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Postage Rates for R.O.P.I.T. Mail
How about some scans?
As far as I can tell from my collection, it was 1 Piastre for a 1 lot letter ...
3/30/2014 at 05:54
by: Bill Stoten
Russian Consular Post in Kashgar
Another interesting item turned up recently involving the mail from Kashgar. The Sven Hedin material ...
3/30/2014 at 05:20
by: Bill Stoten
Russian Consular Post in Kashgar
Howard - where can we get a copy?
2/14/2014 at 13:10
by: Bill Stoten
Russian Consular Post in Kashgar
The 1907 cancellation doesn't necessarily mean that there was a post office open. It could have been ...
2/13/2014 at 20:07
by: Bill Stoten
Russian Consular Post in Kashgar
Here is some more information I have received from an expert in the general history of the Russian C ...
2/10/2014 at 06:01
by: Bill Stoten
Chinese Eastern Railway Steamship 'Nonni'
The latest search through Google etc.has come up trumps regarding the Nonni.
It was built in 1901 a ...
1/19/2014 at 12:02
by: Bill Stoten
Russian Consular Post in Kashgar
Searching through one of the shoeboxes I have accumulated over many moons, I was strengthening the C ...
1/19/2014 at 10:14
by: Bill Stoten
1917 Chinese currency ovpt. $10 on 10r err!
I wish...... :wow::wink2:
3/29/2010 at 06:17
by: Bill Stoten
TPO Manchuria-Moscow EXPRESS. R-Cover 1937. Two Questions
This is a really nice cover, wish I had one to report on...
The second line of most reg. inscriptio ...
3/29/2010 at 06:10
by: Bill Stoten
Russia 1900 Office in China. Period Boxer Rebellion !
Sounds about right, but I'm not sure about why the Paquebot cache was applied for this, as the Chefo ...
3/29/2010 at 06:06
by: Bill Stoten
Earliest use of Romanov Jubilee issue
Somewhere in the dim and distant corners of my memory I seem to remember reading that Imperial Russi ...
7/29/2008 at 07:52
by: Bill Stoten
Vertically Laid 10 K. Kitai block of 9 - WOW!!
Cherrystone Auctions has this unique block of the vertically laid 10 kop. KITAI overprint in its auc ...
8/9/2007 at 17:42
by: Bill Stoten
Samovar agreement
They look okay to me! Just wondering though... if I put my pic up would Jeff mistake me for a Troll ...
7/22/2007 at 14:29
by: Bill Stoten
Russia 7 kop 1884 question: closed crown variety?
Okay, now I see what you mean about the closed crown . I guess it#s plate wear most likely as the cr ...
7/21/2007 at 15:31
by: Bill Stoten
Russia 7 kop 1884 question: closed crown variety?
The closed crown is 95% part of the postmark I think. The colour variety is purely a combination of ...
7/21/2007 at 10:25
by: Bill Stoten
Should I collect this item?
Hmmm... you can't beat a piece of incoming mail ...
Gary... are you sure it went through Warsaw... ...
7/4/2007 at 14:01
by: Bill Stoten
German Postal agencies using Russian POs in the Levant
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!:hop
6/29/2007 at 17:03
by: Bill Stoten
German Postal agencies using Russian POs in the Levant
Okay, that's no problem... I'd be glad to get a definitive reply ... Go right ahead... and good luck ...
6/2/2007 at 18:39
by: Bill Stoten
German Postal agencies using Russian POs in the Levant
Gary,
try www.germanphilately.org its the Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society. I've posted th ...
6/2/2007 at 17:29
by: Bill Stoten
German Postal agencies using Russian POs in the Levant
Yes, that's quite possible. The other example I have is a 10 kop. lettercard used from Constantinopl ...
6/1/2007 at 10:57
by: Bill Stoten
German Postal agencies using Russian POs in the Levant
This is a strange one...
A nice 20 para postal stationery card used from Constantinople to Munich h ...
5/30/2007 at 17:12
by: Bill Stoten
"From postbox" Kharbin cover
WOW! What a beauty! They're hard enough to find from inland offices .... cant be many of these about ...
5/21/2007 at 13:15
by: Bill Stoten
Kharbin cover
Oh dear! The cancel looks okay from the scan but its a bit too smudgy for a Harbin and looks like th ...
4/29/2007 at 13:10
by: Bill Stoten
Kharbin cover
The cover could be philatelic (cancelled by favour) with the earlier reg label added a little later ...
4/27/2007 at 18:00
by: Bill Stoten
Shanghai'd ??
Well Gary, the thicker 'a' cancel and the thinner 'v' cancel, but you can see - even from the drawin ...
4/26/2007 at 17:50
by: Bill Stoten
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