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lot # 1239 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in China

Tuesday Jun 29, 2021 10:00 to Wednesday Jun 30, 2021 16:00 America/New_York
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1913 (21 Nov) registered red-band cover to Vladivostok, franked on back with 2x7k Romanov, tied by two strikes of "Ashikhe St.Kit. Vost. Zhe. D." (Ashikhe Chinese Eastern Railway Station), with additional strike on front, along with the registration label No.502, Vladivostok arrival (23.11.13), fine and spectacular exhibition piece. Ashikhe (in Chinese A-Cheng) is a station of the C.E.R. (Line 263/264). While Tchilingirian states that only one cover is known, another cover from the same correspondence (ex-Salisbury), was sold in our March 2015 sale ($5,000 hammer) and another used in 1917 (ex-Dr.Casey) was sold for €4,080 in 2013
Estimate: $4000

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