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Lot 3189

Hong Kong, 1866 mourning envelope to Bathgate, Scotland (16.11) "Via Marseilles" bearing CC watermark 8c. (variety watermark inverted) and 24c., with additional 6c. and 12c. placed at lower left paying the late fee, all cancelled "B62", with light "Hong Kong/C" despatch c.d.s. on reverse, rated "1/3", few trivial short wrinkles in couple adhesives mentioned for accuracy, very fine and very scarce late fee cover, enhanced by the inverted watermark on the 8c. (32c. U.K. half-ounce rate via Marseille + 18c. late fee). Ex Richard C.K. Chan. S.G. 10, 11w, 12, 14.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000

The third earliest 18c. late fee cover recorded by Air Commodore Gurevitch.


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