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Lot# 1230 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 1230 Poland

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    Catalogue# : U7
    1860: Stationery envelope with the 10 kop. indicium at top left, cancelled in squares with "WARSAWA 14 / 11" cds in red alongside, sent to Moscow. The cover shows on reverse in Russian and French the handwritten text "Read in the secret office of the General mster of Police in the Realm of Poland, Warsaw 11/23 November 1864 (closed with wax seal of the Police Chief)". Cover with some tear and wear but a most interesting censorship item.rnNote: A Polish censored envelope used during the aftermath of the 1863/63 Polish uprising, which came to an end in April 1864.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF