BRIEFE / POSTAL HISTORY - ASIA / ASIEN - CHINA / HONGKONG
incl. Incoming Mail
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Deutsche Auslandspost CHINA


Kurzbeschreibung / Short description

This letter from 1896, posted at the German consulate in Shanghai, was taken to Hong Kong by the Norddeutsche Lloyd (Ostasiatische Hauptlinie) and transferred there to the "Empress of China" of the Canadian Pacific Line. This ship from 1891 sailed at a speed of 16 knots, measured almost 6000 GRT and sank in 1911.

Remarks: A Canadian service Hong Kong-Vancouver came into service in 1891 with 3 "Empress" ships. Both routes often carried mail from Japan to England, which had previously gone via Hong Kong and Suez.

GERMAN P.O. IN CHINA (Forerunner)

1896 Umschlag
(Cornabe & Co. Chefoo China) frankiert mit 20 Pf Adler Reichspost,
entwertet Shanghai 28.10.1896,
m/s "Per 'Empress of China' & via Canada",
addressiert nach London,
mit Ankunftstempel auf Rückseite
(8. Dez. 1896)



1902-09-16 Hankow-Switzerland via HK H & G 18 4c, posted in Hankow 9 Sept 02, in Hong Kong Postmarked Victoria 16/9, thus goes with the same
Reverse/Rückseite

1902-09-16 Hankow-Switzerland
via HK H & G 18 4c,
posted in Hankow 9 Sept 02,
in Hong Kong Postmarked Victoria 16/9, thus goes with the same "Laos" to Europe, but is trans-shipped in Port Said to P&O's "Isis", which is 23/10 in Brindisi.

PRE UPU MAIL TO CHINA
Cancellations on Reverse


Reverse/Rückseite


Hongkong
QV PPS ovptd 1cent
Mail from Shanghai to German consulate in CANTON with arrival canc on reverse and from there re-directed to Hongkong

1902 Mail to a Capt at NAVAL Station in CAVITE PHILIPPINES from HONGKONG - Manila Transit and Arrival Cancellation on Reverse - Interesting and unusual DESTINATION to a Naval S


1902 Mail addressed to a Captain at NAVAL Station in CAVITE (PHILIPPINES) from HONGKONG -

Reverse/Rückseite






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Endorsed in m/s 'Per Rosetta Maru', franked by Q.Victoria 2c, 4c, and 5c, tied by "VICTORIA HONG-KONG/ JU9/02" double circle datestamp,
Manila transit as well as Cavite arrival c.d.s. on reverse - An interesting 3-colour-franking to an unusual DESTINATION to a Naval Station

Hongkong to Switzerland
Reverse/Rückseite


Mail to China via Burma (Gold and Silver Route)
Transit & Arrival Bi-lingual TENGYUEH on reverseReverse

Mail to China via Burma
(Gold and Silver Route) with Transit & Arrival Bi-lingual TENGYUEH on reverse

DEUTSCHE AUSLANDSPOST CHINA

1901, länglicher Feldpostbrief aus "SHANGHAI b 29.7.01" an die Feld-Intendantur Tientsin mit Ankunft-Stempel "K.D.FELDPOSTEXPED. DES OSTASIATISCHEN EXPEDITIONSCORPS b 3.8."

(trotz Falte Mitte selten da Briefe innerhalb Chinas mit deutscher Post nicht häufig)
(despite cover fold, internal Chinese mail with German Post is uncommon)
€75.-

Manila-Hongkong-Madrid Flight


Manila-Hongkong-Madrid Flight

1907 PPC
Reverse/Rückseite


1907 PPC "Rodiya" Girl bearing KE VII 6c cancelled Colombo 14/Aug/07,  Transit SHANGHAI Br.P.O. 20/Aug 07 and Arrival cds TIENTSIN/ DEUTSCHE POST/ 5 9 07   - - €45,-
                   



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