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Sale 27: The Autumn Sale

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British Commonwealth - Hong Kong: Registered Covers

Lot 666    

Hong Kong, 1898 Persia to Hong Kong. Registered envelope with Persian 1c and 12c (2) (Scott 104 and 111, an early registered foreign use of 1898 issue stamps), bearing "native" cancels, and manuscript "Registered." On back: seal of the German Vice-Consul "in Buschar" (Bushire), Persian bilingual "Boushir 27 6" cds, "Colombo Jy 12 98" transit cds, and "Hong Kong Jy 26 98" arrival cds, F.-V.F., An amazing origination for an 1898 letter to Hong Kong, particularly one that was registered.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $900

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