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Lot 2392

China, Maritime : 1924-48, an outstanding assembly of envelopes (12) and postcards (7), including Great Britain 1½d. single frankings (8, one with 1d.) on separate envelopes or cards (8) cancelled by "Paquebot" framed or unframed h.s. and one cancelled by Chinese "Taken from Steamship Co. Box" framed h.s., six showing "Shanghai" daters, China Junks or Dr. Sun Yat-sen issues on envelopes (5) cancelled by "Paquebot" framed h.s. (2) or showing "Paquebot" unframed h.s. adjacent or on reverse, China 1925(c.) envelope (address cut out) bearing Junk 1c. (4) and 4c. "L"-shaped strip of three cancelled by "From Steamer Letter Box" bilingual two-line unframed h.s., China 1935 express envelope from Peiping to San Jose, Cal. bearing Junk Second Peking printing 2c. (2) + $1 + Martyr 40c. showing "Seattle-Manilla Seapost No. 4/President McKinley" duplex on reverse, Japan 1930(c.) large envelope from Dairen to Shanghai via "s.s. Dairen Maru" bearing Japan 1s. (2), 3s. (5) and 10s. (4, one damaged) cancelled by large "Paquebot" framed h.s., Philippines 1932 envelope to Shanghai (27.5) bearing U.S. Philippines 2c. and Mayon Volcano 2c. (11, with block of six) cancelled by Chinese "Taken from Ship Box" unframed h.s., and Denmark 2ö. block of four cancelled by "Paquebot" framed h.s. in purple on envelope to Shanghai carried on "Mersk Line" and showing "Tsingtao" c.d.s. (20.1.48) alongside, mainly fine. A remarkable group. Ex Hoskings.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Realized HK$ 16,100

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