Prestige Philately Auction 233 CatalogueCatalogue by countryHong Kong
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Displaying 6 Lots in Category - Hong Kong
NEW GUINEA (German) - Forerunners (Vorlaufer)
1897 cover with 'Hernsheim & Co/----97/MATUPI/Bismarck-Archipel' cachet across the flap, to Hong Kong "via Singapore" with 20pf pair tied by very fine 'STEPHANSORT/7 6/97' cds, 'SINGAPORE' & poor 'SINGAPORE/TO HONG KONG' marine-sorter b/s, minor blemishes.
GERMAN NEW GUINEA - Postal History - General
1909 cover to German East Africa "via Hongkong" with Yachts 5pf & 25pf tied by very fine 'HERBERTSHOHE' cds & 'R' label (Einfeldt #8), faint Hong Kong & very fine 'ADEN/REG' cds, light 'DARESSALAM' arrival b/s & redirected to "Kilossa" with 'MOROGORO' transit & 'KILOSSA' arrival b/s. A terrific origin/destination item.
HONG KONG: 1917 usage of stampless NSW OHMS 'Penalty' envelope with PMG's Department imprint at L/L, light Rabaul cds & superb '[crown]/PASSED CENSOR/6SEP1917/RABAUL' h/s in violet, Hong Kong arrival b/s.
NEW GUINEA - Postal History
TO BRITISH EMPIRE HONG KONG: 1930s cover with 'SS FIDERUN/NORD/DEUTSCHE/LLOYD/HONGKONG/NEW GUINEA SERVICE' cachet in rosine & Undated 2d cancelled on arrival with '.../MEL[...]ERS & CO/SHIPPING DEPT/HONG KONG' cachet in violet, light vertical fold at left.
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TO BRITISH EMPIRE 1939 (July 13) registered all-up airmail cover with Bulolo 3d & 1/- tied by 'MADANG' cds, rubber 'R' cachet, 'SALAMAUA' & 'TOWNSVILLE' transit b/s, Hong Kong 'R4'-in-circle postman's h/s - similar to Ted Proud's #PB194 - on the face, minor blemishes. [The all-up rate to Hong Kong was 11d but to China - as this item is addressed - it was 1/-, + 3d registration]
TO FOREIGN DESTINATIONS: JAPAN: 1940 (May 8) WR Carpenter cover at 5d rate for airmail to Australia with superb 'SALAMAUA' cds (small date wheels that we have not noted previously) & 'OPENED BY CENSOR' label tied by boxed Censor No 25 h/s, Hong Kong transit b/s of 28MY/40 & triangular censor #9 h/s in green, light vertical fold. [The dateline was regular as late as 15JUL39: see Lot 2782]