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Lot #2080

United States - U.S.Postal Agency Siberia Naval and Maritime Mail

1920 Sailor's Mail, cover endorsed "U.S. Naval Forces Vladivostok Siberia", with "U.S.S. South Dakota" departure pmk alongside, sent to Everett, Mass, with "Asiatic Fleet" and sailor's name at upper left, also unused postcard showing the U.S.S. South Dakota (ordered from Europe to the Pacific to serve as flagship of the Asiatic fleet, which consisted of 26 vessels including eight destroyers. During the winter of 1920, the U.S.S. South Dakota was stationed off Vladivostok on Russia's far eastern tip, along with the U.S.S. Albany to aid in the withdrawal of American troops in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution)

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