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  • Lot# : 6699 Russia

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    Catalogue# : 7
    1868 (Okt 6): Envelope from Voznesenskij Posad to Rouen, bearing 1858 (Sept) 30 kop. lilac & green perf. 12½, a fresh and fine example with good perforation, tied by crisp "VOZNESENSKIJ POSAD" despatch cds. The obverse was also struck by "P.D." handstamp in red and French "PRUSSE 25 OCT 68 ERQUELINES" entry cds in blue, reverse with another despatch, Moscow transit (Oct 9) and ROUEN arrival (Oct. 26, gregorian) cds's. The obverse shows a weiterfranko of 'wf5½' (silbergroschen) in red crayon credited from Prussia to France. A most attractive franking to France, signed Mikulski Mi = € 900.rnNote: A posad was a settlement in the Russian Empire, often surrounded by ramparts and a moat, adjoining a town or a kremlin, but outside of it, or adjoining a monastery in the 10th to 15th centuries.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF