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Lot# 5019

330th Auction, 1 – 8 December 2018

Starting bid: 100 000.00 HKD

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Collection of 90 picture postcards written by a Frenchman C.E. Tanant to his mother at Vosges France in 1903, when he travelled by train from France to Warsaw and boarded the Trans-Siberian Railway to Dalny, from there he went to Peking and Shanghai, continuing to send postcards to his mother, unwittingly recorded many scarce Train Post Office cancellationson on such cards. Two copies each of the book recording this 1903 Paris to Shanghai journey in English and Chineese accompany this lot. (90+4 books)