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Sale 27: The Autumn Sale

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British Commonwealth - Hong Kong: Registered Covers

Lot 674    

Hong Kong, 1926-37 KGV Issue Registered Letters. 6 covers; 1) to London bearing 4c and 10c cancelled 15 FE 26, with "R Hongkong A" label (Tsang type E: 1916-35). 2) to Hamilton, Canada, bearing 6c pair and 20c cancelled "18 MY 31" (quite an early use of the 12c per one ounce rate, and 20c registration fee, both effective 1 Apr 31), with "R Hong Kong A" label (Tsang type F, an unrecorded subtype: similar to HKFB1, but index "A" very scarce. "B"). 3) To Hollywood, Cal, bearing 5c (2 pairs) and 20c cancelled 27 FE 34, with "R Hong Kong B" label (Tsang type HKFB2: 1928-38). 4) large preprinted Wm. Meyerink & Co. envelope bearing full set of KGV Silver Jubilee in blocks of four, cancelled 6 MY 35 on day of issue, with "R Hong Kong B" registration label, 2 years earlier than recorded (Tsang type HKGC1: 1937-41), to Shanghai with bilingual "Shanghai 10.5.24" arrival cds on reverse. 5) to Cleveland, OH, bearing $3 green and purple stamp cancelled 10 MY 37, paying the $2.80 transpacific airmail rate plus 25c registration fee, with "R Hong Kong A" label (Tsang type HKGA1: 1936-46). 6) to New York City, with 50c (4) and $1, same label and rate as preceding cover, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $350

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