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Lot 3353

Hong Kong, Military Mail : 1869 (9 June) registered soldier's concessionary rate envelope from "Staff Sgt. J.F. Pegg, Royal Artillery Hong Kong" to his wife in England (2.8), countersigned by his commanding officer, bearing 2c. brown and 8c. orange cancelled "B62", with "Registered/Hong Kong" red oval d.s. and "Crown/Registered" h.s. adjacent, and "Hong Kong/C" despatch and U.K. transit c.d.s. on reverse, rated "5", some repaired tears on reverse, otherwise fine and attractive, extremely rare registered Hong Kong soldier's concessionary rate letter, with only three recorded (all from this correspondence), as well as very early registered letter from Hong Kong (2c. soldier's concessionary rate + 8c. registration).
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000

Realized HK$ 55,200

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