Lot 10288
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Black Sea
Prix réalisé
1’200 EUR
Date de vente
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1900 Envelope from the US Consulate in Batum sent registered to a US diplomat in St. Petersburg, with six 7k paying quintuple rate, cancelled on ship by « BATUM / 1 / ODESSA » 16 IX 1900 cds with further strike below, white « STEAMSHIP ODESSA-BATUM » registration label adjacent altered by hand to read « BATUM-ODESSA », reverse with arrival cds and attractive Batum Consulate wax seal, a rare use of the primitive registered labels which were used only for a short time at the turn of the 19th Century.