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Lot 2386

China, 1942 (28 Apr.) airmail censored envelope to U.S.A. "By B.O.A., India to Lagos/forwarded by PAA/airmail Kunming-India", bearing on reverse Martyrs 20c. and 50c. with Dr. Sun Yat-sen $2 pair and $5, cancelled by "Chen-Nan" dotted rim d.s., showing "DHA/9" octagonal h.s. in violet, with Indian censor tape. An early cover for the trans-Himalayan air route ("Over the Hump") which operated at the beginning of 1942 after the Japanese blocked the Burma Road on 28 April 1948, which, coincidently, was the same day this envelope was posted.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000


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