Stamp of Russia » Russia Post in China TIENTSIN: 1916 Despatch card (Récépissé du destina
Lot 10013
Russia » Russia Post in China
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Price realised
3’400 EUR
800 – 1’200 EUR
Auction date
Wed 12 Dec 2012 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
TIENTSIN: 1916 Despatch card (Récépissé du destinataire) for value declared packet to Kuldja (SINKIANG), franked with “KITAI” 4k, 20k, 70k and 1R tied by Tientsin 14.6.16 cds (T&S type 6), with red “valeur declarée” label adjacent, sent via the Japanese P.O.s at Tientsin and Changchun and the Russian P.O. at Harbin, arriving in Kuldja 20.7.16 (error “19” for “16”), the International card was used because the postal route to Sinkiang took the packet outside China, re-entering via the Russian province of Semirechinksk