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Lot 70113 – Russia » Russia Post in China

A RARE REGISTERED USAGE FROM URGA URGA: 1912 Envelope

A RARE REGISTERED USAGE FROM URGA

URGA: 1912 Envelope sent registered to Sweden, franked with Russia Arms 2k green (3), 3k rose, 4k red and 7k paying the single foreign rate plus registration, tied by Urga 29.7.12 type 6 cds, with a Russian reg’n label and a reg’n label in French (type 13, rated RR), reverse with St. Petersburg and Stockholm bs, 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 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Auction date Thu 3 Dec 2020 at 19:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 5’500