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Lot 10235
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Levant
Price realised
260 EUR
Estimate
300 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1896 Cover to Athens franked 10k Russian Levant lightly cancelled blue ROPiT SMYRNA 1 Nov 1896 cds, treated as uncancelled mail on arrival at Alexandria (Egypt) and further cancelled boxed PLEINE MER (high seas). Athens arrival backstamp. This cover confirms Alexandria as the office of origin of the boxed ‘Pleine Mer’ cancel,. Fine.