Philatelic Study Group:
Hong Kong Security Markings and Perfins

Group II - Company Initials Images.
Printed Initials Listing

Images of Company Initials below starting with A & B.

1 A.B./& Co. no frame 11x10, 4mm black letters.

1a A.B./& Co. no frame 11x10,  4mm black thick letters.

1b A. B./& Co. no frame 11x10, 4mm red letters.

1c A. B./& Co. no frame 11x10, 4mm black letters, no dots under the o

1d A. B./& Co. no frame 11x10, 6mm violet letters.  

1e A.B./& Co. no frame 11x10,  4mm black thick letters.  Shanghai Cancel

1f A. B./& Co. no frame 11x11, 4mm violet letters, distinctive &. Shanghai cancel

1g A. B./& Co. rectangular frame 22x9, 4.5mm violet letters, B62 cancel

2a A./C. C./Co.   American Chinese Commercial Company   2mm violet letters.

3 A.K./& Co. no frame 10x8, 4/3mm slanted blue, blue green letters. Arnhold Karsberg & Co. HK

3a A.K./& Co. no frame 10x8, 4/3mm slanted black letters. Arnhold Karsberg & Co. HK

3d A K /& Co no frame 14x7, 3mm black letters. Arnhold Karsberg & Co. HK

3e A K /& C no frame 13x6, 2.5mm black letters. Arnhold Karsberg & Co. HK

3f A K /& Co no frame 11x7.5,  3mm straight blue letters . Arnhold Karsberg & Co. HK 

3g A K /& Co no frame 11x7.5,  3mm straight black letters . Arnhold Karsberg & Co. HK

3h A K & Co no frame 20x3,  3mm straight black letters . Arnhold Karsberg & Co. HK

4 A.S.W./& Co. no frame 40x5.5,  5.5mm violet letters. A.S. Watson & Co. Ltd 

4A B. &. C  no frame 14x5,  5mm violet letters.  Company not known. 

5 B & Co 15x15 diamond frame, 5mm violet letters.  Barretto & Co.

6 B & Co no frame 24x4.5,  4.5mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co.
Swatow cancel.  Marking face or gummed side with round o 2.5mm

6a B & Co no frame 26x4,  4mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co. 
Swatow cancel.  Long serif Round C, Round o

6b B & Co no frame 25x5,  5mm red letters.  Bradley & Co. Swatow cancel.

6c B & Co no frame 23x4, 4mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co.  Used in Swatow.
No serif, Round o  3mm.

6c1 B & Co no frame 23x4, 4mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co.  Used in Hong Kong.  
No serif, Round o  3mm.

6d B & Co no frame 19x4, 4mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co. 
Swatow cancel.  Serif, no dot after CO.  Oval O 3.5mm  

6e B & Co no frame 20x2.5, 2.5mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co.
Swatow cancel.  Serif, no dot after B,  round O 2mm
 

6f B. & Co no frame 21x3.5, 3.5mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co.
Swatow cancel.  No Serif, round O 2mm
.

6j B & Co no frame 19x4, 4mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co.
Swatow cancel.  
Serif, B dot, round o 2mm

6k B & Co no frame 19x4, 4mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co. 
Hong Kong cancel.  
Serif, B dot, round o 2mm  

6l B & Co no frame 23x4, 4mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co. 
Swatow cancel.  No
Serif, No dots.  

6m B & Co no frame 23.5x5, 5mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co. 
Swatow cancel.  
Serif, oval offset O 3mms.

6n B & Co no frame 24x4, 4mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co. 
Swatow cancel.  
Serif, No dots.

7b B & Co rectangular frame 14x4.5, 3mm violet letters. Company not yet confirmed.

7c B. & Co. oval  frame 14x10, 3mm blue letters. Company not yet confirmed.

7d B. & Co. oval  frame 18x12,  3mm blue letters. Company not yet confirmed.

7e B. & Co. no frame 17x2, 2mm black letters. Company not yet confirmed.  
Hong Kong cancel also known with Singapore cancel.

7f B & Co no frame 20x2.5, 2.5mm violet letters. Company not yet confirmed.

7g B & Co. no frame 20x2.5, 2.5mm red letters. Company not yet confirmed. 

7i B & Co no frame 29x5, 5mm violet letters. Company not yet confirmed.

7A   B. & ../ H. N...  oval frame 40x25, 4mm violet letters. Company not yet confirmed.

8 B. / I. C. no frame 7x7,  3mm violet letters.  Banque de l'Indo-Chine.  HK cancel.

8a B. / I. C. no frame 7x7,  3mm violet letters.  Banque de l'Indo-Chine.  Shanghai cancel.

8b B. I. C. oval frame 25x16,  4mm violet letters.  Banque de l'Indo-Chine. 

9 B M oval frame 18x10,  5mm black letters.  Boite Mobile.

11a B & S oval  frame 11x16,  6mm violet letters.  Butterfield & Swire.

11c B. & S. oval  frame 22x11,  5mm violet letters.  Butterfield & Swire.

11d B & S oval frame 14x10,  4mm blue letters.  Butterfield & Swire. Shanghai Cancel.

11e B & S oval frame 14x10,  4mm blue letters.  Butterfield & Swire.  Hong Kong cancel.

11f B &S (S close to &) oval frame 14x10,  4mm blue letters.  Butterfield & Swire.  Hong Kong cancel.

11g B &S  oval frame 18x10,  3.5mm violet letters.  Butterfield & Swire.

11h B &S  oval frame 18x10,  3.5mm black letters.  Butterfield & Swire.

Images of Company Initials below starting with C.

12 C & Co oval frame 20x12,  5mm blue or purple letters.  Carlowitz & Co-..

12a C & Co oval frame 17x11,  6mm black letters.  Carlowitz & Co.

12b C & Co oval frame 17x11,  6mm blue letters.  Carlowitz & Co.

12d C & Co oval frame 17x11,  6mm violet letters.  Carlowitz & Co.  

12e C & Co. no frame 12x3, 3mm violet letters.  Carlowitz & Co.

12f C. & Co. no frame 13x3, 3mm violet letters, dot after C.  Carlowitz & Co.

12f-1 C. & Co. no frame 13x3, 3mm violet letters, dot after C.  Carlowitz & Co.  Shanghai cancel

12i C & Co oval frame 17x11,  6mm violet letters.  Carlowitz & Co. Shanghai cancel.

12j C & Co no frame 14x3.5,  3.5mm violet letters.  Carlowitz & Co. Hong Kong cancel.

12j1 C & Co no frame 14x3,  3mm blue letters.  Carlowitz & Co.

13  C. & Co rectangular frame 36x12, 4mm violet letters. Company not yet confirmed.

14 C.B. &. C no frame 21x4,  4mm violet letters.  Cruz Basto & Co. (prob.)

14a C.B. &. C no frame 21x4,  4mm black letters.  Cruz Basto & Co. (prob.)

14b C.B. &. C no frame 21x4,  4mm red letters.  Cruz Basto & Co. (prob.)

14c C.B. &. C no frame 21x4,  4mm violet letters.  Cruz Basto & Co. (prob.)  Cancel Canton

15 C B I oval frame 12x8,  2mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India

15b C B I oval frame 20x9,  3mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India

16 CBIA&C. oval frame 24x12,  3.5mm black letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & Co.

16a CBIA&C. oval frame 24x12,  3.5mm blue letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & Co.

16b CBIA&C. oval frame 24x12,  3.5mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Aust. & Co.

16c C.B.I.A.&C. oval frame 23.5x12,  3.5mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & Co.

16d C.B.I.A.&C. oval frame 23.5x12,  3.5mm blue letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & Co.

16e C.B.I.A.&C. oval frame 23.5x12,  3.5mm black letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & Co.

17 CBIAC in oval frame 24x11,  3.5mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  CBIAC is 17mm in length.  Used in Hong Kong.

17a CBIAC in oval frame 24x11,  3.5mm Purple letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  CBIAC is 17mm in length.  Usen in Hong Kong.

17c CBIAC in oval frame 24x11,  3mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  CBIAC is 16mm in length and the last C is smaller.  Used in Hong Kong.

17d CBIAC in oval frame 24x11,  3mm blue letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.
CBIAC is 16mm.  Used in Hong Kong.

17e CBIAC in oval frame 24x11,  3mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China. CBIAC is 16mm.  Used in Hong Kong.

17f CBIAC in oval frame 24x11,  3mm black letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  CBIAC is 16mm in length.  Used in Hong Kong.

17g CBIAC in oval frame 24x11,  3.5mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Hong Kong

17h CBIAC in diamond frame 25x15,  3mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Shanghai.

17i CBIAC in diamond frame 25x15,  3mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Hong Kong.

17j CBIAC in diamond frame 25x15,  3mm blue letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Hong Kong.

17k CBIAC in diamond frame 23x13,  3mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Hong Kong.

17l CBIAC in diamond frame 24x12,  3mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Hong Kong.

17l1 CBIAC in diamond frame 24x12,  3mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Foochow.

17m CBIAC in diamond frame 22x12,  3mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Hong Kong. 

17m1 CBIAC in diamond frame 22x12,  3mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Shanghai.

17o CBIAC in diamond frame 16x8,  1.5mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.

17p C.B.I.A.C. in Diamond frame 34x18, 4mm violet letters.
Chartered Bank of India Australia & China

17q C.B.I.A.C. no frame 28x4, 4mm violet letters. Chartered Bank of India Australia & China. Used in Shanghai.

17s CBIAC in oblong frame 24x12,  4mm blue letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Hong Kong.

17s1 CBIAC in oblong frame 24x12,  4mm blue letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Used in Shanghai

17v CBIAC in diamond frame 25x13,  3.5mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.

17v1 CBIAC in diamond frame 25x13,  3.5mm violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.  Foochow cancel.

17w CBIAC no frame  violet letters.  Chartered Bank of India Australia & China.

Images of Company Initials below starting with C Part 2.

18 C.B.P.So. in rectangulat frame 20x4,  4mm violet letters.  China Baptist Publication Society.

18a C.B.P.So. no frame x2.5,  2.5mm violet letters.  China Baptist Publication Society. Canton.

18A C.C.E. in rectangulat frame 44x15,  4mm violet letters.  C.C. Edwards.  Amoy.

19 C.F.I. Co/LIMd no frame 19x 12, 4mm violet letters.  China Fire Insurance Co. Limited

19a C.F.I. Co/LIMd no frame 19x 12, 4mm red letters.  China Fire Insurance Co. Limited

19b C.F.I. Co/LIMd no frame 19x 12, 4mm blue letters.  China Fire Insurance Co. Limited  Hong Kong ancel

19b1 C.F.I. Co/LIMd no frame 19x 12, 4mm blue letters.  China Fire Insurance Co. Limited  Shanghai cancel.

19c C.F.I. Co/LIMd no frame 19x 12, 4mm black letters.  China Fire Insurance Co. Limited

19d C.F.I. Co/LIMITED no frame 18x10,  3.5mm violet letters.  China Fire Insurance Co. Limited  

19e
  C. F. I. Co-.. / LIMd- no frame 22 mm x 10 mm in lwo lines, 4 mm purple letters, serif.

19Aa C.I.M. (may be "Chinese Imperial Mail") Shanghai.  no frame 13x5,  5mm violet letters.  

20 C.M.B. no frame 21x7, 7mm violet or purple letters. Chartered Mercantile Bank

20a1 C.M.B. no frame 21x7mm, 7mm violet letters. Shanghai S1 cancel. Chartered Mercantile Bank

20b C.M.B. no frame 19x3.5, 3.5mm blue letters. Chartered Mercantile Bank 

20c C.M.B. no frame 19x3.5, 3.5mm purple letters. Chartered Mercantile Bank 

20d C.M.B. no frame 19x3.5, 3.5mm violet letters. Chartered Mercantile Bank 

20e C.M.B. rectangular frame  x10, 5mm violet letters. Chartered Mercantile Bank 

20f CMB no frame 12x7, 7mm red letters. Chartered Mercantile Bank 

20g C.M.B. oval frame 30x , 4mm violet letters. Chartered Mercantile Bank

20i C.M.B. no frame 9.5 x 3, 3mm violet letters. Chartered Mercantile Bank. Shanghai cancel.

21A  C. M. S. N. Co.  no frame 43 x 4,  4mm red letters. China Merchants Steam Navigation Company

22 C N E P - Comptoir National D'Escompte de Paris
rectangular frame 20x9, 4mm violet letters.

22a C N E P - Comptoir National D'Escompte de Paris
rectangular frame 20x9, 4mm black letters.

23 C N/S P no frame, in corners 19x18, 3mm black letters. Chung Ngoi San Po

23b C /S no frame, in Left corners 19, 3mm black letters. Chung Ngoi San Po

24 C.P.R. oval frame 20x10, 2.5mm violet or purple letters. Canadian Pacific Railways

24a C.P.R. oval frame 20x10, 2.5mm red letters. Canadian Pacific Railways 

24a1 C.P.R. oval frame 20x10, 2.5mm purple letters. Canadian Pacific Railways

24b C.P.R. oval frame 19x10, 2.5mm violet letters. Canadian Pacific Railways

24c C.P.R. no frame 15x3,  3mm violet letters. Canadian Pacific Railways

24A CR  & So  no frame 20x2, 2mm violet letters. Canton cancel.

Images of Company Initials below starting with D.

25 D. & Co. oval frame 24x11,  3mm blue letters. Dent & Co.

25b D. & Co. oval frame 24x11,  3mm purple letters. Dent & Co.

25A D. & Co. no frame 11x2.5mm,  2.5mm violet letters. Davidson & Co.

26 D & Co./ LTED no frame 12x8,  2.5mm violet letters. Dodwell & Co. Ltd.  

26a D & Co./ LTED no frame 12x8,  2.5mm violet letters. Dodwell & Co. Ltd.  Shanghai cancel.

26b D & Co./ LTED no frame 12x8,  2.5mm blue-black letters. Dodwell & Co. Ltd.

26c D & Co./ LTD no frame 11x6,  2mm violet letters. Dodwell & Co. Ltd.

26e D. & Co. Ld. no frame 17x2,  2mm violet letters. Dodwell & Co. Ltd.

26f D. & Co. Ld. no frame 17x2,  2mm violet letters. Dodwell & Co. Ltd. Foochow.

26h D. & Co./ Ltd. no frame 11x6,  2mm violet letters. Dodwell & Co. Ltd.

27 D.A.B. no frame 12x3, 3mm violet letters.  Deutsche Asiatische Bank

27a   D.A. BANK.   oval frame  33 x 22 mm red letters  Deutsche Asiatische Bank  Obviously applied on sending

28 D.A.B.oo no frame 16x6, 6mm blue letters.  Deutsche Asiatische Bank.

30 D.C. / & Co. no frame 13x12, 4.5mm violet letters.  Dodwell, Carlill & Co. Hong Kong

30a D.C. / & Co. no frame 13x12, 4.5mm violet letters.  Dodwell, Carlill & Co.  Foochow.

30b D.C. / & Co. no frame 13x12, 4.5mm violet letters.  Dodwell, Carlill & Co.  Shanghai.

30c D.C. / & Co. no frame 13x12, 4.5mm, Black letters.  Dodwell, Carlill & Co.

31 D. M. & Co. no frame 18x3,  3mm violet letters.  D. Musso & Co.

31A   D.M.L.    Dodwell Motors Limited. 15 x 9 mm oval and 3 mm violet letters used in 1948.

32 D P  no frame 17x3,  3mm black letters.  Daily Press

32a D P  no frame 18x3,  3mm black letters.  Daily Press

32b D P  no frame 18x3,  3mm black serif letters.  Daily Press

32c D P  no frame 19x3,  3mm black letters.  Daily Press

32d D P  no frame 17x3,  3mm black letters with serif.  Daily Press

32d D P  no frame 16x3,  3mm black letters with serif.  Daily Press  

32A D P W  no frame  violet letters.

34 D.S.S./H.  oval frame 20x13,  2.5mm black letters.  David Sassoon, Sons & Co.

34a D.S.S./H.  oval frame 20x13,  2.5mm red letters.  David SassoonSons & Co.

34b D.S.S./H.  oval frame 20x13,  2.5mm violet letters.  David SassoonSons & Co.

34c D.S.S./H.  oval frame 20x13,  2.5mm blue letters.  David SassoonSons & Co.

Images of Company Initials below starting with E to H.

35A ES  no frame 7x4,  4mm blue letters.  Edouard Schellhass & Co.

35Aa ES  no frame 7x4,  4mm red letters.  Edouard Schellhass & Co.

35Ab ES  no frame 7x4,  4mm black letters.  Edouard Schellhass & Co.

36 E-S-C. no frame 12x3,  3mm violet letters.  Edouard Schellhass & Co.

36a E.S & Co. no frame 17x4,  4mm violet letters.  Edouard Schellhass & Co.  

38 E. S. K. & Co. ,  with stops after the letters "E", "S", "K", and "Co.".
no frame 15 x 2.5 mm, 2.5 mm violet letters, used in Hong Kong on KEVII issues

39  F.W.E & Co.  Company not yet known.  no frame  27 x 3 mm,  3mm violet letters.

40a G. & Co.  no frame 20x4,  4mm violet letters.  Gilman & Co.

40b G & Co.  no frame 16x7,  7mm violet letters.  Gilman & Co.  

43 G. F. & Co.,  George Fenwick & Co.,  no frame 15x2,  2mm violet letters. 

43a G. F. & Co.  George Fenwick & Co.,  no frame 16x2.5,  2.5mm Black letters. 

44 G.I. & Co.  no frame 14x4,  4mm violet letters.  

45 G.L. & Co.  no frame 24x4,  4mm violet letters.  Gibb, Livingstone & Co.

45b G.L. & Co.  no frame 26x4,  4mm violet letters.  Gibb, Livingstone & Co.

45c G.L. & Co.  no frame 15x3,  3mm violet letters.  Gibb, Livingstone & Co.

45d G.L. & Co.  no frame 25x5,  5mm violet letters.  Gibb, Livingstone & Co. 

46b G.R.S  oval frame 20x13,  4.5mm violet letters.  Company not yet known.

46c G.R.S  oval frame 20x13,  4.5mm blue letters.  Company not yet known.

46e G.R.S  oval frame 21.5x13,  7mm blue letters.  Company not yet known.

47 G.R.S.&Co.  oval frame 26x16,  4mm violet letters.  Company probably Geo. R Stevens & Co.

49 H A L  no frame 14x3,  3mm violet letters.  Hamburg Amerika Line.

50 H.H.K. & Co. no frame 16x2,  2mm violet letters.  Company not yet known.

50A H C - - oval frame 20x12,  3mm violet letters.  Company not yet known.

52 H.B.M. no frame x2,  2mm violet letters.  Company not yet known.

52Ba H /E C no frame 9x10,  3mm violet letters.  HK Electric Co.

52Bb H /E C no frame 8.5x10,  3mm violet letters.  HK Electric Co.

52Bd H /E C no frame  9x9.5,  2.5mm violet letters.  HK Electric Co.

52Be H /E C no frame 8x10,  3mm blue letters.  HK Electric Co.

52Bf H /E C no frame 10.5x10,  3mm blue letters.  HK Electric Co.

52Bg H /E C no frame 13x19,  3mm blue letters.  HK Electric Co.

52Bh H /E C no frame 12x18,  3.5mm blue letters.  HK Electric Co.

52Bi H /E C no frame 10x15,  3.5mm blue letters.  HK Electric Co. 

52C H.K.L no frame 17x6,  6mm violet letters.  HK Land?

52D H.K.C & A B Co Ld  oval frame 12x33,  3mm violet letters.

53 H.M. /& Co no frame 7x11,  3mm violet letters.  Holyoak Massey & Co. Ltd.

53a H.M. /& Co (H higher than M) no frame 7x11,  3mm violet letters.  Holyoak Massey & Co. Ltd. 

54 H S & Co no frame 17x 3.5mm,  3.5mm violet letters.  H. Skott & Co.

54b H S & Co no frame 17x 4mm,  4mm black letters.  H. Skott & Co.  HK cancel.

54c H S & Co no frame 20x 4mm,  4mm violet letters.  H. Skott & Co.  HK cancel.

54d H S & Co no frame 24x 4mm,  4mm violet letters.  H. Skott & Co.

55a H S B C circle in square frame 19x 19mm,  3mm violet letters.  H.K. & Shanghai Bank.

55b H S B C circle in square frame 19x 19mm,  3mm blue letters.  H.K. & Shanghai Bank.

55c H. & S. B. C.  in square frame 20 x 20mm,  3mm red letters.  H.K. & Shanghai Bank.
Foochow cancel.  

55e H & S B C no frame 18x 2mm,  2mm black letters.  H.K. & Shanghai Bank.

55g H & S B C no frame 24x 2.5mm,  2.5mm violet letters.  H.K. & Shanghai Bank.

55h H & S B C no frame 19x 4mm,  4mm violet letters.  H.K. & Shanghai Bank.
     also Revenue Marking 9F.

55i H & S B C no frame 22.5x 4mm,  4mm violet letters.  H.K. & Shanghai Bank.

56 H.W. & co. no frame 20x 2.5mm,  2.5mm violet letters.  Holliday Wise & Co.

56b H.W. & co. diamond frame 23x 13mm,  2mm violet letters.  Holliday Wise & Co.

Images of Company Initials below starting with I to L.

57 I.B.C. oval frame 22x12,  3mm violet letters.  International Banking Corporation  Shanghai cancel

57a I.B.C. oval frame 28x14.5,  3mm violet letters.  International Banking Corporation HK

58 J & Co. circular frame 15mm diameter ,  4mm violet letters.  Jebsen & Co.

58A J.A.S.A. oval frame 28 x 145mm,  3mm violet letters.

59 J.M.&Co  no frame 16x2.5,  2.5mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59a J.M.&Co. no frame 16x2.5,  2.5mm blue letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59b J.M.&Co. no frame 17x12.5,  2.5mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59c J.M.&Co. no frame 17x2.5,  2.5mm blue letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59d J.M.&Co. no frame 17x2.5,  2.5mm black letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59e J.M.&Co. no frame 19.5x3.5,  3.5mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59f J.M.&Co. no frame 19x6,  6mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59g J.M.&Co. no frame 19x6,  6mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.
Shanghai Cancel.

59i JM&Co oval frame 18x13,  6mm violet letters, simple script (earlier type)

59j JM&Co oval frame 18x13,  6mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.
elaborate script, "&" close to M (later type) 

59j1 JM&Co oval frame 18x13,  6mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.  Shanghai cancel
elaborate script, "&" close to M (later type) 

59ja JM&Co oval frame 18x13,  6mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.
elaborate script, "&" far from M (latest type)

59k J.M.&Co. no frame 15.5x2.5,  2.5mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.
Hong Kong cancel.

59k1 J.M.&Co. no frame 15.5x2.5,  2.5mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59l J.M.&Co. no frame 15.5x2.5,  2.5mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.
Amoy cancel.

59m J.M.&Co. no frame 17x3,  3mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.
Amoy cancel.  

59n J.M.&Co. no frame 15x2,  2mm purple letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co. Amoy cancel, serif, hor & diag down, wide M

59p J.M.&Co. no frame 14x2,  2mm black letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.  

59p1 J.M.&Co. no frame 13x2,  2mm black letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59q  J. M. & Co. no frame 26x4.5, 4.5mm violet letters  Jardine, Matheson & Co. HK B62

59r J.M.&Co.Ld no frame 16x3,  3mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59t J.M.&Co.LTD no frame 28x6,  6mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co. LTD

59v J M &Co (no stop after Co) no frame 18x3.5,  3.5mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59x J.M.&Co.. no frame 28x6.5  6.5mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59y J.M.&Co.. no frame 28x6.5  6.5mm black letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co.

59z J.M.&Co.. no frame 32 x 5,  5mm violet letters. Jardine, Matheson & Co. Swatow cancel

59A  J S A   Joseph S. Adams 16x13mm rectangle frame, 13mm  violet letters Hankow cancel

59Aa   J S A   Joseph S. Adams 16x13mm rectangle frame, 13mm  violet letters Shanghai cancel

60 J.S. & M. no frame 14.5x4,  4mm violet letters. Johnson, Stokes & Masters

61 J.S & M. no frame 14x4,  4mm violet letters. Johnson, Stokes & Masters

61a J.S. & M. no frame 17x4,  4mm violet letters. Johnson, Stokes & Masters  

62 PAID / K. L.  Oval frame 25x17,   4.5mm red letters. 

63a K. & W.  16 x 3 mm unframed, 3 mm violet letters  Kelly & Walsh.

64 LC & Co.  no frame 13x2,  2mm red letters. Lane Crawford & Co.

65a L.E. & Co. rectangular frame 19x15,  3mm violet serif letters. Lutgens, Einstmann & Co.

65b L.E. & Co. rectangular frame 19x15,  3mm violet no serif letters. Lutgens, Einstmann & Co.

66 L & H no frame 14x3.5,  3.5mm violet letters. Lauts & Heasloop  Swatow Cancel 

66a L & H no frame 14x3.5,  3.5mm violet letters. Lauts & Heasloop  Hong Kong Cancel  Swatow IPO.

66b L. & H. no frame 16x3.5,  3.5mm violet letters. Lauts & Heasloop. Chefoo  IPO.

67 L & R circular frame 12mm diameter,  3mm violet letters. Lamke Rogge

70 L.M.A. & Co no frame 29X3mm,  3mm violet letters. L. M. Alvares & Co. HK  HK cancel

71 L.S. & Co no frame 17X3mm,  3mm violet letters. Leopold Spatz & Co.

71a L S & Co no frame 15X3mm,  3mm violet letters. Leopold Spatz & Co.

71b L S & C no frame 15X3mm,  3mm violet letters. Leopold Spatz & Co.

72 L.W. & Co diamond frame 22X13mm,  2mm violet letters. Lauts Wegener & Co.

Images of Company Initials below starting with M to S.

73 M & Co circular frame 13mm diameter, 3.5mm violet letters.  Melchers & Co.

73a M & Co circular frame 13mm diameter, 3.5mm violet letters.  Melchers & Co.

73b M & Co circular frame 13mm diameter, 3.5mm blue letters.  Melchers & Co.

73c M & Co circular frame 13mm diameter, 3.5mm black letters.  Melchers & Co.

73e M & Co (o inside C) circular frame 16mm diameter, 4mm violet letters.  Melchers & Co.

74  M.  B. of I. Ld.  no frame 21 x 1.5mm, 1.5mm voilet letters. Chartered Mercantile Bank of India Ld

75 M.B.K. * HONGKONG * double oval frame 32x19, 3mm violet letters.  Mitsui Bussan Kaisha.

76 N.I.C.B. oval frame 23x15, 5mm violet letters.  Netherlands Indies Commercial Bank.

76a N.I.C.B. oval frame 22x15, 5mm violet letters.  Netherlands Indies Commercial Bank.  

78 N.Y.K.  Nippon Yusen Kaisha  ? x 6mm rectangle frame  3mm violet letters

82 Q.K./&Co. rectangular frame 19x16, 3mm black letters.  Quan Kai & Co.

83 R & Co. no frame 15x5, 5mm violet letters.  Radecker & Co. (Probable)

83a R & Co. no frame 15x5, 5mm blue letters.  Radecker & Co. (Probable)

83b R & Co. no frame 15x5, 5mm black letters.  Radecker & Co. (Probable)

83A R&Co. rectangular frame ?x9, 4mm black letters.  Company not yet identified.

84 R & Co. no frame 18x3, 3mm red letters.  Reiss & Co.
This group covers 84a as well as the last stamp has a stop after Co. and is 1mm longer.

84a R & Co. no frame 19x3, 3mm red letters.  Reiss & Co.

84b R & Co. no frame 18x3, 3mm violet letters.  Reiss & Co. Canton

84d R & Co. no frame 17.5x3.5, 3.5mm violet letters.  Reiss & Co. Hong Kong

85 R & Co./Amoy no frame 14x7, 2mm violet letters.  Russell & Co.  

86 R & C unframed 4mm violet letters.  1907 1910 C larger than R

87 R B & Co no frame 11x4.5, 4.5mm violet letters.  Reuter, Brockelmann & Co. 

87a R B & Co no frame 11x4.5, 4.5mm black letters.  Reuter, Brockelmann & Co.

88 R S & Co no frame 23x4, 4mm violet letters.  Russell Sturgis & Co.

89 S & Co no frame 24x5, 5mm violet letters.  Siemssen & Co. Swatow Cancel.

89a S & Co no frame 11x3, 3mm violet letters.  Siemssen & Co.?

90a S.J.D & Co no frame 13x2.5, 2.5mm violet letters.  S.J. David & Co.

91 S.L.I. Co., Lt rectangular frame 21x5, 2mm violet letters.  Shanghai Life Insurance Co. Ltd.

91a S.L.I. Co., Lt rectangular frame 21x5, 2mm red letters.  Shanghai Life Insurance Co. Ltd. 

91A SMSD  "Seine Majestat S. Deutschland" 9.5x2.5 with black 2.5 letters.

92 S & M  no frame 11.5x4mm, 4mm purple letters.  Company not yet known.

92A S S  diamond frame 14x7, 4mm letters.  Company not yet known.

93 S T & Co. no frame 17x4, 4mm violet letters.  Shewan Tomes & Co.

93a S. T. & Co. no frame 17x4, 4mm violet letters.  Shewan Tomes & Co.
 
93b S. T. & Co. no frame 17x3.5, 3.5mm green letters.  Shewan Tomes & Co.

Images of Company Initials below starting with T to Z.

94 T & Co. oval frame 18x12, 3mm violet letters.  Tait & Co.  Amoy cancel.

94a T & Co. oval frame 18x12, 3mm violet letters.  Tait & Co.  Hong Kong cancel.

94b T & Co. oval frame 18x12, 3mm violet letters.  Tait & Co.  Shanghai cancel.

95 T.C. & S. no frame 16x4, 4mm violet letters.  Thomas Cook & Sons.

96 T S no frame 6x5, 5mm blue letters.  Company not yet known.

97 U.I.S. of C. Ld no frame 15x2.5, 2.5mm violet letters.  Union Insurance Society of Canton Ld.

97b U.I.S. of C. Ld no frame 15x2.5, 2.5mm blue letters.  Union Insurance Society of Canton Ld.

98 V & Co. no frame 11x3.5, 3.5mm black letters.  Vogel & Co.

98a V & Co. no frame 11x3.5, 3.5mm red letters.  Vogel & Co.

98b V & Co. no frame 11x3.5, 3.5mm violet letters.  Vogel & Co.  

98c V & Co. no frame 16x4, 4mm black letters.  Vogel & Co.

99 V.H. & Co. no frame 16x3, 3mm black letters.  Vogel, Hagedorn & Co.

99a V.H. & Co. no frame 16x4, 4mm black letters.  Vogel, Hagedorn & Co.

99b V.H. & Co. no frame 25x6, 6mm violet letters.  Vogel, Hagedorn & Co.

99A V. O. Co. Diamond frame 19x38mm, 2.5mm violet letters.  Vacuum Oil Co.

99Aa V. P. no frame 12x4mm, 4mm violet letters.

99B V P M no frame 19x5, 5mm violet letters.  Company not yet known

100 W & C circular frame 18mm diameter, 5mm violet letters.  Wetmore, Cryder & Co.

101a W & Co in oval frame 11x19, 2.5mm violet letters.  Wendt & Co.

101b W & Co in oval frame 18x10, 2.5mm violet letters.  Wendt & Co.

102 W B no frame 11x12, 12mm black letters.  Company not yet identified.

102A W/G/S/Co in cross frame 12x14,  5mm violet letters.  Company yet to be identified.

103 W.M./& Co, no frame  16x11,  4mm blue letters.  William Meyrink & Co.

103a W.M./& Co, no frame  15x10,  3.5mm blue letters.  William Meyrink & Co.

103b W.M./& Co, no frame  16x11,  4mm black letters.  William Meyrink & Co.

103c W.M./& Co, no frame  7x6,  3mm violet letters.  William Meyrink & Co.

103d W.M./& Co, no frame  6x5,  2mm violet letters.  William Meyrink & Co.

103f W.M./& Co, no frame  15x10,  3.5mm violet letters.  William Meyrink & Co.

103g W.M./& Co, no frame  15x10,  3.5mm Blue letters.  William Meyrink & Co.  Canton Cancel

103h W.M./& Co, no frame  15x10,  W is 5mm, M & Co is 3.5mm Blue letters.  William Meyrink & Co.  Hong Kong Cancel

104 W.  N.  no frame  15x3,  3mm violet letters.  Company not yet known.  

105a W.R.L. & Co. no frame 22x2, 2mm purple letters.  W.R. Loxley & Co.

105b WRL & Co. no frame 19x4, 4mm purple letters.  W.R. Loxley & Co.

105c W.R.L. & Co. no frame 25x3, 3mm violet letters.  W.R. Loxley & Co.

105A W  T no frame 21x4.5, 4.5mm black letters.  Company not yet known.

106 Y.S.B. circular frame 15mm diameter, 2mm red letters.  Yokohama Specie Bank

106a Y.S.B. circular frame 14mm diameter,  5mm violet letters.  Yokohama Specie Bank

106c Y.S.B. circular frame 16mm diameter, 3.5mm red letters with serifs.  Yokohama Specie Bank

106d Y.S.B. circular frame 15mm diameter, 5mm red letters with serifs.  Yokohama Specie Bank
 

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