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SHANGHAI: 1920 Large legal size envelope from Grea

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SHANGHAI: 1920 Large legal size envelope from Great Northern Telegraph Company, Shanghai, to the company office in Vladivostok, franked on reverse by 1 CENT on 1k pair & 14 CENTS on 14k, all tied Shanghai Post Office Abroad v 5.7.20 cds, with Telegraph company cachet in blue alongside, attractive & scarce Note: Owing to wartime depreciation of the rouble, in 1917 Russian stamps for use in China proper were surcharged (and payment required) in Chinese currency.
上海:1920年,大型封由上海Great Northern電報公司寄其海參崴辦公室,背貼1分/1戈比雙聯,14分/14戈比,銷上海海外郵局戳(1920.7.5),另銷藍色公司戳。少見。 備註:戰時盧布貶值,於1917年始,俄國客郵局只改用加蓋中國幣值郵票寄信。
Estimation 300 – 400 EUR
Date de vente Wed 12 Dec 2012 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 1’200