Lot 10029
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
Price realised
1’000 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1905 Envelope sent by insured money letter for 50 roubles from Teribarka on the Murman coast to Archangel, with very rare “MURMAN 1 / STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH” blue money letter label, reverse with “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE / 1 / 1st STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH” cds originally tying stamps on reverse which have been removed, and five Imperial Eagle wax seals inscribed “MURMAN STEAMSHIP POSTALBRANCH. INSURED CORRESPONDENCE” and arrival cds, very rare