Lot 10233
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Levant
Price realised
200 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1894 Envelope + contents from a firm in Odessa to the Aegean Island of Chios datelined 25 June 1894, placed on a ship bound for Smyrna where 10k cancelled in transit at Russian P.O. by double-circle datestamp in blue (Type 10), the abbreviated inscription translating in full: RUSSIAN COMPANY FOR STEAMSHIPPING & TRADE/SMYRNA 29 June 1894. Passed to Turkish P.O. Smyrna for onward transmission. Arrival backstamp.