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Sale 24

Lot 1260

Hong Kong, 1891 (24 Jan.) envelope to Canton bearing 1891 Jubilee 2c. carmine block of four, the upper left stamp the variety tall narrow "K" in "Kong" (first printing [3]), tied by "Hong Kong/B" c.d.s., with "Canton/A" arrival c.d.s. on reverse, trivial cover tear at lower right (away from stamps), very fine and rare. Ex Colonel F.W. Webb, Christopher D'Almada. Illustrated in Colonel F.W. Webb, The Philatelic and Postal History of Hong Kong and the Treaty Ports of China and Japan, Plate 4. B.P.A. certificate (1984). S.G. 51/d.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000

Realized HK$ 63,250

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