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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5480

Hong Kong
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Anglo-French Accountancy Marks
1856 (5 Nov.) printed Price Current from Shanghai with long written message to Sainte Etienne, France, rated "8" in black ink, with a good strike of boxed "G.B./1f.60c." (Webb type F, applied in London) and Calais transit (12.1); the reverse with Hong Kong type 9 despatch c.d.s. (11.11), London transit (12.1), Paris to Lyon and the arrival c.d.s. (14.10). There are a few faults on the address panel where the ink has eaten into the paper, otherwise fresh and fine. A good example of this rare accountancy handstamp (RRR) with five or less examples recorded by Webb. Photo

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