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Stamp of Russia » Russia Post in China SHANGHAI: 1908 "KITAI" 3k postcard registered to K
Lot 10072
Russia » Russia Post in China
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Price realised
300 EUR
Estimate
400 – 600 EUR
Auction date
Wed 12 Dec 2012 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
SHANGHAI: 1908 “KITAI” 3k postcard registered to Kegel (in modern day Estonia), uprated with “KITAI” 2k (2), 3k and 4k, unusually paying the 4k foreign postcard rate and 10k reg’n fee (possibly because the address is in English), with imprint cancelled by Shanghai 25.5.08 cds (T&S type 5B, Julian calendar) and stamps tied by Shanghai 8.6.08 cds (T&S type 6B, Gregorian calendar), with registered label in Cyrillic and encircled ‘R’ normally applied to foreign-bound registered mail, Kegel arrival, attractive franking.
上海:1908年,俄國客郵3戈比郵資片掛號寄凱格爾(今為愛沙尼亞),另貼俄國客郵兩枚2戈比,3及4戈比各一,為不常見的4戈比國際郵資及10戈比掛號費(或者因為地址為英文),銷上海日戳(1908.5.25)(T&S 5B型,儒略曆),及票銷上海日戳(1908.6.8)(T&S 6B型,公曆),另貼掛號標籤及銷’R’圓戳,亦見銷凱格爾到達戳。