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Sale 776 — The K.L. Collection of Classic Rarities

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 April, 1996

Category — Hong Kong

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
36°
c
Sale Number 776, Lot Number 36, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1863-71, 2c Brown, 4c Slate, 6c Lilac, 30c Violet, Crown CC Wmk. (8, 10, 12, 20; SG 8, 9, 10, 16), HONG KONG, 1863-71, 2c Brown, 4c Slate, 6c Lilac, 30c Violet, Crown CC Wmk. (8, 10, 12, 20; SG 8, 9, 10, 16)HONG KONG, 1863-71, 2c Brown, 4c Slate, 6c Lilac, 30c Violet, Crown CC Wmk. (8, 10, 12, 20; SG 8, 9, 10, 16). Pair of 6c, all bright and fresh colors, tied by bold blue "S1" oval cancel, matching "Shanghae Fe 25 75" backstamp on cover originating in Peking and addressed to Dresden, Germany, ms. "No. 12 7/2 75 Peking" docketing at lower left (Feb. 7, 1875), sent by hand to Shanghai where it entered the Treaty Port mails, backstamped "Hong-Kong Mr 1 75" along with Brindisi transit (Apr. 7) and Dresden receiving datestamp, red "P.D." indicating full prepayment of double letter rate (24c) via Brindisi

AN EXTREMELY FINE AND MAGNIFICENT FRANKING. CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING TREATY PORT COVERS EXTANT.

With 1992 Holcome certificate

E. 30,000-40,000
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