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Lot #4504
ALLIED INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA - NORTH RUSSIA United States forces in North Russia
1917 American Red Cross Mission to Russia, cover sent via Diplomatic Pouch by Lt. Col. Raymond Robins to Elizabeth Robins in England, opened by censor label, handstamped "War Office Postal Censor" in violet, fine (during WWI, Raymond Robins headed the American Red Cross Mission to Russia. After the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II on March, 1917, Robins became the de facto representative of the U.S. State Department and a strong supporter of Alexander Kerensky. After the Russian Revolution, Robins allegedly met with Lenin on average three times a week. He left Russia in May 1918)
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$230.00

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Lot #4505
ALLIED INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA - NORTH RUSSIA United States forces in North Russia
1918 (4 Dec) picture postcard to Newark, N.J., with three-line "On Active Service With A.E.F. in Russia No Stamps Available" handstamp, supported by "Army Post Office P.B.1" postmark and "X11" censor strike, minor corner crease, fine and rare
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$180.00

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Lot #4506
ALLIED INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA - NORTH RUSSIA United States forces in North Russia
1918 U.S. Troops en route to Russia, cover franked with 3c violet and 10c Special Delivery, tied by Battle Creek, Michigan June 15 1918 cds, return address indicates that this came from a soldier with a battalion of the 339th Infantry regiment, Camp Custer, Michigan (which left Camp Custer on 11th July for its embarkation for England)
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$130.00

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Lot #4507
ALLIED INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA - NORTH RUSSIA United States forces in North Russia
1918 newspaper wrapper with Russian 3x2k green, tied by Archangel cds and addressed to Seattle, oval "Tarasov" handstamp on back, with violet "C.I.A 6 / Censure Militaire Archangel" cachet (C.I.A. Censure Military Archangel 6 cachet was used by A.I.C.D., Censored Inter Allied (CIA)
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$130.00

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Lot #4508
ALLIED INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA - NORTH RUSSIA United States forces in North Russia
1919 two covers endorsed "American Soldier's Mail", each with "A.E.F. Passed as Censored" cachets, other markings, one sent via London, without APO or FPO cancels, probably because they were posted from ships which carried the U.S. Transportation Corps, fine
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$180.00

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Lot #4509
ALLIED INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA - NORTH RUSSIA United States forces in North Russia
1919 (15 Apr) Allied YMCA North Russian Expeditionary Forces corner cachet cover to Detroit, from a private James Clark at Archangel, Russia, two strikes of British Army P.B. 2 Post Office cds, censor's handstamp and signature at bottom left, some cover wear, otherwise fine
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$130.00

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Lot #4510
ALLIED INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA - NORTH RUSSIA United States forces in North Russia
1919 (3 July) cover from Pawnee, IL to a soldier with the American North Russia Expedition in the Archangel area, showing various "Return to Writer" handstamps, one via France, finally coming back in August to the United States. The last U.S. Troops left Archangel on June 27, 1919
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$140.00

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Lot #4511
ALLIED INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA - NORTH RUSSIA United States forces in North Russia
1919 (21 June) cover from an American soldier to USA, with British Army Post Office P.B.2 (Archangel) and censor markings, Aug 15 Ridgely, Tenn arrival back, handstamped "Unclaimed", fine. The last U.S. Troops left Archangel on June 27, 1919
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Lot #4512
ALLIED INTERVENTION IN RUSSIA - NORTH RUSSIA United States forces in North Russia
1918 balance of the collection, seven covers or cards, written-up on pages, various unit and censor markings, YMCA enclosure, mostly fine or better
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$450.00

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