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Sale 77

Hong Kong & Treaty Ports


Treaty Ports : Yokohama / Bangkok / Philippines
 
 
 

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Lot 1431 Yokohama, 1868 (22 Aug.) entire from Yokohama to Milan, Italy (15.10) via Hong Kong (2.9), Alexandria (10.10) and Brindisi (13.10), showing "Ziegler & Co./Yokohama (Japan)" oval sender's cachet in blue and "Yokohama/A" origin c.d.s. (on reverse), bearing Hong Kong 8c. and 24c., cancelled "B62", matching "Hong Kong/C" c.d.s. on reverse, with "Alexandria" British Post Office c.d.s. and "Piroscafi/Postali/Italiani" framed d.s. also on front, the stamps have faults and small part of ink at foot of the entire is a little acid eaten. An early and attractive 32 cents rate cover to Italy. Ex Richard C.K. Chan, Eddie Lawrence.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 1432 Yokohama, 1871 (4 Sept.) envelope to Calcutta (8.10) "Per P. & O. Steamer" via Hong Kong (12.9) bearing 8c. orange cancelled "Y1" in blue, with matching "Yokohama/A" origin c.d.s. on reverse, the envelope has surface defects at lower left and is roughly opened at top just affecting top right corner of adhesive.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$7,475
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Lot 1433 o Yokohama, 1874 perf. 15½ x 15 $10 rose-carmine, centred to right, cancelled "Y1" in blue, fine, tiny inclusion. Clear R.P.S. certificate (1979). S.G. ZF49 cat. £1700.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000
  Realized HK$27,600
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Lot 1434 o Yokohama, 1863-71 watermark crown CC perf. 12½ 4c. slate cancelled by two strikes of "Y1" in blue (Webb type C), good colour, well centred, faintly yellowed paper, fine example of this scarce stamp used in Yokohama. SG Z33a cat. £550.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,150
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Lot 1435 o Yokohama, 1863-71 watermark crown CC 18c. lilac cancelled "Y1" in black, one perf. at top a trifle short, fine and another scarce stamp used in Yokohama. S.G. Z37 cat. £650.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 1436 o Yokohama, A selection of "Y1" cancellations in blue or black on various values, including 1862 no watermark 18c. (2, both colours), 1863-71 30c. mauve vertical strip of three in blue on piece, and 1877 16c. yellow, very good to fine, some faults (21).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 1437 o Yokohama, A selection of "Y1" cancellations in blue or black on various values, including 1862 no watermark 18c. (2, both colours), 1863-71 96c., and 1877 16c. yellow, good to fine, some faults (22).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$2,070
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Lot 1438 o Bangkok, 1863-71 watermark crown CC 2c. deep brown, cancelled by large part "Bangkok" c.d.s. (20.10.83) of the British Consulate, neatly overcancelled "B62", light creasing at top, fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,955
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Lot 1439 o Bangkok, 1882 watermark crown CA 2c. rose-lake, cancelled by large part "Bangkok" c.d.s. (5.7.84), fine to very fine. S.G. 35.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,725
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Lot 1440 o Bangkok, 1882 watermark crown CA 2c. rose-lake, cancelled by large part "Bangkok" c.d.s. (16.7.84), cancellation a little smudged, fine to very fine. S.G. 35.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 1441 o Bangkok, 1882-85 watermark crown CA 5c. pale blue, centrally cancelled by "Bangkok" c.d.s. (17.2.85), very fine. S.G. 35.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$3,680
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Lot 1442 o Bangkok, Three examples, comprising watermark crown CC 4c. and crown CA 5c. and 10c. green, each cancelled by part "Bangkok" c.d.s., the first has a few light age spots on reverse, fine. S.G. 9, 35, 37a.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 1443 Bangkok, 1884 (19 Nov.) 1att stationery card locally used in Bangkok, with message: "A mail will close at H.B.M. Consulate General for Hong Kong pr. S.S. 'Nan Shan' on Friday the 21st inst. at noon" and showing very fine "Bangkok" c.d.s. adjacent, fine usage detailing the Consular arrangements for receiving mails for sending.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 1444 Philippines, 1836 (15 Sept.) entire letter from Russell & Sturgis, Manila to London (11.2.37), showing "India Letter/Liverpool" framed h.s. with London arrival c.d.s. on reverse, rated "2/2", fine and scarce early letter from the Philippines to England.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 1445 Philippines, 1838 (13 Aug.) entire from Russell & Sturgis & Co (as per docketing) to London (8.2.39) "Via China", showing on reverse "Forwarded/by/Russell, Sturgis & Co./Canton" oval h.s. in red and "Ship Letter/Cowes" step type h.s., part of back panel missing or patched, fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 1446 Philippines, 1847 (13 Sept.) entire from Manila to London (27.11) "via Southampton", with "Hong Kong" double arc d.s. (28.9) on reverse, slight ageing.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 1447 Philippines, 1856 (5 Apr.) entire letter from Manila to Batavia endorsed "Via China" and sent via Hong Kong, showing small "Paid/at/Hong Kong" Crowned Circle in red (type 11) with matching light "Hong Kong" double-arc d.s. on reverse, rated "4" and "30", fine and scarce Crowned Circle from the Philippines to an uncommon destination (Netherlands East Indies) in unusually nice and fresh condition for this destination.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
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Lot 1448 Philippines, 1865 (5 July) entire letter from Manila to Manchester (28.8), handstamped "Overland via Marseille", showing "Stamped by/Ker & Co./Manila" oval sender's cachet and bearing Hong Kong 2c. and 30c. tied by "B62" in blue, with matching "Hong Kong/C" c.d.s. (10.7) on reverse, rated "1/3", the 32c. half ounce rate to the U.K. via Marseille, very fine.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$16,100
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Lot 1449 Philippines, 1872 (Mar.) envelope to Florence, Italy (27.4) via Brindisi (26.4) "Per Buonaventura", showing "Manila" Spanish origin c.d.s. and bearing Hong Kong 8c. (2) tied by "B62", with matching "Hong Kong/C" c.d.s. (21.3) on reverse, unframed "P.D." in red on front, rated "8" in manuscript, opening tears at top, the 16 cents rate to Italy, fine and unusual.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$25,300
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Lot 1450 Philippines, 1895 (July) envelope to London (8.8) handstamped "Per First Mail" in violet, showing on reverse "Stamped by/Ker & Co./Manila" oval sender's cachet in violet, and bearing on front Hong Kong 10c. tied by "Hong Kong/B" c.d.s. (8.7), a few opening tears at top, fine and interesting.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500


An interesting proving cover to the fact that as late as 1895, Hong Kong stamps were still being used in the Manila office of Ker & Co.
  Realized HK$1,955
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