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Lot 3017

Hong Kong, Selection : 1848-55 entire letters (4) from Hong Kong to Bombay (2), London and Scotland, the Bombay letters showing "Bombay/Ship Letter/In/Bearing" framed h.s., with one also showing Singapore forwarder's h.s., the letter to Scotland showing fine, light small "Paid/at/Hong Kong" Crowned Circle in red, mixed condition (particularly on the Bombay letters); together with 1857-58 envelopes (2) sent as ship letters to Bombay via Calcutta without Hong Kong markings (but with Jardine Matheson wax seals) and heavily aged 1848 Canton market reports (2, one of which covers the range of products and includes a short reference to opium trade and the other devoted exclusively to tea).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Realized HK$ 4,830

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