Lot 10027 – Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail

1904 3k Postal stationery card uprated with 2k, se

1904 3k Postal stationery card uprated with 2k, sent from Aleksandrovsk, in the Kola Fjord on the Murman coast, to Germany, cancelled with “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE / 1 / 2nd STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH 29 VI 1904”, put ashore at Norwegian port Vardo with transit cds and Hamburg arrival cds adjacent, very fine 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
Estimate 400 EUR
Auction date Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 420