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Lot 10024
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
Price realised
420 EUR
Estimate
400 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1903 Picture postcard of Aleksandrovsk harbour sent to France with 3k paying printed matter rate and tied by “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE / 1 / 1st STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH 28 VIII 1903”, put ashore at Archangel with transit cds and Le Havre arrival cds adjacent, fine This line served settlements on the Murman coast between the White Sea port of Archangel and the Norwegian port of Vardo. Evidentally the same canceller was used in both directions as the Archangel transit mark indicates that the card was posted on the return journey (Vardo to Archangel)