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Lot 10074
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia- River Mail
Price realised
Unsold
Estimate
700 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
RIVER PECHORA: 1911 Viewcard to England from the village of UST-TSILMA on the Pechora River about 545 km ENE of Arkhangelsk franked 4k tied by a fine oval PECHORA STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH 7 8 11 datestamp, with matching cancel alongside. Fine and rare. A postal-passenger steamer service was operated on the Pechora River from 1 May to 15 September by the firm A.M.Chernykh. Ust-Tsilma was connected to Arkhangelsk by a post road run by the rural administration (Zemstvo).