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Lot 40209 – China » Foreign Post Offices » German Post Offices

Boxer War – Rebellion in Petschili. 1900 (Dec. 24) Field telegram form bearing 1900-02 Provisional “Eagle” 20pf (15)

Boxer War – Rebellion in Petschili. 1900 (Dec 24) Field telegram form bearing 1900-02 Provisional “Eagle” 20pf in single, pair (one stamp with small wrinkle at lower left) and irregular block of 12, tied by “SHANGHAI/DEUTSCHE POST” cds’s, an extremely rare usage of a “Feldtelegramm” during the Boxer War and exhibiting this spectacular Provisional “Petschili” franking, a major rarity of the German Post in China; (Mi. €22’500+ for the stamps off cover).

Michel PVad

Estimate 3’000 – 5’000 EUR
Auction date Wed 16 Jun 2021 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 4’200