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Lot 10078
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Gulf of Finland
Price realised
2’600 EUR
Estimate
2’000 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1835 Entire to Belgium from St. Petersburg with three line “S. PETERBURG / STEAMSHIP / OCTOBER 2 1835” ds, with Berlin transit and Brussels arrival, fine and very rare, possibly the earliest Russian shipmail mark A second example of this mark, with the same date, is preserved in the Russian State Historical Archives