Crash and Wreck – Railways / Japan 1919 (25 DEC)

£350.00

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Description

Cover from Tokio to Tennessee with Japan 1914 2s green paying the printed matter rate, lightly singed and water stained, showing very clear four-line “Damaged by fire in Mail Car Columbus, Wis 1-17-20” handstamp in purple. On reverse, St. Paul, Minn duplex (2 Feb) and “From Viscount Kato, Tokio” in manuscript. It is believed that at this time he was Minister for Foreign Affairs.