Lot 10007 – Russia » Russia Post in China – Manchuria

PORT ARTHUR: 1899 Cover to Finland franked 1889-92

PORT ARTHUR: 1899 Cover to Finland franked 1889-92 7k tied by PORT ARTHUR Type 1c 23 1 1899 cds, repeated below, transit St Petersburg and Helsinki arrival backstamps indicating a transit time of over 7 weeks, very fine Note: Before the rail link with Newchwang was completed (October 1899) mail from Port Arthur was taken to that port by courier. Completion of the Chinese Eastern Railway in 1901-02 permitted faster overland communication with Europe
旅大︰1899年實寄封寄芬蘭,貼1889-92 7戈比票銷旅大1c型23.1.1899戳,聖彼得堡及赫爾新基戳,並指出當時中轉時間超過星期。 備註︰於1899年10月牛莊路線未完成前,由旅大寄出之郵件均由苦力傳送。在1901至02年國東部鐵路完成,令歐洲郵件加快陸路運送。
Estimate 400 EUR
Auction date Fri 13 Dec 2013 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 420