FPB25. The Departure of British Forces on the transfer of Sovereignty of Hong Kong 1997


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BFPS No: 8888 Date of issue: 30/6/1997 SKU: FPB25 Category: Tag:


This cover was produced for the headquarters of the British Forces Hong Kong. The cover image shows Tri-service personnel. A 26p Machine definitive stamp has been franked by the BFPS 8888 special handstamp dated 30 June 1997. Number 8 is considered to be lucky in Chinese culture. So 8888 is regarded as being very, very lucky.

Included is an insert sheet with information about the Garrison both in English and Chinese. The insert and cover are presented in a cellophane sleeve.