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LYAOTUNG LEASEHOLD TALIENVAN (I Casey): 1899 Cover to Germany franked 10k tied by TALIENVAN 12 Oct 1899 in 3 lines cds, forwarded the next day to Port Arthur, thence Russian P.O. Shanghai 08.X 1899 (error of day for ’18’ O.S. = ’30’ N.S.), conveyed to Europe by French Ligne ‘N’/Paquebot No. 2 (SS “Tonkin”) 31.Oct 1899, cover tears at top clear of cancels and stamp, a major rarity The earliest of 4 known Talienvan / Dalny forerunners and the only recorded cover. Illustrated in B.J.R.P. 1971 pp.3 – 7, 89 (2003) p.9. Note: For a few years at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries the name Talienwan (Russian Talienvan) was given to a port on the south side of Talien Bay in the Lyaotung area. In August 1899 the port was named Dalny and the name Talienwan was transferred to another port on the north side of the bay (Talienvan II). The old canceller remained in use at Dalny until at least 1901. Provenance: Liphshutz and Mizuhara
大連灣:1899年實寄封寄德國,貼10戈比票銷「大連灣12.10.89三行線戳」,第二天已到旅大,銷俄羅斯上海戳 08.X 1899 (誤植日期’18’ O.S. = ’30’ N.S.)另法國2號船戳 (SS “Tonkin”)31.10.1899。封頂有損。暫有記錄兩件此Dalny早期封。 備註:由19世紀過渡20世紀,「大連灣(俄文Talienvan)此地名移轉於遼東南部另一港口(Talienvan II),此港口名為Dalny,及大連灣也被轉為北部另一港口。
Estimate 25’000 EUR
Auction date Fri 13 Dec 2013 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 26’000