Philatelic Study Group:
Hong Kong Security Markings and Perfins

Revenues Group I - Company Markings Images.

Revenues Listing

* Infront of number is a recently added image.

Group I: Full Name on QV issues A to C

0      unframed    Full name    ADAMSON BELL & CO. / AGENT   blue letters

Image from Rod  Sell

0A    double circle    Full name    APING / & Co-..  black letters

Image from Rod  Sell


1  AGRA BANK / HONGKONG / *  LIMITED  *  double oval frame 42x23

 
Image from Frank Drake                               Image from Philippe Orsetti.  Current owner unknown.

1AA       35x20    double oval    ARNOLD KARBERG & Co   *  / HONGKONG  3mm blue letters


Image from Frank Drake. 

1AAa       35x20    double oval    ARNOLD KARBERG & Co   *  / HONGKONG  2.5 mm black letters

Image from Philippe Orsetti.   

1AAb ARNHOLD KARBERG & Co. * HONGKONG double oval frame 36x24,  1.5 & 2mm violet non serifed letters.

Image from Frank Drake.

1A (I-4) ATICK * HONGKONG * circular frame 21mm, 2mm black letters.

Image from Philippe Orsetti.                Image from Frank Drake. 

1B (I-6e) BANK OF CHINA AND JAPAN /  * HONG KONG *.
38mm x 25 mm double oval, empty in the centre, 3 mm violet letters. 


Image from Frank Drake.               Image from Adam Williamson.

1Ba  BANK OF CHINA AND JAPAN /  Date  / * HONG KONG *.
48mm x 29 mm triple oval frame, date in the centre, 2&4 mm violet serif letters.

Images from Frank Drake.

2 (I-9) Banque de L'Indo-chine / Agence de Hong Kong
double oval frame 40x20,  3mm blue letters.

Image from Philippe Orsetti                 Imaged from Frank Drake.

3   35x23mm    double oval frame   T. W. Barrington / House Agent     3mm red letters
We do not yet have an image of this marking.

4  Barton Jack & Co. no frame 31x11,  2mm black script letters.

Image from Philippe Orsetti

4A  Bourjau, Hubener & Co. Triple Oval frame 41x17,  2mm blue letters.

Image from Frank Drake

4AA  E. BLACKHEAD & Co */ HONGKONG with horizontal ornament in the center.  In violet.  28x18 mm, double oval; 2.5 mm block letters.  The small "o" of Co. with two small dots underneath.
 
Image from Charles Jones

4B  Bowra & Co. no frame 34mm x 4mm,  4mm black letters.

Image from Adam Williamson

5  FOR THE BORNEO COMPANY.
 
Image from Philippe Orsetti. 

5A BRITISH CONSULATE  / DATE / BANGKOK triple oval frame 51x3, 3mm violet letters.

Image from Philippe Orsetti              Image from Charles Jones

6 CARLOWITZ & Co, / HONGKONG  double oval frame 27x14, 2mm blue letters  HK serif

Image from Philippe Orsetii

6a  CARLOWITZ & Co, / HONGKONG  double oval frame 27x17, 2.5mm violet letters  all serif

Image from Frank Drake

6b  CARLOWITZ & Co, / HONGKONG  double oval frame 35x23mm, 2mm violet letters

Image from Philippe Orsetti

6c  CARLOWITZ & Co, / HONGKONG  double circular frame 30mm, 2mm violet letters

Image from David Petersen

7 (I-22a)  Chartered Bank, Hongkong.  rectangular frame 43x8mm, 2 & 1mm violet script letters

Image from Rod Sell                         Image from Philippe Orsetti

8 CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA / AUSTRALIA & CHINA / HONGKONG
semi circular letter frame 38x19, 3mm black letters

Image from Philippe Orsetti

8a CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA / AUSTRALIA & CHINA / HONGKONG
semi circlular letter frame  36x18, 2mm blue letters.

Image from Philippe Orsetti                Image from Rod Sell

8a1  CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA / AUSTRALIA & CHINA / HONGKONG
46x23 semi circle lettered frame,  3mm violet serif letters.

Image from Philippe Orsetti

8c  CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA * AUSTRALIA & CHINA * HONG KONG
42x27 double oval frame,  3mm violet letters.  HONG KONG across centre

Image from Philippe Orsetti                                                                           Image from Frank Drake

8c1  CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA * AUSTRALIA & CHINA * HONG KONG
42x27 double oval frame,  3mm black letters.  HONG KONG across centre

Images from Frank Drake.   

8c2 (I-23)   CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA * AUSTRALIA & CHINA * HONG KONG         
42x25 mm double oval frame    3mm  blue letters

8d    CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA AUSTRALIA & CHINA / HONGKONG
double oval frame 26x21, 2mm red letters, Hong Kong 2.5mm.

Image from Frank Drake                      Image from Rod Sell


Image from Frank Drake and Chris Leung  

8d1    CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA AUSTRALIA & CHINA / HONGKONG
double oval frame 26x21, 2mm black letters, Hong Kong 2.5mm.

Image from Frank Drake  

8e CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA  * AUSTRALIA & CHINA * / HONGKONG
triple oval frame 41x25mm, 2mm violet letters, HK across centre

Image from Philippe Orsetti

8f (I-23c1) CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA  * AUSTRALIA & CHINA * / HONGKONG
triple oval frame 42x25mm, 2.5mm violet letters, empty centre

Image from Frank Drake

8g  CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA AUSTRALIA & CHINA / HONGKONG    double circle frame,    red letters         

Image from Rod  Sell

9  CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LONDON & CHINA * HONGKONG *
double oval frame 42x20, 1.5mm black letters,  empty centre

Image from Philippe Orsetti                             Image from Frank Drake

9a  CHARTERED MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LONDON & CHINA  HONGKONG
double oval frame 44x29, 2.5mm black letters,  empty centre

Image from Wing Yiu Chu  

9A  CHINA TRADERS INSURANCE Co. LIMITED.
28 mm x 24 mm shield with eight Chinese characters enclosed within a circle in the centre, 2 mm black letters, and the Chinese characters are 3 mm x 4 mm.


Image from Frank Drake                         Image from Ebay  

10 COMPAGNIE / DES MESSAGERIES MARITIMES / AGENCE /  / DE / HONG-KONG
double circlular fram 33mm, 2 black letters, HK 3mm, serif

Image from Philippe Orsetti

10a COMPAGNIE DES MESSAGERIES MARITIMES * / AGENCE / DE / HONG-KONG
triple circular frame 33mm, 2mm violet letters, HK 3mm

Image from Philippe Orsetti

10b  COMPAGNIE * DES MESSAGERIES MARITIMES * / AGENCE / PRINCIPALE /DE /HONG-KONG  double circle frame 33mm, 2-3mm blue letters.

Image from Frank Drake                  Image from Philippe Orsetti

10b1  COMPAGNIE * DES MESSAGERIES MARITIMES * / AGENCE / PRINCIPALE /DE /HONG-KONG  double circle frame 33mm, 2-3mm violet letters.

Image from Adam Williamson

10b2  COMPAGNIE * DES MESSAGERIES MARITIMES * / AGENCE / PRINCIPALE /DE /HONG-KONG  double circle frame 33mm, 2-3mm black letters.

Image from Charles Jones

10c SERVICES MARITIMES * DES MESSAGERIES ? * / AGENCE / DE / HONG KONG double circle frame 33mm, 2 black letters, HK 3mm, serif

Image from Philippe Orsetti  

10d  COMPAGNIE * DES MESSAGERIES MARITIMES * / AGENCE / PRINCIPALE /DE /HONG-KONG  quadruple circle, outer rim at 33 mm and innermost circle rim at 26 mm, with wider letters (due to the negative image) and with letter heights ranging from 2 mm - 4 mm.

Image from Frank Drake 

10A  COMPTOIR NATIONAL D'ESCOMPTE de PARIS / HONG KONG
 3 mm block letters, unframed, violet inking.

Image from Frank Drake 

10Aa  COMPTOIR D'ESCOMPTE de PARIS / HONG KONG
36 mm x 18 mm semi-oval letter frame, empty in the centre, HONG KONG forming the base
Letter sizes: 3 and 3.5 mm, blue letters


Images from Frank Drake 

10Ab  COMPTOIR D'ESCOMPTE DE PARIS  * AGENCE DE HONG KONG *
Double oval frame


Images from Ebay

10Ac COMPTOIR D'ESCOMPTE de PARIS / No...............  /* AGENCE DE HONG KONG *
Double oval frame, black letters


Images from Ebay          

10Ad  COMPTOIR D'ESCOMPTE DE PARIS  * AGENCE DE HONG KONG *
Double oval frame, blue letters

Images from Ebay

10Ae    COMPTOIR D'ESCOMPTE DE PARIS (RECEIVED PAYMENT / COMPTOIR etc...)    unframed,  blue letters
 
     

10B   CONSULAT DER NEDERLANDENTEHONGKONG *   oval 42x34 mm, blue 2.5mm letter, used in 1872.

Image from W. Y. Chu
    

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