Philatelic Study Group:
Hong Kong Security Markings and Perfins

Group II - Company Initials Images.
Printed Initials Listing

Company Initials starting with M to S.

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

Images from Philippe Orsetti.  Second image shows a dotted outer ring.

73a M & Co circular frame 13mm diameter, 3.5mm violet letters.  Melchers & Co.
Hong Kong Cancel.
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Image from Frank Drake                   Image from Rod Sell

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

Image from Rod Sell                                    Image from Frank Drake.

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti

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

Image from Frank Drake                    Image from Philippe Orsetti.

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

Image from Mr Lau.       Image from Philippe Orsetti            Image from Frank Drake

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti.              Image from Rod Sell

76 N.I.C.B. oval frame 24x12, 5mm violet letters.  Netherlands Indies Commercial Bank.

Images from Philippe Orsetti.

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

Normal and Closed "C" varieties.  Images from Frank Drake   

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

Images from Philippe Orsetti.  

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

Image and marking from Philippe Orsetti.                            Image from Adam Williamson

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

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

Image from Frank Drake

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti

83A R&Co. rectangular frame 18x8, 3mm black letters.  Company not yet identified.

Image from Philippe Orsetti.               Image from Frank Drake

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

Image from Frank Drake

84a R & Co. no frame 19x3, 3mm red letters.  Reiss & Co.  cover cover
 
Image from Frank Drake               Image from Harmon Fine

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti                                  Image from Adan Williamson

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

Image from Harmon Fine

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

Images from Frank Drake

86  R & C no frame  4mm violet letters  1907 1910 C larger than R

Image from Philippe Orsetti.  

Image from Rod Sell.  

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

Images from Frank Drake 

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

Images from Adam Williamson

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

Images from Philippe Orsetti

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti

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

Image from Frank Drake                    Image from Philippe Orsetti

89B S.C.  no frame 15x8, 8mm violet letters.

Image from Adam Williamson

90a S.J.D & Co no frame 13x2.5, 2.5mm violet letters.  S.J. David & Co.
 
Image from Frank Drake                                                                Image from Rod Sell.

91 S.L.I. Co., Lt rectangular frame 21x5, 2mm violet letters.  Shanghai Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
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Image from Frank Drake                         Image from Philippe Orsetti.
Image from Harmon Fine 

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

Image from Adam Williamson.

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

Images from Harman Fine  

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

Image from John Robertson

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

Image from Harmon Fine

93 S T & Co. no frame 17x4, 4mm violet letters.  Shewan Tomes & Co.  cover
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Image from Rod Sell                           Image from Frank Drake.  

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

Image from Philippe Orsetti. 

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

Image from Frank Drake.  

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Last Modified 2nd May 2013