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Lot 3187

Hong Kong, 1865 (12 May) envelope to Long Island, New York State "Via Southampton" and London (11.7) bearing CC watermark 2c., 8c., 12c. wing margin and 24c., cancelled "B62" in blue, with "N.Y. Am. Pkt./Paid" c.d.s. (25.7) and "21/cents" h.s. (credit U.K. to U.S.A.) adjacent and blue "Hong Kong/C" c.d.s. on reverse, rated "1/9½" and "1 [d.]" (colonial credit), 2c. and 8c. corner faults, fine and attractive four-colour franking to U.S.A. and very early usage of the watermarked 12c. blue (45c. half-ounce rate to U.S.A. via Southampton). S.G. 8, 11, 12, 14.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000

Realized HK$ 11,500

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