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Lot 20020 – 1901-03 Postal stationery cards embossed with Chin

1901-03 Postal stationery cards embossed with Chin
Lot 20020 – 1901-03 Postal stationery cards embossed with Chin
Russia » Russia Post in China – Russian Occupation of Manchuria
Price realised
1’400 EUR
Estimate
800 EUR
Auction date
Tue 2 Dec 2014 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description
1901-03 Postal stationery cards embossed with Chinese Dragons and Russian Imperial Arms, symbolising postal liaison between the two powers, one used from Port Arthur to Germany franked Russia 5k on reverse cancelled Type 2c dated 29 5 01, the other mailed from Yingkow (NEWCHANG) 5 12 03 at the Chinese P.O. and franked with 4c CIP and two Russia 2k, latter cancelled YINKOU/FIELD TELEGRAPH BRANCH, PRIAMUR DISTRICT. The Yingkow card is illustrated in “Russia Used Abroad”, Pt. 5 (1959), p. 459. fig. 653.

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