Hong Kong

Ref: A4321
  • £975.00

1852 folded letter from Shanghai to London endorsed ‘Via Marseille’ with a manuscript ‘2/7 on the front along with a fine strike of the rare SHIP LETTER / VICTORIA HONG KONG cachet. On the back is a HONG KONG 28 NO 1852 datestamp and a London 16 JA 1853 arrival cancel. Mail from Shanghai with this Ship Letter / Victoria Hong Kong is rare as the majority of times one sees this cachet is on mail from Tientsin. An exhibition item.