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Auction: 23026 - Stamps and Covers of the World
Lot: 1014

Postal History
Deficient Postage
Yokohama (British Post Office)
1873 (26 May) blue envelope to Jeddo (Tokyo) "via Brindisi" bearing G.B. 1873-80 3d. rose and 1/- green tied by "611" numerals and bearing the boxed "excg/oz/deficient postage/british share of fine" with manuscript "½" for weight. "1/3" and "6" with manuscript "1/9", boxed "colonies share of fine" with manuscript "6" and, in large ink figures "2/3"; the reverse (small part flap missing) with Ringwood despatch. a god strike of the type 2 "singapore to hong kong" marine sorter, Hong Kong (4.7) and blue British post office Yokohama (15.7) arrival. A good Treaty Port cover

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