Russia 1902 Postcard from Gothenburg to the Captain of ship…

Russia 1902 Postcard from Gothenburg to the Captain of ship “Carl” at Gamvik, on the northern-most tip of Norway, franked with Sweden 5ö but underpaid and taxed 6c, taken to the Norwegian port of Vardo by Russian ship with “ARKHANGELSK-VARDE / 1 / 2nd STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH 21 VI 1902” transit cds with 2nd strike dated 26 VI 1902 when put ashore at Vardo, with oval “DOPLATIT / ARKHANGELSK-VARDE 2nd STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH” tax hs with ms “3k”, re-addressed to the Norwegian-Swedish Consulate in Archangel and redirected again to the UK with Hull arrival and “1 1/2d” Foreign Branch postage due hs reduced to 1d, interesting and attractive

(via Philasearch.com – Russia)

http://ift.tt/2rO63gz Club June 06, 2017 at 06:30AM

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