Russia/China Peking Cover

Russia/China Peking Cover

Sold in auction for 204'000 EUR in 2012


PEKING: 1877 (Oct 24) Cover sent registered by notification to St. Petersburg with 1866 1k and three 1875 10k, paying double the 8k rate, 10k registration fee and 5k for certificate of posting, cancelled by boxed Peking hs, reverse with ms despatch and Kyakhta arrival and St. Petersburg receipt, cover slight trimmed at base.

This being the earliest known cover from the official Russian Post in Peking

Provenance: Ex Fabergé