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Lot 10011 – PORT ARTHUR: 1901 Unsealed envelope from firm of G

PORT ARTHUR: 1901 Unsealed envelope from firm of G
PORT ARTHUR: 1901 Unsealed envelope from firm of G
PORT ARTHUR: 1901 Unsealed envelope from firm of G
PORT ARTHUR: 1901 Unsealed envelope from firm of G
Lot 10011 – PORT ARTHUR: 1901 Unsealed envelope from firm of G
Russia » Russia Post in China – Manchuria
Price realised
500 EUR
Estimate
700 EUR
Auction date
Fri 13 Dec 2013 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description
PORT ARTHUR: 1901 Unsealed envelope from firm of Grunberg and Reilly, Port Arthur to St Petersburg franked vertical pair of 1889-92 1k to pay 2k rate for printed matter, cancelled PORT ARTHUR Type 2 (serial ‘4’) 7 III 1901, St Petersburg arrival backstamp, lightly soiled, scarce franking Note: The junior partner in this firm was Sidney (“Ace of Spies”) Reilly, a British agent implicated in the attempted assassination of Lenin in 1918. He fled Russia with a price on his head and was sentenced to death in his absence by a Soviet military tribunal. Executed on his return to Russia during the Stalin regime.
旅大:1901年没有封條封由Grunberg及Reilly寄聖彼得堡,貼1889-92年1戈比直連印刷郵資,銷旅大2型序號「4」7 III 1901戳,聖彼得堡到達戳,微損。 備註:此公司的年輕合黟人為Sidney,原為1918年暗殺列寧﹐後列寧專取政權後在俄國被處決。

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