lot # 3013 - 5: Hong Kong early mail
Hong Kong, 1858 (9 Aug.) entire letter from Hong Kong to Leyden, Netherlands (2.10) "p. Overland Mail via Triest" showing fine small "Paid/at/Hong Kong" Crowned Circle in red (Webb type 11) with "Vaucher Fréres/Hong Kong" blue sender's h.s. adjacent and very fine "Hong Kong" double-arc despatch d.s. and red "Leiden" arrival c.d.s. on reverse, manuscript ratings with handstruck (at Trieste) "6¼" framed h.s. in blue, some light creasing (as to be expected on a flimsy entire), fine usage of the Crowned Circle to a scarce destination via Trieste.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
Estimate: HK$ 4,000 - 5,000