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Lot 10096

Persia » Indian Postal Agencies in Persia
Estimate: 200 – 300 EUR
Auction date: Mon 30 Nov 2020 at 14:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2020 December Auction Series
Catalog: Persia – November 30th, 2020
Sold for EUR 280
Description:

Military: 1917 British and Russian collaboration. In November 1916 Russia moved troops into Persia to Aveh, the FPO 165 accompanied the troops. This envelope sent 15 Jan 1917 from Aveh via FPO 165 and addressed to Lt Colonel Napier (famous Philatelist) in Teheran, with a fine strike in violet of the “Caucasus Army Military in Persia”, very fine, scarce