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Sale 27: The Autumn Sale

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British Commonwealth - Hong Kong: Registered Covers

Lot 672    

Hong Kong, 1916-41 KGV-KGVI Registered Postal Stationery Envelopes. 4 entires; 1) KGV 10c to Boston with definitive 25c - $2.50 fee schedule, later than recorded (Webb type 6: 15 Mar - 5 Dec 13), bearing 10c adhesive to pay one ounce UPU rate, cancelled "Registered Gpo Hong Kong 7 Ju 16", with large rectangular "R Hong Kong No 7 Ju 16" hand-stamp, later than recorded (Proud RL12: 26 Feb 10 - 31 Mar 16). 2) KGV 10c to Kansas City (US), with definitive compensation schedule in Francs and HK $ (Webb type 9: 1926-31), bearing 10c adhesive cancelled by "Registered GPO Hong Kong 29 De 26", and with "R Hong Kong A" registration label (Tsang Type E: 1916-35). 3) KGV 20c to Canton, with imprinted stamp on front and no insurance schedule on back, 3 years earlier than recorded (Webb type 11: only recorded 21 Sep 35), bearing 5c adhesive cancelled by "Registered GPO Hong Kong 7 No 32", and with "R HONG KONG A" registration label (Tsang Type HKFA2: 1928-38). 4) KGVI 25c to Filmore Cal. (US), with imprinted stamp on back and 25c acknowledgment fee (Webb type 13: 1946-48, but a few earlier pre-WWII examples are known), bearing 15c adhesive pair cancelled "Kowloon Hong Kong 20 Fe 41", and with earliest recorded "R Kowloon No." registration label (Tsang Type KLG3: only Feb - Aug 41), Very Fine overall.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $375

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