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Lot 2395

China, 1845-1948, an outstanding collection relating to Western missionaries in China, well researched and written up with presentation to exhibition standard as a one frame exhibit, including early nineteenth century map (Venice, 1810) and Missionary Sketches (London Missionary Society), No. LXIX (April, 1835) of Canton, the postal history commencing with 1846 entire from Canton to London via Hong Kong, and comprising envelopes (18) with 1897 (10 June) part front + detached back of envelope from Hankow to Shanghai (13.6) bearing New Currency large figures surcharge 2.5mm. setting on Dowager second printing 2c. on 2ca., and postcards (3) with 1882 Hong Kong 1c. postal stationery card from Canton to Hong Kong, mainly fine and an outstanding study suitably illustrated through the postal history (25 items).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Realized HK$ 9,200

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