Hong Kong

Catalog: Drummond OS22t, Orsetti Type A1

Date issued: Unknown. EKU April 19, 1960

Printing: Black on transparent 3/4" wide tape

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "OFFICIALLY SEALED / (crown) / HONG KONG POST OFFICE" repeating

Control Number: None

Description: Registered 1963 airmail cover from Chicago, IL to Kowloon, Hong Kong "RECEIVED DAMAGED" and repaired with first type Hong Kong tape on all corners.

There are at least four minor variations of this design.

Catalog: Drummond OSE2

Date issued: Unknown. EKU July 25, 1987

Printing: Black on white die cut 3 7/8" x 1 3/4" die cut self-adhesive paper

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "The Post Office regrets that this item was received in a / damaged condition. / Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused."

Control Number: "Pos 575A" in lower left corner

Description: 1987 cover to Cheung Chau, Hong Kong repaired with three Hong Kong explantory labels.

There are five other types of these labels recorded.

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