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Lot 10026
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
Price realised
8’000 EUR
Estimate
1’200 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1904 Envelope sent registered to Kislovodsk, Terskaya Oblast (Caucasus), franked with 7k vert. pair paying 7k postage plus 7k reg’n fee, tied by “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE / 1 / 2nd STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH 17 VI 1904” cds with “ARKHANGELSK-MURMANSKI BEREG II” registration label adjacent, Kislovodsk arrival bs, minor toning, fine and rare registered cover This seasonal service operated from May 1st to October 1st, the White Sea being closed by ice during the winter. It was run by the Arkhangelsk-Murman Express Steamship Association