Lot 10242
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Levant
Price realised
800 EUR
1’000 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1906 Viewcard to Tsaritsyn, Russia, posted on board s.s.”Rossiya” while at Constantinople by a traveller en route from Jaffa to Constanza. Put ashore at Dardanelles, Turkey, where 20 para on 4k cancelled large blue oval R.O.P.i.T. (THE RUSSIAN COMPANY FOR STEAM SHIPPING AND TRADE) DARDANELLES AGENCY 1 APR 1906, good strike. The “Rossiya” was a mail and passenger carrier of the ROPiT fleet operating the Mediterranean Coast Line from her home port of Odessa.