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Lot 10100 – Gulf of Bothnia: 1899 Viewcard of Tammerfors, Finl

Gulf of Bothnia: 1899 Viewcard of Tammerfors, Finl
Gulf of Bothnia: 1899 Viewcard of Tammerfors, Finl
Gulf of Bothnia: 1899 Viewcard of Tammerfors, Finl
Gulf of Bothnia: 1899 Viewcard of Tammerfors, Finl
Lot 10100 – Gulf of Bothnia: 1899 Viewcard of Tammerfors, Finl
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Gulf of Finland
Price realised
110 EUR
Estimate
150 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description
Gulf of Bothnia: 1899 Viewcard of Tammerfors, Finland, to Sweden with transit of Abo, recovered from wreck of S.S. Bore, with stamp washed off and replaced by first type explanatory label “Tillhor / Angf. BORES / post.”, delivered to Norrkoping The “Bore” was the flagship of the Finnish Bore Steamship Co. She left Abo bound for Stockholm on 39th December 1899 but ran aground in fog off the Swedish coast the next day. Most mail was recovered between 10th and 22nd, some the following August, and the final mail bag was retrieved in April 1901 when the ship was raised and towed to Stockholm

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