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lot # 3207 - europe Russia

Thursday Nov 30, 2023 09:00 Europe/Zurich

Russian Civil War - Russian Post in Constantinople 1921 (Jan 13): Registered cover from the Russian Post Office in Constantinople to Lausanne, showing on reverse as despatch address “I. Poplavsky / Poste Russe / Consple” and “Sanitary Unit of the Russian Army / Russian Post Constantinople” handstamp in blue, front bearing French Sower definitive 25 c. blue in a gutter pair with Millésime ‘0’, tied by ‘Tresor et Postes / 506’ cds with handwritten matching registration label ‘TP 506’ alongside, reverse with indistinct French “… 21 / CHARGEMENTS” cds and ‘Lausanne 11 Gare’ (Jan 21, 1921) arrival cds.rnNote: A handstamp with a similar design of the Russian Post in Constantinople, but reading “Russia Refugee Aid Organisation” is already known from the blog of Trevor Pateman.

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