InterAsia Auctions



Sale 20


 
Lot 1129



Hong Kong, Australia : 1863 (22 July) entire from Sydney to Hong Kong (8.9) "(per) Bombay" bearing New South Wales Corbould 6d pair, tied by "Sydney/N.S.W." duplex, with "Hong Kong/C" arrival c.d.s. (post-adhesive c.d.s. with hyphen between Hong and Kong; Webb figure 19, type A) in blue (the earliest recorded example in this colour), left adhesive with straight edge, corner fault on other, splitting along folds as customary for this correspondence, carried on the P&O "Bombay" to Galle and "Emeu" from Galle to Hong Kong, which left Galle on 21 July. "Emeu's" shaft broke on 3 Aug., and she was forced to set sail and was ultimately towed to Hong Kong by "Pekin", arriving three days late. Ex Lee Scamp.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000


 
Realized HK$ 11,500



Go to lot:  




© interasia auctions limited
suite A, 13/F · shun ho tower · 24-30 ice house street · central, hong kong
t: +852 2868 6046    f: +852 2868 6146    email: info@interasia-auctions.com