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Lot 10024

Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Arctic and Northern Russia – Sea Mail
Estimation: 400 EUR
Date de vente: Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vente: November 2016 Auction Series (EUR)
Catalogue: Russian Ship Mail in Europe, Levant and the F
Vendu pour EUR 420
Description:
1903 Picture postcard of Aleksandrovsk harbour sent to France with 3k paying printed matter rate and tied by « ARKHANGELSK-VARDE / 1 / 1st STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH 28 VIII 1903 », put ashore at Archangel with transit cds and Le Havre arrival cds adjacent, fine This line served settlements on the Murman coast between the White Sea port of Archangel and the Norwegian port of Vardo. Evidentally the same canceller was used in both directions as the Archangel transit mark indicates that the card was posted on the return journey (Vardo to Archangel)