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Lot 10080
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Gulf of Finland
Price realised
380 EUR
Estimate
400 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1837 Entire to Copenhagen with endorsement for conveyance by steamship “Nicolay I” (of the St. Petersburg-Lubeck Steamship Co.) with very clear three-line “KRONSHTADT / PARAKH. STEAMER” 2 10 1837 ds, with Hamburg and ms receipt for Copenhagen An example of an “anti-bootleg” mark applied at Kronshtadt to indicate and reassure ship’s inspectors that postage had been paid.