Lot 613Hong Kong, 1912 Hong Kong University. Local use cover bearing 2¢ KEVII stamp cancelled "Hong Kong University Post Office 14 Mar 12" bridged, comb-type cancel was specially designed for the opening of the university, and is only recorded used 11 - 16 March 1912.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 614Hong Kong, 1916 Cheung Chau to Pehtaiho. Cover with "The Bible Magazine Woochow" return address, bearing KGV 2c green stamp (printed matter rate), cancelled "Cheung Chau X 23 Au 16" (Proud type D2: 1913-20, value 2,000 points). Addressed to Peking, which was struck out and hand-stamped PEHTAIHO substituted, Chinese bilingual "Shanghai 27 Aug", "Peking 29 Aug 16" transit cds on back, and "Pehtaiho 30 Aug 16" arrival cds on front, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 615Hong Kong, 1921-37, King George V Cover Accumulation. An interesting lot of 158 covers and cards all with various frankings of the King George V issue, most of the covers are to the United States, however a variety of uses and destinations are noted, included are registered, airmail, some with colorful handstamped corner cards, one cover with the $3 is noted, mixed condition, a nice lot worth careful inspection.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 616Hong Kong, 1935, 3¢-20¢ Silver Jubilee complete. Set on FDC, Very Fine. Yang No. C3-C5 HK$6,000 ($774).
Scott No. 147-150 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 617Hong Kong, 1937-83 First Day Covers. Lot of 145 first day cover's with singles or complete sets, some duplication, noted are 14 1937 Coronation first day cover's, two 1941 Centenary of Hong Kong first day cover's & two 1949 UPU first day cover's, mixed condition, F.-V.F., worth inspection (no photo).
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 618Hong Kong, 1938 King George VI, Complete Set on First Day Covers. The complete set used on the First Day of Issue on 7 covers including $1 on commemorative cover, two $2 singles on commemorative cover, 1c & 5c pairs on commemorative cover, the balance of the set on four different 195mm x 128mm covers, the cover bearing the $2, $5 & $10 values shows trace of gum around the $5 & $10, the $5 with tiny abrasion, Very Fine (Yang Cat. for set on 5 FDC's HK $22,000 = $2,814). Yang No. 134-146.
Scott No. 154//66 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 619 o/Hong Kong, 1938 Postal-Fiscal usages. 4 items; postal (2) and fiscal (2) use; 5c stamp duty adhesive was authorized for postal use Jan 11-18, 1938, due to a shortage of KGV 5c postage stamps. Commercial postal uses of this 5c fiscal are not common. 1) cancelled 12 JA 38 to Canton, with bilingual "Canton 13.1.27" and two other native back-stamps. 2) Album page with cover to Canton cancelled 18 JA 38, with bilingual "Canton 19.1.27" and bilingual "Canton S.O. No 4 19.1.27". Page also includes single used 5c, and 5c fiscal with pair of 4c KGV, cancelled 4 DE 13: unauthorized postal use. 3) Large check imprinted "Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, bearing KE 50c yellow fiscal tied red "Hong Kong Stamp Duty" hand-stamp. 4) Form of Affidavit To Be Used in Lieu of a Passport, bearing KGVI 6d and KGV 1/- Consular Service stamps, cancelled "British Consulate General Chicago 17 Jan 51", with adjacent hand-stamp, same wording with GB coat-of-arms in center, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 620Hong Kong, 1938-52, 1¢-$10 King George VI. An interesting lot of 356 covers (and a few cards) all with various frankings of the King George VI issue, most of the covers are to the United States, however a wide variety of uses and destinations are noted, included are registered, censored, airmail, printed matter, many with interesting printed corner cards, several $2 values (#164) are present, five cover with $5 value (#165, two uf which have US Postage Due applied on arrival) and one cover with the $10 green & violet (#165), mixed condition, a great lot worth careful inspection.
Scott No. 154//166 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 621Hong Kong, 1941, 2¢-$1 Centenary of Occupation complete. Lot of 41 covers all with various frankings and cancels, included are registered covers, a FDC of the Re-Opening of the Hong Kong Post Office, airmail usages with multiple frankings, Printed matter rates, Censored covers, etc., mixed condition, worth inspection.
Scott No. 168-173 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 622Hong Kong, 1946, 30¢-$1 Victory complete. Lot of 28 covers all with various Victory Issue frankings and cancels, included are registered covers, a FDC, airmail usages with multiple frankings, etc., mixed condition.
Scott No. 174-175 Estimate $100 - 150.