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SHANGHAI: 2c Shanghai Local Post embossed statione

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SHANGHAI: 2c Shanghai Local Post embossed stationery envelope with additional Russian 10k, the latter paying the single rate to Germany and tied by Shanghai 4.1.97 cds in purple (T&S type 1) with further strike on reverse, with French paquebot ds (« Ligne N » Yokohama-Marseille No.2 on board SS « Tamise »), Hamburg bs. The earliest known mail from the Russian P.O. in Shanghai
上海:2分上海工部邮资封寄德国,贴10戈比票销紫色上海俄国客邮戳(1897.1.4)(Tchilinghirian 1型),背销法国轮船戳(« Ligne N »为横滨-马赛,经泰晤士河),亦见销汉堡到达戳 此为最早的上海俄国客邮封
Estimation 4’000 – 6’000 EUR
Date de vente Wed 12 Dec 2012 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 7’000