 to 100 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
TREATY PORTS 1888 postal stationery card 3c brown, cancelled by Canton d/stamp addressed to the United States routed via Hong Kong with New York Paid All arrival. £60 to 70 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1894 Advertising postal stationery 1c green card (vertical crease) Lane Crawford/Pianos, cancelled by Hong Kong/F d/stamp, addressed to Canton with Canton/star d/stamp, arrival on reverse, 1895 postal stationery 4c grey card cancelled by Shanghai/c d/stamp, addressed to London. Unusual item with inverted year date. (2) £70 to 90 £100.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1896 postal stationery card 4c grey cancelled by Hong Kong d/stamp, addressed to French China with Saigon Central/Cochinchine double ring arrival on reverse. Nice item of destination mail. £45 to 60 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
TREATY PORTS 1896 illustrated envelope for the artificial language 'Volapuk' addressed to New York bearing Hong Kong 10c purple/red (SG.38), tied by Amoy d/stamp with adjacent commemorative 'Volapuk' label, routed via San Francisco with arrival on reverse. Nice item. £80 to 100 £135.00
1903 CCA 1c to $1 complete fine M SG. 62/72, (11) Cat. £450. £80 to 100 £72.00
1903 CCA set complete optd. SPECIMEN fine & fresh SG.62s/76s Cat. £2000, note- the $10 value has a small closed tear at the top. £400 to 500 £400.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
TREATY PORTS 1906 envelope addressed to the United States bearing 10c purple & blue (SG.81) x2, tied by Canton/A d/stamp, routed via Victoria & Seattle with receiver in Tyrone on reverse. £60 to 75 £86.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1907 envelope addressed to England, franked 4c carmine (SG.93), tied by 'Hankow/C' d/stamp, routed via Hong Kong with Teignmouth arrival & forwarded to Shrewsbury, 1910 envelope from the 'Great Northern Steamship Co' addressed to the 'Victoria Hotel, Shameen, Canton' bearing 10c purple & blue (SG.81), tied by Victoria double ring with Canton receiver on reverse & returned back to Hong Kong. (2) £50 to 60 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1916 envelope addressed to the USA bearing Hong Kong 2c green marginal block of 8 (SG.101), tied by 'Shanghai Br. P.O' double ring (Webb Type L) sent on the steamer 'Empress of Japan.' Very fine franking from the British Post Office in Shanghai. £50 to 60 £50.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
TREATY PORTS 1917 registered envelope to England bearing British Post Office in China 10c ultramarine pair (SG.6) tied by 'Registered/Shanghai B.P.O' with adjacent boxed 'R/Shanghai B.P.O/No' with Liverpool & London receiver on reverse. £60 to 75 £72.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1928-38 PAQUEBOTS group with 1928 PPC to GB, franked GB KGV 1d, 1932 PPC to Belgium franked India KGV ½a, 1936 PPC to Netherlands, franked GB KGV, 1937 envelope to Netherlands, franked Philippines 12c and 1938 Airmail envelope to GB franked GB KGVI 1½d (4), all tied by Hong Kong framed PAQUEBOT h/stamp - Hosking 3110 and 1934 envelope to Berlin, franked Japan 10s, tied by both Darien & German Seapost East Atlantic Line c.d.s. with Darien PAQUEBOT h/stamp - Hosking 3072. (6) £120 to 150 N/S
1935 Jubilee set U, 1937 Coronation set M, 1946 $1 variety 'short right leg to R' M - toned, SG.155a, 1938 $10 green & violet, VFU, SG.161, 1946 Victory set UM, Victory $1, VFU, variety extra stroke, SG.170a. (17) Cat. £449 £70 to 90 £70.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 Airmail envelope addressed to Manila bearing 5c violet strip of five (SG.121), tied by Victoria/Hong Kong double ring. Nice destination. £40 to 50 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936-67 first flight covers (11) incl. 1936 March 27th Imperial Airways Hong Kong-London with cachet, another but Hong Kong-Penang, 1937 April 29th PAA Hong Kong-San Francisco special cover with cachet, 1937 June 29th Eurasia Aviation Hankow-Hong Kong, 1937 Dec 19th Imperial Airways Hong Kong-Bangkok etc. £60 to 75 £115.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940 & 1941 Airmail covers to USA 1st franked $2 & $5 (SG.157 & 159), tied by Victoria H.K double ring c.d.s, sent 'Clipper' mail via Hawaii with 'Opened by Censor/Hong Kong' label in red, 2nd cover franked 50c (SG.153) x7 examples, also tied Victoria c.d.s's, by Clipper via Hawaii, similar censor label but in black. £60 to 70 £110.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940 & 1941 two airmail covers addressed to Hong Kong bearing Burma frankings 1st 2a6p claret (SG.25), 2nd 2a (SG.24), 4a (SG.28), 8a (SG.29), tied by Bhamo d/stamps each cover with triangular 'Passed Censor Rangoon/7' in violet, both bear 'Opened by censor/Hong Kong' censor label in red applied in H.K on arrival. (2) £50 to 70 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940 KGVI 4s scarlet and 10c violet stationery postcards optd SPECIMEN fine & scarce pair. (2) £50 to 65 £110.00
1941 Centenary set FU slightly toned, 1948 $10 Silver Wedding AV U, SG. 163/8, 172. (7) Cat. £160. £35 to 45 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
JAPANESE OCCUPATION 1941 envelope headed 'Societe de la Croix-Rouge du Japan/Tokio' addressed to the 'Agency for Prisoners of War, International Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland' bearing Japan 10s carmine (Yv 269) pair, tied by Stanley c.d.s. routed via Siberia, VF. £100 to 130 N/S
1948 Silver Wedding $10 VFU, SG.172. (1) Cat. £130. £40 to 50 £40.00
1948 Silver Wedding set VFU. £40 to 50 £46.00
1953-94 collection of predominantly VFU (some M) written up on leaves in an Acme album containing useful ranges of defins & commems. (100's) Cat. £1940 £250 to 350 N/S
1954-62 $1, $2, $5 & $10 defins M, also $1.30 corner marginal UM plate number pair, Cat. £215+ REVENUES - selection of QEII Contract Note range of vals from 10c to $25 unused. (26) £40 to 50 £90.00
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