HK045_Main WITHOUT code


491 194? A cover to Tientsin, on front bearing surcharged on Bird on Globe $10 on 50c (Large char.) tied by illegible cds, on reverse with illegible bilingual ‘TIENTSIN’ machine roller arrival cancel. Photo HK$ 2,000 - 2,500 492 1949 (12 Dec.) A cover to Oslo, Norway, bearing Peking surcharged with ‘Temporarily used for’ $500 on $500 strip of 3, tied by bilingual ‘TIENTSIN’ cds, with ‘HONG KONG/20.12.49’ transit on back. Fine. Photo HK$ 1,600 - 2,000 493 1949 (4 Dec.) A local cover to Peking, on front bearing Peking surcharged on SYS $4 on $5 block of 16 and the same stamp x 9, both tied by char. ‘PEKING’ cds with char. index. (蹚) and char. ‘PEKING’ cds with char. index. (投) arrival cds. Light damage at top affecting one stamp on front, a nice cover with multiple stamps. Photo HK$ 2,000 - 2,500 494 1949 (23 Nov.) A registered cover from M. Roger. Meffreys, French consul general in Tientsin to Monsieur.J.Royere, French consul general in Shanghai, bearing on front North China Surcharge SYS surcharged $100 on $100, North China Surcharge Temporarily used for yuan and SYS surcharged $500 on $500, tied by “TIENTSIN” cds, showing Shanghai arrival cds and remnants of registration slip on reverse, a fascinating historical letter. Yang NC350, NC368. Photo HK$ 2,500 - 3,000



495 1949 (8 Nov.) A cover sent to England, bearing Peking surcharged on SYS, $100 on $100 x 2 (wide space) and Peking surcharged ‘Temporarily used for’ $50 on $44, each tied by bilingual ‘TIENTSIN’ cds, with ‘HONG KONG/16.11.49’ transit, a small part of the corner at top left damaged affecting one cancel. Photo HK$ 1,200 - 1,600




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