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Auction: CSS37 - Fine Stamps and Covers of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 2344

Hong Kong Treaty Ports
1851 (26 Sept.) entire letter to New York from Augustine Heard & Co, "overland" and "Via Marseilles" rated "6" in black ink with fine strikes of London (21.11) Lombard Street transit datestamp and New York Pail All (6.12) with handstruck "48" applied over "38" and both crossed through with black ink; redirected to Newport on arrival. Clean and fine giving a good account of business. Ex Meiso Mizuhara. Photo

For Hankow, please see lots 1099 and 1100 in the Fortune Wang auction. This includes the highly important blue "62B" cover to Hong Kong

1851年9月26日寄紐約封, 寄件人為"Augustine Hrard & Co." 黑墨水寫有"平郵","經馬賽", 郵費為"6"等字樣, 蓋有11月21日倫敦Lombard Street中轉戳, 12月6日紐約戳, 並手蓋"48"及"38"印記, 兩者都被黑墨水打了"X", 該信到達紐約後, 再被轉遞往Newport. 保存整潔完好, 水原明窗舊藏.

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