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Auction 35
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18 | March | 2023   15:35 H
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26 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. British offices, Registered cover sent from HANKOW on 27/4/1896 to Florence Italy via Shanghai on 30/4 and Hong Kong on 5/5, franked 20ct by pair of 10ct violet on red Hong Kong stamp (Michel n 44). Arrive on 5/6/1896. NICE.
€ 100
€ 100
27 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. German military offices, 11 postcards (6) and envelopes (5) sent by a German serviceman during the Boxer War aboard the transport ship for the crossing from Germany to China (4) and also from various locations in China with German military mail (7). The first three postcards with color sketches of the English, Algerian and Sinai coasts. VERY INTERESTING.
€ 1,000
Unsold
28 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard sent from Chefoo on 25/7/1901 to Erlan Hungary, franked 4kp by pair of 2kp green stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 2x) killed by "ЧИФУ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА" (Chefu Postal Office). VERY NICE.
€ 50
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29 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard sent from Chefoo on 25/7/1901 to Erlan Hungary, franked 4kp by 1kp orange and 3kp red stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 1x and 3x) killed by "ЧИФУ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА" (Chefu Postal Office). VERY NICE.
€ 50
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30 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard sent from Chefoo on 25/7/1901 to Erlan Hungary, franked with 5kp violet stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 5x) killed by "ЧИФУ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА" (Chefu Postal Office). VERY NICE.
€ 50
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31 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard of Port Arthur sent to Kirn Germany, from the train station of the line "DALIAN - HARBIN" that provide to cancel 4kp red Russian stamp (Michel n 40x) by his station postmark "N 17 POLEV.POCHT.KON./PRIAMUR.OK" on 7/9/1901. Arrived in Port Arthur the same day (on back cancel) its was forwarded to the Russian Office of Chefu on 8(21)/9/1901 from there ...passed the same day to the Chinese one (CHEFOO 21 SEP 01) which transported it to his Shanghai office on 9/24/01 (SHANGHAI 24 SEP 01) moving to the Russian office in the same city on 9/27 (ШАНХАИ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА) finally arriving at Kirn on 11/2/1901. SCARCE TRAVELLING POSTCARD.read more
€ 200
€ 220
32 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard "Chinese Chapel - Greetings from Port Arthur" Published by "New Harbin Newspaper" sent to Viareggio Italy, from the train station of the line "DALIAN - HARBIN" that provide to cancel 10kp red Russian stamp (Michel n 40x) by his station postmark "N 17 POLEV.POCHT.KON./PRIAMUR.OK" on 27/5/1902. Arrive at Viareggio on 5/7/1902. SCARCE.
€ 100
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33 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard "Chinese card players" sent from CHEFU on 2/11/1902 to Rome and resent to Viareggio Italy. Franked 4kp by 1kp orange and 3kp red stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 1x and 3x) killed by "ЧИФУ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА" (Chefu Postal Office). Arrive in Rome on 27/11/1902 was resent to Viareggio where arrived on 28/11/1902. NICE AND SC...ARCE.read more
€ 100
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34 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard "Taku Forts" sent to Milano Italy from TIENTSIN on 3/1/1903. Franked by 1kp orange stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 1x) killed by "ТЯНЪ-ТЗИНЪ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА 1" (Tientsin Postal Office). Signed Sorani. NICE.
€ 50
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35 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, Registered envelope sent to Philadelphia USA via transpacific line on 4/2/1903 via Japan post office in Chefu on 4/2/1903 and Yokohama on 12/2/1903. With "R N 43" handwritten registered's note was franked 20kp by two single and a pair of 5kp violet stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 5x) killed by "ЧИФУ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА" (Chefu Postal... Office). Transit in San Francisco on 4/3/1903 arrive in Philadelphia on 9/3/1903. SCARCE REGISTERED COVER.read more
€ 150
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36 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, envelope sent to Toulouse France "via Siberia - France" (blue Russian seal) from TIENTSIN on 9/4/1903. Franked by 10kp bluee stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 7x) killed by "ТЯНЪ-ТЗИНЪ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА 1" (Tientsin Postal Office) postmark. Arrive on 13/5/1903. Signed Holcombe. NICE.
€ 100
€ 100
37 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, envelope sent to Paris France "via Port Arthur and Moscow" (handwritten also in Russian) from TIENTSIN on 26/4/1903. Franked by 10kp blue stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 7x) killed by "ТЯНЪ-ТЗИНЪ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА 1" (Tientsin Postal Office) postmark. On the back sender seal of Chinese girl and wax seal "P.P.". VERY NICE.
€ 100
€ 100
38 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, envelope sent to Libourne France from a member of "Corps d'Occupation de Chine" (handwritten) confirmed by French Marine blue seal repeated three time "16º REGt. D'INFANTERIE DE MARINE". From TIENTSIN on 12/5/1903 was franked 10kp by blue stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 7x) killed by "ТЯНЪ-ТЗИНЪ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА 1" (Tientsin... Postal Office) postmark. Signed Holcombe. VERY NICE AND SCARCE.read more
€ 100
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39 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, Registered envelope sent on 1/7/1903 from Russo-Chinese Bank branch of Shanghai (on back trilingual wax seal) to Meistersdorf Austria via Siberia, showing on back Port Arthur and Moskow transit postmark on 24/6/03 and on 13/7/03. With registered paper label "ШАНХАИ Заграничная ПОЧТ. КОН." this cover was franked 20kp by pair of 10kp bl...ue stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 7x) killed by "ШАНХАИ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА" (Shanghai Postal Office). Arrive in on 20/7/1903. SCARCE REGISTERED COVER.read more
€ 200
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40 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, envelope sent to Toulouse France "via Siberia - France" (blue Russian seal) from TIENTSIN on 19/7/1903. Franked 10kp by 1kp orange, 2kp green and 7kp blue stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 1x, 2x and 6x) killed by "ТЯНЪ-ТЗИНЪ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА 1" (Tientsin Postal Office) postmark. Arrive on 9/8/1903. Signed Holcombe. NICE.
€ 100
€ 100
41 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard "Temple Hill" sent from CHEFU on 22/7/1903 to Rome and resent to Francavilla Italy. Franked 4kp by 1kp orange and 3kp red stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 1x and 3x) killed by "ЧИФУ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА" (Chefu Postal Office). Arrive in Rome on 14/8/1903 was resent to Francavilla where arrived on 16/8/1903. NICE AND SCARCE.
€ 50
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42 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, envelope sent from TIENTSIN on 18/8/1903 to Bordeaux France with red seal showing route "Via Port Arthur and Siberia - to France" and note "Via Port arthur - Moscou" handwritten. Franked 10kp by pair of 5kp violet stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 5x) killed by "ТЯНЪ-ТЗИНЪ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА 1" (Tientsin Postal Office) postmark. ...Arrive on 25/9/1903. Signed Holcombe. NICE. read more
€ 100
€ 140
43 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, envelope sent to Paris France "Via Trans siberien" (handwritten) from PEKING on 12/11/1903. Franked 10kp by block of four and single 2kp green stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 2x) killed by "ПЕКИНЪ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА 1" (Peking Postal Office) postmark. Arrive on 10/12/1903. Signed Holcombe. NICE.
€ 100
€ 100
44 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard sent to Spezia Italy from PEKING on 14/11/1903. Franked 4kp by two 1kp orange and 2kp green stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 1x and 2x) killed by "ПЕКИНЪ ПОЧТОВАЯ КОНТОРА 1" (Peking Postal Office) postmark. Arrive on 31/12/1903. NICE.
€ 100
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45 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard "Vladivostok" sent to Menton France during Russo-Japan war using the TPO "VLADIVOSTOK-HARBIN Line 264" killing 4kp red Russian stamp on 15/2/1905 (Michel n 40y). Russian army violet light seal and "ГЛАВНАЯ ПОЛЕВ. ПОЧТ. КОНТ" arrive on 15/2/1905. SCARCE.
€ 50
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46 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard "Vladivostok" sent to Menton France during Russo-Japan war using the TPO "KHABAROVSK-HARBIN Line 1.." killing 4kp red Russian stamp on 14/3/1905 (Michel n 40y). Russian army violet light seal and Port Arthur transit applied on 7(20)/4/1905. Arrive on 26/4/1905. SCARCE.
€ 100
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47 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, Registered envelope sent to Reval Russia from SHANGHAI on 30/3/1907 showing Registered label N 709. Franked with 1R brown and orange stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 15y) killed by "ШАНХАИ ЗАГРА Н. П. К." (Shanghai Foreign Postal Office) postmark. Arrive on 24/4/1907. Signed Holcombe. VERY NICE AND SCARCE.
€ 200
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48 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard sent from Shanghai written on board of S.S. Kosai Maru, franked with 10kp blue stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 7x) exceptionally cancelled by Chinese bilingual postmark "SHANGHAI" on 28/3/1907. The indication route "Via Siberia" was cancelled and then consigned on 1/4/1907 to Shanghai British Post Office which provided to mailing by sea to ...London where arrived on 4/5/1907. RARE USE OF CHINESE CANCEL ON OVERPRINTED RUSSIAN STAMP.read more
€ 200
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49 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, Registered envelope sent to Potsdam Germany on 26/5/1907 from Russo-Chinese Bank branch of Peking (showing on back trilingual wax seal). Registered label "ПЕКИНЪ" together the postmark "ПЕКИНЪ * *a" used to cancel the high franking of 80kp composed by 10kp blue and a pair of 35kp brown and green stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 7x and 12...y). Arrive in on 25/6/1907. Signed Holcombe. SCARCE REGISTERED COVER.read more
€ 500
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50 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, Peking postcard sent to France via Siberia franked with 4kp red stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 4y) cancelled by "ПЕКИНЪ * *b" postmark on 11/1/1908. Paris arrived on 12/2/1908. Signed Holcombe. VERY NICE.
€ 100
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51 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, envelope of "Corps d'occupation de Chine" sent to France via Siberia franked 10kp with single 2kp green and two 4kp red stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 2x and 4y) cancelled by "ПЕКИНЪ * *b" postmark on 23/9/1908. Lyon arrived on 19/10/1908. Signed Holcombe. VERY NICE.
€ 100
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52 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, stationery wrapper of 2kp overprinted "КИТАЙ" cancelled by "ПЕКИНЪ * *b" (PEKING **b) postmark on 5/2/1910, showing underpaying rate of 10kp (handwritten) and sign of taxation 1/20 in blue. Signed Holcombe. SCARCE.
€ 100
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53 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard sent from SHANGHAI on 15/4/1910, franked with 3kp russian stamp (Michel n 66 I Aa) killed by "ШАНХАИ ЗАГРА Н. П. К." (Shanghai Foreign Postal Office) postmark. Arrive on 1/5/1910. UNCOMMUN.
€ 50
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54 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, stationery card of 4kp overprinted "КИТАЙ" sent from Hankow to France on 31/5/1910, using Latin characters postmark "HANKOW POSTE RUSSE ** b". Signed Holcombe. VERY NICE.
€ 100
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55 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard of Chefoo sent to Austria on 6/8/1911, using "ЧИФУ * * b" postmark to cancel 1kp orange stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 20b). Signed Holcombe. UNCOMMON.
€ 100
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56 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, advertising envelope with paper seal on back sent from Hankow to the Siberian Co. in Chita, franked with 7kp blue stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 24) cancelled using "ХАНЬКОУ * * a" postmark. On the back showing a clear "ЧИТА * * b" d.c. postmark dated 5/3/1913. Signed Holcombe. VERY NICE AND SCARCE.
€ 150
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57 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, incomplete Registered envelope (part of back missing) sent from Shanghai on 27/8/1913 to Heidelberg Germany "Via Sibirien" with "R" bilingual label N 319. Mixing franked 41kp with 4kp red, 15kp lilac & blue, 20kp blue & red stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" and 2kp green Romanov unoverprinted stamp (Michel n 10y, 23b, 27 and Russian N 83) cancelled using "SHAN...GHAI POSTE RUSSE * * b" postmark. On the back showing in corner back part of cover clear arrival cancel applied on 14/9/1913. Signed Holcombe. VERY NICE AND SCARCE. read more
€ 200
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58 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, envelope sent to Rimini Italy via Siberia, franked 10kp blue using "КИТАЙ" overprint stamp (Michel n 25) cancelled by "ПЕКИНЪ * *b" (PEKING **b) postmark on 5/11/1913, arrive on 21/12/1913 (error on the dater showing "15"). NICE AND SCARCE.
€ 100
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59 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, CENSURED postcard of Peking sent to Pistoia Italy via Siberia, attested by very clear oval censor mark "ПЕТРОГРАДСКАЯ ВОЕННАЯ ЦЕНЗУРА" applied by "Petrograd Military Censorship". Franked with 4kp "КИТАЙ" overprinted stamp (Michel n 23b) cancelled "ПЕКИНЪ * *b" (PEKING **b) on 27/9/1914. Arrive on 19/11/1914. NICE AND SCA...RCE.read more
€ 200
€ 260
60 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, envelope of "Service des Prisionners de guerre" (POW service) sent from Tientsin to POW camp in Chabarovsk. Franked on the back 10kp with block of four 1kp orange and strip of three 2kp green stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 20b and 21a) cancelled by "ТЯНЬЦЗИНЬ РУССКАЯ ПОЧТА * * a" (Tientsin Russian Post * * a) on 4/5/1915, arri...ve on 10/5/1915. NICE AND SCARCE.read more
€ 200
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61 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, CENSURED Registered envelope with Italian advertising sent from Shanghai on 5/5/1915 to Spezia Italy, franked with 20kp blue & red stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 10y) cancelled by "SHANGHAI POSTE RUSSE * * b" with label for registered mail N 569 only in Russian. Sent before the entry into the war of Italy (May 24), arrived on 10/6/1915 after passed... by the Censorship Office of Bologna which affixed its seal "BOLOGNA Posta Estera". On the back handwritten label of the Russian Censorship Control Office. ATTRACTIVE AND INTERESTING COVER.read more
€ 500
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62 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, CENSURED envelope with advertising "CHEMIN DE FER IMPERIAUX CHINOIS Ligne PEKIN-HANKOW - ADMINISTRATION CENTRALE" (Chinese Imperial Railways - Pekin-Hankow Line - Central Administration) covered by 2kp green, 3kp red and 5kp violet stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 5x, 21a and 22b) used to pay the 10kp postage rate needed to send the cover from the S...t. Michel Hospital in Peking to France (back seal). Used "ПЕКИНЪ * *b" (PEKING **b) postmark dated 7(20)/5/1915, on the back the violet "Д. Ц." circular control mark and arrive postmark of Yssingeaux applied on 14/6/1915. Signed Holcombe. NICE AND SCARCE COVER FROM HOSPITAL.read more
€ 200
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63 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, CENSURED envelope sent from Shanghai on 22/5/1915 to England, franked 10kp with 2kp green and pair of 4kp red stamps overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 21a and 23b) cancelled by "ШАНХАИ ЗАГРАНИЧН. П. КОНТ. * * a" (Shanghai Foreign Postal Office). The Russian Censorship provide to cover partially the postmark by paper and affixed the oval ...purple censor seal "В СКРЬІТО ВОЕННОЙ ЦЕНЗУРОЙ" (Hiddenly by Military Censorship) together a purple square censor mark "N 40" with signature. ATTRACTIVE AND INTERESTING CENSURED COVER.read more
€ 300
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64 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, CENSURED postcard of Chinese Girl used for POW message from the Razdolnoe Camp aroun 25 km North of Vladivostok sent free of charge to Wien Austria. Written on 12/6/1915, pass by the Russian censur control that affixed the double circle seal "Уссурійскій назачій дивизіон ъ. Печать для пакетов ъ." (Ussuriysk Cossack... Division - Checked for shipment ъ.) and pink square "Д. Ц.". Finally was sent from RAZDOLNOE post office on 6(19)/6/1915 to Wien where, before being delivered to recipient, was checked by the Austrian censorship who affixed the circular pink seal. INTERESTING POW MAIL.read more
€ 50
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65 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, postcard of Small trades in China sent to Le Fournandin France, dated "Tientsin 2-6-16" was franked with 2kp green stamp overprinted "КИТАЙ" (Michel n 21a) cancelled by CHINESE BILINGUAL POSTMARK "PEKING". Arrive cancel on 27/6/1916. Signed Holcombe. NICE AND RARE USE.
€ 200
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66 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, CENSURED preprinted stationery envelope of 10kp for POW use overprinted "КИТАЙ" sent from Tientsin on 19/9/1916 using postmark "ТЯНЬЦЗИНЬ РУССКАЯ ПОЧТА * * a" (Tientsin Russian Post * * a) to a POW in the Khabarovsk Camp. At left circular seal for control acceptance and on the back square violet seal translating like "Border Militar...y Censorship, Military censor No. 1". ATTRACTIVE AND RARE STATIONERY FOR POW USE.read more
€ 200
€ 200
67 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, CENSURED Red cross Insured cover with Money inside sent Registered from Tientsin on 14/3/1917 to POW in Khabarovsk Camp via Japanese Post Offices. Franked 28ct using pair of 14ct/14kp blue & red stamp (Michel n 41) cancelled by postmark "ТЯНЬЦЗИНЬ РУССКАЯ ПОЧТА * * a" (Tientsin Russian Post * * a). Red wax seals on back together arrival ...cancel on 24/3/1917. Signed Holcombe. ATTRACTIVE AND RARE INSURED MAIL FOR POW.read more
€ 300
€ 440
68 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, CENSURED preprinted Red Cross card for POW sent as notice of shipment of 20 Rubles to a POW. Sent from Tientsin on 3/6/1917 with 3ct/3kp red stamp (Michel n 37) cancelled by postmark "ТЯНЬЦЗИНЬ РУССКАЯ ПОЧТА * * a" (Tientsin Russian Post * * a). SCARCE ADVISE OF MONEY SHIPMENT CARD.
€ 200
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69 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, CENSURED Red cross Insured cover with Money inside sent Registered from Tientsin on 21/8/1917 to POW in Razdolnoe Camp via Japanese Post Offices. Franked 28ct using 3ct/3kp red and 25ct/25kp green & lilac stamps (Michel n 37 and 44) cancelled by postmark "ТЯНЬЦЗИНЬ РУССКАЯ ПОЧТА * * a" (Tientsin Russian Post * * a). Red wax seals on back... together arrival cancel on 30/8/1917. Signed Holcombe. ANOTHER ATTRACTIVE AND RARE INSURED MAIL FOR POW.read more
€ 300
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70 CHINA FOREIGN OFFICES
China Foreign Offices. Russian offices, CENSURED Red cross Insured cover with Money inside sent Registered from Tientsin on 3(16)/10/1917 to POW in Krasnojask Camp via Japanese Post Offices. Franked 28ct using 1ct/1kp orange, 2ct/2kp green, 10ct/10kp blue and 15ct/15kp lilac & blue stamps (Michel n 35, 36, 40 and 42) cancelled by postmark "ТЯНЬЦЗИНЬ РУССКАЯ ПОЧТА * * a" (Tient...sin Russian Post * * a). Red wax seals on back together with arrival cancel on 18(31)/10/1917. Signed Holcombe. VERY ATTRACTIVE AND RARE INSURED MAIL FOR POW.read more
€ 300
€ 320