Philatelic Study Group:
Hong Kong Security and Other Markings

Directional Markings.


It is thought the Directional Markings were to assist the non Chinese Staff in the sorting of the mail written in Chinese.

BANGKOK

 
Image from Philippe Orsetti.     Image from ebay newby101.      Image from Frank Drake.   

BANG KOK  (space after G)

Image from Frank Drake.                Image from Charles Jones.

 
BATAVIA

Image from Harmon Fine.  

ENGLISH MAIL 62 mm x 7 mm, unframed. Height of the letter is 7 mm.

Image from Frank Drake

FORMOSA

Image from Harmon Fine. 

Hong Kong

Image from Philippe Orsetti.

HONG KONG

Image from Philippe Orsetti.


Image from Frank Drake.               Image from Charles Jones.

PENANG

Image from Frank Drake.                          Image from Philippe Orsetti.

RANGOON

Image from Charles Jones.

SAIGON

Image from ebay

SINGAPORE

Image from Harmon Fine.


Image from Harmon Fine.


Image from Harmon Fine.


Image from Frank Drake.

Per Messageries  Imperiales' Packet

Image from Frank Drake.  

Overland Via Marseille

Image from Frank Drake.

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