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used  16c. on 18c. lilac with value crossed through in manuscript ink, with wing margin at right and part "B62" barred oval at top. An unusual and interesting curio. Photo
used 16c. on 18c. lilac with value crossed through in manuscript ink, with wing margin at right and part "B62" barred oval at top. An unusual and interesting curio. Photo

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used 16c. on 18c. lilac with value crossed through in manuscript ink, with wing margin at right and part "B62" barred oval at top. An unusual and interesting curio. Photo
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Note: Another example of this bar through the value was reported in the Hong Kong Philatelic Society Newsletter for February 2000. The deletion is contemporary with the stamp and there is no reason why the sender should do this. This suggests that this may have been done by the postmaster of one of the smaller officesFor a 24c. stamps with line through value, used in Amoy in 1864, see lot 1540
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