Lot 70112
Russia » Russia Post in China
Price realised
22’000 EUR
15’000 – 20’000 EUR
Auction date
Thu 3 Dec 2020 at 19:00 (Europe/Zurich)


URGA: 1913 Envelope sent registered to Sweden, franked with Romanov 4k strip of four & single, 20k two singles, paying the triple foreign rate plus registration, tied by Urga 26.2.13 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), with St. Petersburg and Stockholm bs, plus enclosed letter and in addition showing on reverse 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, previously only two covers and a card known with two registration labels according to “The Postal History of Mongolia,” pg.7, by Hellrigl