Philatelic Study Group:
Hong Kong Security Markings and Perfins

Group II - Company Initials.
Printed Initials Listing

Company Initials starting with A & B.
 

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

Image from Rod Sell                          Image from Frank Drake

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

Image from EBAY                                     Image from Frank Drake

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti                  Image from Frank Drake

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

Image from Rod Sell                              Images from Frank Drake

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

Image from John Robertson.

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

Image with S1 cancel from Frank Drake.

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

Image from Frank Drake                 Image from Ton van Doornen

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

Image from Rod Sell

2a A./C. C./Co.   American Chinese Commercial Company,  no frame 10 x 12mm,   2mm violet letters.

Image from Frank Drake.               Image from Rod Sell.

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


Image from Philippe Orsetti                              Images from Frank Drake

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

Image from Rod Sell                            Image from Frank Drake.  

3d A K /& Co no frame 14x7, 3mm black letters. Arnhold Karberg & Co. HK
 
Image from Philippe Orsetti.    Image from Frank Drake.

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

Image from Rod Sell

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

Image from Frank Drake.             Image from Mr Wong Bing-man

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

Image from Frank Drake.

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

Image from Winson Ng.

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

Images from Frank Drake.  

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

Image from Frank Drake.

5 B & Co 15x15 diamond frame, 5mm violet letters.  Barretto & Co. cover  cover 2

Image from Rod Sell

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

Image from Frank Drake.

Image from Frank Drake.

6a B & Co no frame 26x4,  4mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co. 
Swatow cancel.  Long serif Round C, Round o
.
Image from Philippe Orsetti                       Image  from Rod Sell

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti    

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


Images from Frank Drake.  

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


Image from Philippe Orsetti            Image from Frank Drake.

6d B & Co no frame 14-19x4, 4mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co.
Swatow cancel.  Serif, no dot after CO.  Oval O 3.5mm

.
Image from Philippe Orsetti   

Image from Frank Drake  

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


Image from Philippe Orsetti                Image from Frank Drake.  Macau arrival cancel.

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti

6j B & Co no frame 19x3.5, 3.5mm violet letters.  Bradley & Co.
Swatow cancel.
Serif, B dot, round o 2mm

Image from Frank Drake.

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

Image from Rod Sell                              Image from Frank Drake.

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

Image from Rod Sell.

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

Images from Philippe Orsett.

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

Image from Frank Drake. The little dot after Co is believed not from the marking.

Image from Frank Drake.

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti                      Image from Frank Drake

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti

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

Image from Rod Sell

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


Image from Frank Drake.

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti            Image from Frank Drake.       Image from John Robertson

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti

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

Image from Adam Williamson

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

Image from Rod Sell.  

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

Image from Rod Sell 

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

Image from Frank Drake

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

   Image from Frank Drake                            Image from Rod Sell  

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti.    

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

Image from Rod Sell

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

Image from Frank Drake                   Image from Philippe Orsetti

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

Image from Rod Sell.   

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti.               Image from Frank Drake

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti.           

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti.   

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti.

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Last Modified 15th May 2011