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Lot 10200
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Levant
Price realised
400 EUR
Estimate
500 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1865 Stampless folded outer lettersheet from Italian firm in Alexandria with company’s cachet lower left to ALEPPO, Syria, dated 27 May 1865 (New Style), endorsed “Vapore Russo” (Russian Steamer). Taken by ROPiT ship on Syrian Slow Line and put ashore at ALEXANDRETTA, Syria, where cancelled on reverse by Russian P.O. with Type 3 cds in blue, dated 21 May (Old Style= 2 June New Style). MS receipt for 3 June.