Sale 973 — 2009 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 June, 2009

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
78
c
Sale 973, Lot 78, 1861-66 Issue12c Black (69). Horizontal strip of three, used with 10c Yellow Green (68) and tied by large "Paid" grid, red "Boston Br. Pkt. Paid Jul. 22" backstamp and red "Boston Br. Pkt. 40 Jul. 22" credit datestamp on blue 1863 folded cover to Hong Kong, China, red "1d" Colonial rate handstamp, London and Hong Kong transits, 10c tiny corner crease at top left

VERY FINE. A RARE COVER TO HONG KONG WITH THE 12-CENT AND 10-CENT 1861 ISSUE.

The rate overpays by 1c the 45c rate by British Mails via Southampton.

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250