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Lot 70111 – Russia » Russia Post in China

URGA: 1913 Envelope sent registered to Sweden, franked with Romanov 25k vertical pair and Russia Arms 10k blue

AN IMPORTANT ROMANOV USAGE

URGA: 1913 Envelope sent registered to Sweden, franked with Romanov 25k vertical pair and Russia Arms 10k blue, paying the triple foreign rate plus registration, tied by Urga 6.2.13 type 6 cds, with a Russian reg’n label (type not recorded by Hellrigl) and a reg’n label in French (type 13, rated RR), reverse with St. Petersburg and Stockholm bs, top of back flap missing, also showing postal seal of the Mongolian horse post, this seal illustrating a horse plus two doors = horse post from door to door, with Russian Post from Russian post office in Urga. The postal routes for the Mongolian horse post were to Ulyasutai and also to the south, a very rare mixed transportation in Mongolia and to a rare destination, previously only two covers and a card known with two registration labels according to “The Postal History of Mongolia,” pg.7, by Hellrigl

Estimate 15’000 – 20’000 EUR
Auction date Thu 3 Dec 2020 at 19:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 22’000