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Lot 10005 – 1898 4k Stationery card addressed to Germany with

1898 4k Stationery card addressed to Germany with
1898 4k Stationery card addressed to Germany with
1898 4k Stationery card addressed to Germany with
1898 4k Stationery card addressed to Germany with
Lot 10005 – 1898 4k Stationery card addressed to Germany with
Russia » Russia Post in China – Manchuria
Price realised
360 EUR
Estimate
300 EUR
Auction date
Fri 13 Dec 2013 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description
1898 4k Stationery card addressed to Germany with manuscript dateline “Port Arthur 28 5 1898” (2 months after Russian troops had landed in the leased territory), placed directly on the ship and cancelled on arrival at the Russian P.O. in Shanghai with Type I canceller in blue dated 6 VI 1898, saving the sender a day of transit time transiting through Shanghai and Hong Kong as the previous lot which was despatched a day earlier, a few tonespots, otherwise fine, ex Casey Note: Date of opening of the Russian P.O. at Port Arthur: 16 IV 1898. Earliest known postmark of this office: 1 VI 1898

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