lot # 1875 - europe Russia
1858 (Jan): 10 k. brown & blue perf. 14½ x 15, a used example of rich colour with well embossed and perforated, cancelled by pen cross, on entire letter from St. Petersburg to Saratov with boxed despatch “S. P.BURG” despatch (14 Jan 1858) datestamp in red as well as large “SARATOV POLUCHENO” arrival (Jan 21) cds in black alongside. The adhesive used in the first week after issuance and very rare thus, an interesting and appealing item from the well-known Kokujev correspondence to Saratov.
Catalogue 284: Europe & Overseas