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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5474

Hong Kong
Postal History
1851 (23 Apr.) entire commercial letter to Bombay "p Pekin" bearing a light strike of the type 6 Crowned Circle overstruck by "2" in circle with a rate mark in red ink alongside, the reverse with light strike of the Hong Kong despatch c.d.s. and red wax seal of Jardine Matheson; some light peripheral wear but fresh and fine for a Bombay cover. The contents are a printed letter giving an account of the opium market. Photo

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