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July 22-23, 2009

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Lot #1230
RUSSIA Ship Mail
1917 (Dec 30) cover with letter ("we are marooned in Hong Kong for the third week. no idea what is going on in Russia.") addressed to Petrograd, from an officer aboard the naval cruiser "Oriol", caught by the revolutionary events in Russia while in Hong Kong, carried by hand to Vladivostok by a marine returning to Russia, posted as a free-frank, with red (faint) ship seal, oval Vladivostok railroad 12.1.18 departure pmk and backstamped 14.2 on arrival. An interesting revolutionary period document
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$450.00

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