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Lot 3185

Hong Kong, 1859 (20 Dec.) incoming entire letter from Akyab, Burma to Hong Kong (30.1.60) "p Nemesis & Galle" bearing India 8a. carmine, tied by "B/1" octagon and "Gisborne & Co" forwarder's framed h.s., with large part "G.P.O./Calcutta" (23.12) c.d.s. in red on reverse, showing crossed out "India Paid" red framed h.s., replaced by "India Unpaid" framed h.s. in black, manuscript rating, very scarce early letter from Burma privately carried to Calcutta, where posted by the forwarder. The recipient Alvarez & Co. was a Chilean company with offices in Hong Kong.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Realized HK$ 8,050

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