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Stamp of Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America 617
Stamp of Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America 617
Stamp of Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America 617
Stamp of Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America 617
Lot 10005
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail to and from America
Prix réalisé
100 EUR
Estimation
150 EUR
Date de vente
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1834 Folded letter addressed to a firm in Boston USA datelined « Cronstadt July 27 1834 », sent by sailing ship « CALUMET », circular NEW YORK Sep 21 and straight line SHIP both in red. MS ’20c’ indicates American « ship fee » levied at New York Mail Office for transatlantic letter. Handed over as « Calumet » was « hauling out of docks », thereby avoiding the obligatory payment of postage for ship’s letter at Kronstadt.