Lot 10062 – Russia » Russia Post in China

SHANGHAI: 1903 Postcard from Vladivostok to Shangh

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SHANGHAI: 1903 Postcard from Vladivostok to Shanghai franked with Arms 4k paying the UPU rate, with Russian P.O. Shanghai arrival (T&S type 1, Gregorian calendar), passed to the Chinese P.O. and franked with two China 1/2c Dragons tied by « SHANGHAI / LOCAL POST, » the imposition of a local delivery charge is very unusual. Note: This was a time of tension between Russia and China owing to the continued presence of Russian troops in Manchuria.
上海:1903年明信片由海参威寄上海,贴俄国4戈比票,支付万国邮联邮资,销上海俄国客邮戳(T&S1型公历),再经中国邮政,贴蟠龙半分邮票销上海工部戳,这种本地收费是十分少见的 备注:这信正值俄国及中国关系十分紧张的时期,由于俄国持续占领满州里
Estimation 300 – 400 EUR
Date de vente Wed 12 Dec 2012 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 1’300