Lot 10017
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
Price realised
650 EUR
700 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1896 (May 28) 3k Postal stationery card from Moscow via St. Petersburg to Captain of ship “Sirius” at Archangel, redirected to Vaida Guba (a small port on the Arctic coast near Norway) with “ARKHANGELSK-MURMAN STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH 7 June 1896” transit cds, couple of creases and toned, scarce Illustrated in “Rossica” nos.100/101 (1981) p.26 and the origin of the type C-IIz-2 illustration in Mandrovskii et al (2011) p.195