lot # 244 - europe finland
1779 (April 25): Entire letter written from Helsingborg to Weisenberg (now Rakvere, Estonia) endorsed on obverse "per Stockholm, Finlands, Peterburg, Narva" struck in transit with fine 'ST. PETERSBOVRG.' handstamnp in black (Dobbin 0.01B = 8 pts.). Reverse flap with "Franco Lilla Abborfrss" (Ahvenkoski) in manuscript. Prepaid to Swedish border at 10 silver öre, 12 kopeks to Narva, charged on arrival 29 kopeks due to pay; docketed on reverse. A rare and splendid entire.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas