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June 27-28, 2012

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Lot #1496
SIBERIA Italian Military Mission
1918 piece franked with strip of 4x7k blue, with a good strike of "R.R. Poste Italiane Corpo Di Spedizione in Estremo Oriente", v.f., with Bolaffi certificate, rare
Unsold
Lot #1497
SIBERIA Italian Military Mission
1918 piece franked with 1k imperf. adhesive, tied by a perfect strike of "R.R. Poste Legione Redenta di Siberia/Comando", v.f., withed Diena, with Bolaffi certificate, rare
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1498
SIBERIA Italian Military Mission
1919 (3 March) free-frank cover, with a four-page letter, posted from Krasnoyarsk and showing the return address of the Italian Expedition to the Far East, Vladivostok, with "RR.Poste Italiane RR. Truppe Italiane in Estremo Oriente Comando", with "Censure Postale" handstamp applied on arrival in Trieste, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1499
SIBERIA Italian Military Mission
1919 (3 March) specially prepared military free-frank card headed "R.R. Truppe Italiane in Estremo Oriente", posted from Krasnoyarsk and addressed to Trieste, with military unit information filled in on back, fine and rare usage by a member of the Legione Redenta (Italian Legione Redenta was an Italian military formation that participated in the Siberian Intervention during the Russian Civil War. It was formed with 2500 prisoners of war who had been captured by the Russians from the Austro-Hungarian Army. The Legion fought against Bolshevik forces in Siberia and Manchuria, and was instrumental in protecting the Tran Siberian Railway necessary for the Allied support to the White forces)
Envelope
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #1500
SIBERIA Italian Military Mission
1918 (10 October) picture postcard (Archangel, river Dvina) with a clear strike "Corpo do Spedizione Russia Settentrionale Comando"' (North Russia Expeditionary Force Command), addressed to Modena, with censor handstamp
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1501
SIBERIA Italian Military Mission
1919 Italian Military card sent from Murmansk to Piemonte, written by a member of the Italian Expeditionary Force in North Russia, violet handstamp "Corpo di Spedizione Comando", also censored, fine, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$575.00

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