lot # 6629 - europa russland
1858 (May 21): Cover from Zhitomir to Warsaw, bearing 1857 10 kop. brown & blue imperf. from Plate I, a fresh and fine adhesive with large regular margins all round, tied by prephilatelic boxed "ZHITOMIR 21 MAY 1858" datestamp. Seal excised from the reverse, nevertheless an attractive and fresh usage. Cert. Mikulski (1998) Mi = € 5'000.rnNote: Pre-philatelic postmarks were used between March and July 1858 when numeral dotted obliterators came into use throughout Russia.rnProvenance: Agathon Fabergé collection, Harmers, London, 20 Nov 1939, lot 123.
Katalog 271: ITALIEN, FRANKREICH u. EUROPÄISCHE STAATEN - MEXICO & URUGUAY