Lot 10259 – 1855 CRIMEA (June 4) Folded letter comprising larg
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Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:1855 CRIMEA (June 4) Folded letter comprising large sheet of stained paper watermarked large eagle embossed Russian KERTCH CUSTOMS revenue headed declaration form with 15 kopecks cachet with manuscript “H.M.S. Sphinx at Kertch” addressed to Sussex, further endorsed “H.M.S. Sphinx from Black Sea Fleet”, charged “6”, evidence of stamps removed, cancelled on flap generally fine POST OFFICE/A/BRITISH ARMY cds in blue. . Fully typed transcript of contents enclosed with gruesome accounts. Fascinating campaign item.
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