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Lot# 451 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 451 Hongkong

    1851 (July 23): Stampless envelope written from Hongkong to Old Rain, Scotland. forwarded to Aberdeen, endorsed "via Southampton" and rated '1 s.', struck on reverse with "HONG KONG" despatch cds, London transit (Sept 23) cds and framed "OLD RAIN" arrival datestamp (July 25) as well as Aberdeen arrival cds of the following day. The cover was franked with Great Britain 1 d. red-brown imperf. (Gi 8), tied by boxed '225' numeral of Old rain for the journey to Aberdeen. An unusual and appealing 1851 cover from Hongkong bearing a British adhesive. 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF