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Lot 10259
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Black Sea
Prix réalisé
650 EUR
Estimation
300 EUR
Date de vente
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1855 CRIMEA (June 4) Folded letter comprising large sheet of stained paper watermarked large eagle embossed Russian KERTCH CUSTOMS revenue headed declaration form with 15 kopecks cachet with manuscript « H.M.S. Sphinx at Kertch » addressed to Sussex, further endorsed « H.M.S. Sphinx from Black Sea Fleet », charged « 6 », evidence of stamps removed, cancelled on flap generally fine POST OFFICE/A/BRITISH ARMY cds in blue. . Fully typed transcript of contents enclosed with gruesome accounts. Fascinating campaign item.