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Category: NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea - Postal History

Description: INWARDS MAIL: 1905 commercial usage of uprated Imperial Russian 3k Postal Card to a missionary's wife at "Sattelberg/by Finschhafen", Cyrillic St Petersburg cds, Cyrillic endorsements but the lengthy letter (tiny script) in German, repaired 12mm tear at right. A remarkable origin/destination item. [Sattelberg (= Saddle Mountain) is a village at an elevation of 900 metres on the Huon Peninsula. A Lutheran Mission was founded there in 1892]

Listed in: NEW GUINEA German (Deutsch) New Guinea , Germany , New Guinea , GERMAN COLONIES , unusual origins or destinations , RUSSIA , Missionaries & Mission Stations , Postal Stationery , Postal Stationery - Postal Cards , Postal History

Estimate: AUD$ 350.00

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