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lot # 1258 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire

Tuesday Jun 29, 2021 10:00 to Wednesday Jun 30, 2021 16:00 America/New_York

1904 (8 Nov) cover from Mont Athos, franked with Ottoman 1pi and sent to Starominskoya (Sea of Azov), used during the Russo-Japanese War, hence Odessa censor seal (green), also purple handstamp, plus "Refuse par la Douane" (refused by Customs) and returned to sender, bearing a boxed cachet on reverse, indicating that the cover was sent back after the war was long over, fine and interesting cover
Estimate: $500

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