1901..JAPAN – HELIGOLAND.. [21309]


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1901 (Sep 23) Picture post card showing Sumida Bank, Tokyo to Heligoland bearing New Koban 4s tied vernacular Tokyo (34-9-23) belted cds with alongside Tokyo / Japan (24 Sep) transit cds & remarkably Heligoland (29 Oct) arrival…… An extraordinary destination from Japan, Heligoland a tiny archipelago of 0.7 square miles in the North Sea with a population of 1300 as at 30 Dec 2019 had been under British Control & Possession 1807 — 1890 after which it was ceded to Schleswig Holstein under Germany..

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