CHINA, Russian Offices in China, 1901 Grunberg & Reilly Post Card (1, 3).
Singles of each tied by violet Cyrillic Chefoo circular datestamp with additional strike at left and boxed "Post Card" at top, another No. 1 affixed and tied by Cyrillic Shanghai circular datestamp with additional strike below, addressed to New York, card datelined February 16, 1901 in Port Arthur, Nagasaki transit marking, New York arrival, vertical file fold not affecting stamps and small stain at bottom left, Fine, a scarce card, one of the partners of the firm, Sidney "Ace of Spies" Reilly, is a legendary secret agent who is believed to be the model for James Bond, at the time this card was sent, he was working as a double agent, the company was created to trade goods and became very profitable under the fear of war, he is most famous for his implication in the attempted assassination of Lenin in 1918
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