Lot 10248
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Levant
Price realised
1’100 EUR
1’400 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1909 Cover to Cairo franked Austrian Levant 25 centimes and posted on Russian ship of the Mediterranean Coast Line, cancelled large blue oval RUSSIAN COMPANY FOR STEAM SHIPPING AND TRADE STEAMSHIP ROSSIYA 10 June 1909, Cairo arrival backstamp 3 7 09. Fine and rare usage. The “Rossiya” (2387 tons) was built at Newcastle by Lesley & Co. in 1872 and registered at Odessa as a post-passenger vessel.