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Autumn 2022 Sales Special Features: British Government Agency Macao | 秋拍拍品介紹:英國政府澳門代辦處

【Autumn 2022 Sales Special Features: British Government Agency Macao】

1844 (May 23) entire letter, from Manila to Whampoa, rated “2/” in black ink, along with double-ringed “BRITISH GOVERNMENT AGENCY OFFICE / MACAO” postmark. On the flap with Hong Kong transit c.d.s. (JU 6 1844) and oval “FORWARDED BY RUSSELL & Co. HONG KONG” seal. The letter is mostly describing the writer’s life in Manila which was very comfortable and delightful. Interesting text on the personal life in Manila.This type of handstamp was used in Macao during the period of dependency on the Hong Kong Post Office.


1844年5月23日郵簡,自馬尼拉寄黃埔。正面帶有黑色“2/”郵資字樣及雙圈“BRITISH GOVERNMENT AGENCY OFFICE / MACAO”戳記。背面蓋有香港中轉戳(JU 6 1844)及橢圓形“FORWARDED BY RUSSELL & Co. HONG KONG”戳記。此信主要交代了作者在馬尼拉的愜意生意,內容頗具趣味。這款澳門戳記使用於澳門需要依靠香港郵政的時期。

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