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SHANGHAI: 1908 « KITAI » 3k postcard registered to K

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SHANGHAI: 1908 « KITAI » 3k postcard registered to Kegel (in modern day Estonia), uprated with « KITAI » 2k (2), 3k and 4k, unusually paying the 4k foreign postcard rate and 10k reg’n fee (possibly because the address is in English), with imprint cancelled by Shanghai 25.5.08 cds (T&S type 5B, Julian calendar) and stamps tied by Shanghai 8.6.08 cds (T&S type 6B, Gregorian calendar), with registered label in Cyrillic and encircled ‘R’ normally applied to foreign-bound registered mail, Kegel arrival, attractive franking.
上海:1908年,俄國客郵3戈比郵資片掛號寄凱格爾(今為愛沙尼亞),另貼俄國客郵兩枚2戈比,3及4戈比各一,為不常見的4戈比國際郵資及10戈比掛號費(或者因為地址為英文),銷上海日戳(1908.5.25)(T&S 5B型,儒略曆),及票銷上海日戳(1908.6.8)(T&S 6B型,公曆),另貼掛號標籤及銷’R’圓戳,亦見銷凱格爾到達戳。
Estimation 400 – 600 EUR
Date de vente Wed 12 Dec 2012 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 300