1886 Opened out envelope sent from Kerch-Enikol, at the eastern extremity of the Crimea, to Viesenshtein in the Baltic province of Estland. the 11 backstamps show that during its 8 days journey the letter was handled by atleast 8 different T.P.O.’s as follows:
Placed on KERCH-TAGANROG STEAMSHIP same day as posting (25 6), put ashore at Mariupol next day,, transferred 27th to Postal Wagon No. 79 (Mariupol-Zvierevo), on 28th to Postal Wagon No. 18 (Kiev-Moscow); on 29th to Postal Wagon No. 7 (Orel-Dvinsk); thence on branch-line route No. 4 (Warsaw-St Petersburg) (octagonal mark) on 30th; transferred 1st July to Postal Wagon No. 40 (Riga-St Petersburg); next day to Postal Wagon No. 126 (Pernov-Pskov); on 3rd to Postal Wagon No. 90 (Hapsal-Taps), reached Veisenshtein on 4th.
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