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Germany to Tibet, 1906 cover

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Category: Tibet
Forum Name: Tibet Postmarks and Postal History
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Topic: Germany to Tibet, 1906 cover
Posted By: Rainer
Subject: Germany to Tibet, 1906 cover
Date Posted: 10 August 2013 at 7:07am
This cover has been sold recently on ebay..., before the Picture disappears I like t post it here.

The cover has been sold at US-$ 3383,33 and was described as follows:

Very interesting registered cover, addressed to Tibet,  franked with Germany 40pf Germania issue tied Rarchim, Jun 23 1906 postmark addressed to Mr. Tschun-Tschun-Tshani, Isching-tu, Tat-sien, Tibet, forwarded to Peking (Beijing), China, partial British post office Shanghai registry postmark (date unclear) at top center, straightline "Returned to Writer" marking applied in transit, back to Germany, reforwarded there to Wismar with manuscript label, then returned sent to Rorchim; (reverse) partially struck Indian Army Base Office Apr 2 1906 transit; lightly struck partial Gyantse Tibet/ Siliguri Base, Apr 8 1906 Indian P.O. transit; Peking, China May 16 1906, receiver; partial French P. O. Shanghai, May 23 1906, transit; Shanghai, China, May 25 1896 transit; Wismar, Germany, Jun 28 1906 transit, Rarchim, Germany, Jun 28 1906 receiver. Absolutely marvelous and rare destination!

Addressee appears to have been a Chinese wayfarer.







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