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Lot 20023 – 1901 Incoming registered cover from the Russian mo

1901 Incoming registered cover from the Russian mo
Lot 20023 – 1901 Incoming registered cover from the Russian mo
Russia » Russia Post in China – Russian Occupation of Manchuria
Price realised
2’600 EUR
Estimate
1’000 EUR
Auction date
Tue 2 Dec 2014 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description
1901 Incoming registered cover from the Russian monastic community at MOUNT ATHOS (Greece, near Salonica, and site of a Russian P.O. in the Turkish Empire) franked Russian Levant 10k pair tied by R.O.P.I.T. Athon cds, sent to Harbin, Manchuria (two strikes of cancel 11 and 24 June), redirected to NINGUTA and showing the only known strike of the datestamp reading “NINGUTA/1/FIELD TELEGRAPH BRANCH PRIAMUR DISTRICT” dated 14 and 15 August, one showing error ‘1900’ for ‘1901’, note on front stating the addressee, a member of the 18th East (Siberian) Rifle Regiment at Ninguta had been discharged and the letter retuned to Mount Athos, transit Odessa cds’s in both directions, remarkable cover

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