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Lot 10091
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Gulf of Finland
Price realised
600 EUR
Estimate
750 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1888 3k Postal stationery card from Pulkova (Astronomical Observatory of Russian Academy of Sciences) to Sweden, endorsed “per steamship v. Dobeln”, cancelled by dateless circular “S’ PAROKHODOM’ IZ’ KRONSHTADTA” (By Steamship from Kronshtadt), with Kronshtadt transit cds, plus 2k on piece tied by complete “S’ KORABLEM’ IZ’ S. PETERBURGA” (by ship from St. Petersburg), ex Wortman & Liphschutz and origin of the illustration in BJRP 41 (1967) p.5 fig.6