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Auction: CSS74 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 1557

Hong Kong Treaty Ports
1871 (4 Oct.) pink Agra Bank envelope to Ireland "Per French Mail Via Marseilles" bearing 2c. brown and 30c. vermilion tied by a single strike of the "S1" obliterator in blue, "1/4" rate mark in red crayon and a faint circular "t/rpo/m" in red,, the reverse with Shanghai despatch in blue, Hong Kong (8.10) and Kilmallock arrival (13.11). A scarce mailing from Shanghai to Ireland on the first voyage of the French Packet 'Meikong'. Ex Col. Rowell and A. Cheung. Photo


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