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Lot# 40 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 40 Imperial China

    Austrian Naval Forces 1913: Postcard from Shanghai to Pola, franked by 1908 Austria 5 h. green tied by fine "K UND K KREIGSMARINE / SMS KAISER FRANZ JOSEPH" cds (Feb 25) in black. Slightest of aging but a fine strike. The Cruiser was on a 'Flag Waving' tour of the Far East - the contents refer to a meeting between the "Franz Joseph" and the "Kaiserin Elisabeth". Ex collection Keith Tranmer.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF