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Lot 10286 – 1900 Envelope from the US Consulate in Batum sent

1900 Envelope from the US Consulate in Batum sent
1900 Envelope from the US Consulate in Batum sent
1900 Envelope from the US Consulate in Batum sent
1900 Envelope from the US Consulate in Batum sent
Lot 10286 – 1900 Envelope from the US Consulate in Batum sent
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Black Sea
Price realised
1’600 EUR
Estimate
1’400 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description
1900 Envelope from the US Consulate in Batum sent registered to a US diplomat in St. Petersburg, with six 7k paying quintuple rate, cancelled on ship by “BATUM-ODESSA / 1” 23 Sep 1900 cds with further strike below, white “STEAMSHIP ODESSA-BATUM” registration label adjacent altered by hand to read “BATUM-ODESSA”, reverse with arrival cds and attractive Batum Consulate wax seal, a rare use of the primitive registered labels which were used only for a short time at the turn of the 19th Century.

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