Austria 1901 China SMS Kaiserin Elisabeth Navy Boxer Rebellion Feldpost Cover Hoeritz
Item #:91049
Franking :FP
Date Used :1901-07-16
Condition :see scan
Price :US$579
Cover from on board the SMS Kaiserin Elisabeth, in China to support the Alliance of 8 Country's troops in suppressing the Boxer Rebellion. This is a very scarce representative from the small contingent of the Austrian Kriegsmarine in the Far East at this period. Austria had a relatively small Navy which became landlocked after WWI. A bit wrinkled and worn; good, genuine used condition. With KuK Kriegsmarine Kaiserin Elisabeth cancel and FELDPOST in block letters on the front, and Hoeritz - Boehmerwalde (Austrian Czechoslovakia) receiver reverse.
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