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Lot 10019
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
Price realised
3’200 EUR
Estimate
1’500 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1902 Commercial envelope sent registered to the UK (opened for display) franked on the reverse with four 10k stamps tied by “2nd SEASONAL WHITE SEA STEAMSHIP / POSTAL BRANCH 3 IX 1902” cds with matching registration label, with St. Petersburg transit 6 days later and London arrival, fine and rare registered cover This cover affords evidence of a maritime ambulant P.O. with registration facilities operating during the summer season in the Murmansk-Archangel region of the Arctic