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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5476

Hong Kong
Postal History
1856 (10 July) entire letter to Paris "overland Via Marseille" rated "10" (amount due in France) and with a second rate mark 2/- (?) and bearing a fair strike of the "paid/at/hong-kong" type 11 Crowned Circle in red and Marseilles transit (28.8) alongside; the reverse with Hong Kong type 9 despatch c.d.s., Marseilles and Paris (29.8) arrival; the flap opens to show the despatch datestamp. Photo

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