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lot # 738 - RUSSIA Russia Used in Persia

Tuesday Dec 13, 2022 10:00 to Wednesday Dec 14, 2022 16:00 America/New_York

1916 two covers from Tabriz, one from the Russian Consular Post Office to England, via Petrograd, where it was opened and resealed by Military Censor, franked on back with Russian 3k Romanov, plus 2k and 15k Imperial Arms, with transit and arrival pmks, "Tabriz, Persia" registry label on front; the other cover sent from Tabriz to USA, with Persian franking, tied by Tauris departure cds, censored by Russian Expeditionary Forces, violet "Opened by Military Censorship No.10" (in Cyrillic) and 15.11.16 Camp No.6 pmks, fine-v.f., both mounted and written up on Joe Youssefi exhibit page
Estimate: $500

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