(p.1-53) HK034-Dr SYS

Ex. 2154

2154 1941 (28 Dec.) An air mail censored cover from Pingshek registered to Canada, via South Africa, on front bearing SYS 2nd London print 25 x 2 (one stamp faded) Dah Tung print $5, hand stamped ‘R/PING SHEK POST MAIL/No. 1562’ reg. frame chop in char. bilingual ‘KWEILIN/3.2.42’ transit. On reverse bearing SYS Chung Hwa print 16c, $1 and New York print 25c, tied by bilingual ‘28.12.41’ cds, with NEW YORK/20.2.42’, ‘OTTAWA/23.2.42’ transit and ‘MONTREAL/23.2.42’ arrival cds, and a large single ring ‘DUTY FREE.MONTREAL/23.4.42’ cancel in violet. with ‘Passed By Examiner’ censor seal label. Photo HK$ 1,500 - 2,000 2155 1941 (30 Oct.) A printed Luk Kwok Hotel air mail censored cover to USA, via Hong Kong, bearing SYS 2nd London print 2c, surcharged 3c on 5c, Dah Tung print 5c, and New York print 50c x 2, each tied by char. ‘EAST SZECHWAN’ ‘ 復興關 ’ cds, with ‘Opened By Censor’ in violet cachet, on reverse with ‘HONG KONG/1.11.41’ transit, missing small part of the back flap. Photo HK$ 1,500 - 2,000



2156 1941 (8 Oct.) A censored cover from Shanghai to New Zealand, bearing SYS New York print 50c with perfin ‘HSBC’ (Hongkong Shanghai Banking Cooperation) tied by bilingual ‘SHANGHAI’ cds, underneath ‘Not Opened By Censor in N/Z 6’ violet frame chop. Perfin stamp on cover is scarce. Fine. Photo HK$ 1,500 - 2,000 2157 1941 Two censored covers from Shanghai to India. One cover bearing SYS New York print $1, tied by bilingual ‘SHANGHAI’ cds, with slogan black frame chop alongside, and part of the India censor seal label, roughly opening causing damage at the back side. Plus another cover bearing HK print Martyrs 40c in pair and SYS New York print $1, tied by bilingual ‘SHANGAHI’ cds, overstruck ‘...FORWARDED BY AIR FROM SINGAPORE’, ‘OPENED BY CENSOR’ censor seal label, and 2 different kind of censor chop in triangle. Both with ‘MUNSHIGANJ’ arrival cds on reverse. Photo HK$ 1,000 - 1,500

Ex. 2157


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