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Lot 10100 – Russia » Russia Post in China

CHEFOO: 1902 Cover to England from a crew member o

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CHEFOO: 1902 Cover to England from a crew member on board British warship HMS « Amphitrite » (printed on the reverse) at the Crown Colony of Wei Hai Wei, endorsed « Russian Post Office Chefoo / via Port Arthur / Moscow », with China 1c Dragon tied by bilingual « LIU-KUNG-TAO / WEI-HAI-WEI » cds in red, paying the rate to Chefoo where it was transferred to the Russian P.O. and franked with pairs of « KITAI » 2k and 3k tied by Chefoo 18.12.02 cds (T&S type 1, Gregorian calendar), with different strike on reverse (T&S type 2, Julian calendar), Southampton bs, a rare and attractive mixed country franking
烟台:1902年寄英国封,由威海卫HMS « Amphitrite »英国军舰成员(印于封背)寄出,手写 »烟台俄国客邮/经阿瑟港/莫斯科 »,贴蟠龙1分销红色威海卫汉英圆戳,再贴俄国客邮2及3戈比销俄国客邮戳,及烟台圆戳(12.18)(T&S1型,公历),背销儒略历日戳(T&S2型,儒略历),又销 Southampton到达戳,罕见的混贴封
Estimation 800 – 1’200 EUR
Date de vente Wed 12 Dec 2012 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 2’600