Lot 10021
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
Price realised
750 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1902 Postcard from Gothenburg to the Captain of ship “Carl” at Gamvik, on the northern-most tip of Norway, franked with Sweden 5ö but underpaid and taxed 6c, taken to the Norwegian port of Vardo by Russian ship with “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE / 1 / 2nd STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH 21 VI 1902” transit cds with 2nd strike dated 26 VI 1902 when put ashore at Vardo, with oval “DOPLATIT / ARKHANGELSK-VARDE 2nd STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH” tax hs with ms “3k”, re-addressed to the Norwegian-Swedish Consulate in Archangel and redirected again to the UK with Hull arrival and “1 1/2d” Foreign Branch postage due hs reduced to 1d, interesting and attractive