lot # 6206 - europe russian levant
Russian Company for Steam Navigation & Trade 1890: 10 kop. green & red, single example, slight stain at top, tied to 1893 cover by ROPIT / CONSTANTINOPLE cds (Nov 11) in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 17). Reverse with Odessa transit cds (Nov 13) and Kharkov Zemstvo 5 kop. blue and gold applied for local delivery and tied by oval cachet in violet. Scarce and most unusual cover.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies