(p.1-53) HK034-Dr SYS


2151 1941 (19 Mar.) An air mail censored cover to USA, bearing SYS Dah Tung print 10c, $1, $2, and New York print 30c, high value $5 x 3, each tied by bilingual ‘SIANGYANG’ ‘ 襄陽 ’ cds, with ‘Opened By Censor’ seal label at the top. Photo HK$ 1,000 - 1,500

Ex. 2152

2152 1941 (20 Sept.) An air mail censor covered from Shanghai to British Guiana, on reverse bearing SYS Dah Tung print 30c x 2, $20, New York print $1 and $2, tied by bilingual ‘SHANGHAI’ cds, “NEWYORK’ transits, dated ‘28.4.43’ and ‘4.5.43’ and BRITISH GUIANA/18.7.43’ arrival cds. with ‘Examined By 5812’ censor seal tape. During the Pacific War in 1942, this cover was stuck at US post office for more than 18 months, moreover a cover from China to Caribbean is rare. Plus another air mail censored cover from Shanghai to USA, bearing SYS Dah Tung print $1, $5 and New York print $2, tied by bilingual ‘SHANGHAI/20.9.41’ cds, hand stamped double ring ‘AIR.TRANSIT/5’ in violet, with ‘Opened By Censor’ censor seal label. Photo HK$ 2,000 - 2,500


2153 1941 (23 Apr.) A censored cover from Shanghai to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, bearing SYS New York print $2 and London 2nd print $5, both tied by bilingual ‘SHANGHAI’, with ‘AIR-TRANSIT/3’ in blue green double circle, ‘Opened By Censor Hong Kong’ censor seal label, with ‘RIO DE JANEIRO/31.5.41’, a censored cover to South America is unusual, very fine. Photo HK$ 1,600 - 2,000


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