Ivanov Collection of Russia; Matuzas Collection Of Lithuania; U.S. & Worldwide
September 7-8, 2011 and September 13-15, 2011

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Lot #7625
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG - Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence
1897 (Apr 21) large commercial letter from Canton, paying $1.40 with 69x2c Victoria (one stamp missing at top), including blocks of 10 and 15, sent via Hong Kong (Apr 22) to Lyon, France (May 24), with red "Modane a Paris" entry pmk, par "Thames" ship endorsement, usual cover wear and some faults, remarkable franking
Envelope
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Lot #7626
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG - Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence
1897 (July 28) large commercial letter from Canton, paying $1.60 with 4x5c, 10x2c and 12x10c Victoria (block of twelve), sent via Hong Kong (July 29) to Lyon, France (Aug 30), endorsed par "S.S. Louiz apore," usual cover wear and some faults, remarkable franking
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #7627
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG - Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence
1897 (May 11) large commercial letter from Canton, paying $1.00 with 20x5c Victoria, including a block of fourteen, sent via Hong Kong (May 12) to Lyon, France (June 12), with "Ligne N Paq Fr. No.1" cds on front, also endorsed par "Yangtze," usual cover wear and some faults, scarce franking
Envelope
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Lot #7628
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG - Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence
1897 (Apr 9) large part of a commercial letter from Canton, paying $1.60 with 13x10c on 30c gray green, including a block of eight (three stamps severed from the envelope), sent via Hong Kong (Apr 10) to Lyon, France (May 8), with "Ligne N Paq Fr. No.4" maritime pmk on front, also endorsed par "S.S. Melbourne," fine appearance, rare (stamps alone off cover cat. $1,137.50)
Envelope
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Lot #7629
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG - Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence
1897 (Mar 1) large commercial letter from Canton, paying $1.70 with 25x2c and 12x10c Victoria, including blocks of 10 and 12, strips and pairs, sent via Hong Kong (Mar 10) to Lyon, France (Apr 11), with red "Modane a Paris" entry pmk, par "Rohella" ship endorsement, usual cover wear and some faults, fantastic franking
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #7630
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG - Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence
1897 (May 19) large commercial letter from Canton, paying $1.30 with 10c, 30c and 20x5c Victoria, including blocks of 14 and strips and pairs, sent via Hong Kong (May 20) to Lyon, France (June 18), with red "Modane a Paris" entry pmk, par "Cromwell" ship endorsement, usual cover wear and some faults, interesting franking
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #7631
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG - Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence
1897 (July 14) large commercial letter from Canton, paying $1.30 with 10x2c, 2x5c and 10x10c Victoria, including blocks of 10, pairs and strips, sent via Hong Kong (Jy 15) to Lyon, France (Aug 14), par "Ravenna" ship endorsement, usual cover wear and some faults, rare franking
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #7632
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG - Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence
1898 (July 1) large commercial letter from Canton, paying $2.10 with 15x2c and 18x10c Victoria, including blocks of 12 and strips and pairs, sent via Hong Kong (July 2) to Lyon, France (Aug 1), with French Packet No.9 "Ligne N" maritime pmk on front, usual cover wear and some faults, rare franking
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #7633
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG - Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence
1898 (Mar 23) large commercial letter from Canton, paying $1.40 with 8x5 and 10x10c Victoria, including blocks of four and six, sent via Hong Kong (Mar 26) to Lyon, France (Apr 22), with French Packet No.3 "Ligne N" maritime pmk on front, endorsed par "S.S. Oceanien," usual cover wear and some faults, unusual franking
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #7634
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG - Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence
1898 (Aug 19) large commercial letter from Canton, paying $2.00 with 4x30c and 8x10c Victoria (block of eight), sent via Hong Kong (Aug 20) to Lyon, France, endorsed par "S.S. Parramatta," usual cover wear and some faults, rare franking
Envelope
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