Ivanov Collection of Russia; Matuzas Collection Of Lithuania; U.S. & Worldwide
September 7-8, 2011 and September 13-15, 2011

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Lot #7123
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1918 picture post card addressed to Maria Feodorovna (1847-1928), born Princess Dagmar of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glcksburg and later Princess Dagmar of Denmark, Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Emperor Alexander III. She was the second daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Cassel. Among her children was the last Russian monarch, Emperor Nicholas II, whom she outlived by ten years. The card was sent by Prince Valdemar of Denmark (the youngest son of Christian IX of Denmark and brother of Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia), with notation in Danish "souvenir from the Hvidore, via Fram" and sent to the Empress in St.Petersburg, franked with Norwegian 5o green, tied by Polhavet pmk, arriving in 1926 (!) in Leningrad, returned, with markings in red crayon "Inconnu" (unknown). Interesting and historical item
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Price Realized
$2,300.00

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