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  • Lot# : 452 Hongkong

    Hongkong Treaty Ports 1854 (Sept 26): Lettersheet written by 'Reverend W. A. Russell, Ningpo' and dated 'Sept 8th 1854', directed to Woodbridge, Suffolk and endorsed 'overland mail via Southampton', rated '6' (d.) for the British packet, reverse with "HONG KONG" transit (Sept 26) and London transit (Nov. 21) cds's. Obverse with WOODBRIDGE arrival (Nov. 24) cds in green. Filing folds do not destract from the rarity of this Treaty Port item, as Webb records only four letters from Ningpo between 1844 and 1870.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF