(Ship Mail) 1890 (15 Mar) 7k. postal stationery envelope cancelled KAZAN- ASTTRAKHAN steamship no. 8 cds with additional strike bottom left; small defects to envelope top right, Peter Holcombe Certificate, Ex. Lipschutz.
(Ship Mail) 1894 3k Postal Stationery card from Kronshdadt to St Petersburg, put in postbox at landing stage of ferry and cancelled S’PAROKHOFOM IZ’ KRONSHTADTA (By Steamship from Kronshdadt) undated handstamp, arrival cds also tying image. The steamship cancel showing absence of serifs as found in earlier types, fine and scarce. Ex. Dr. Casey
(Ship Mail) 1896 Usage of obsolete 1872 5k inter-town card to St Petersburg received by River Neva postal steamship 20.VI.96 with circular undated “C ‘PAROKHODOM’ IZ’ SGLISSELBURGA’ handstamp, taxed 14k. on arrival (at letter rate) as card was invalid, plus 2k. strip of five on small piece with same cancels, very rare. Ex Dr. Casey.
(Ship Mail) 1897 (27 Oct) 4k. postal stationery card used to Mustapha, Algeria, from Sebastopol, cancelled BATUM-ODESSA 4 steamship cds, arrival cancels at left.
(Ship Mail) 1902 Money transfer card for 100r to Solombala, Arkhangelsk, received by P.O. of ship plying the Norwegian port of Vardo to Arkhangelsk, imprinted 25k. cancelled by ARKHANGELSK-VARDE/ 1/ 2nd STEAMSHIP POSTAL BRANCH/ 30 VIII 1902 cds with further strike dated 4.IX applied when unloaded at Arkhangelsk; a rare usage of this formula card, ex Dr, Casey
(Ship Mail) 1902-05 10k. blue vertical pair on undated printed envelope to Dresden tied by two framed ‘Aus..../DAMPFSCHIFE’ handstamps, tht on left with ship’s name inserted by hand, “Ralenta II”; a fine and scarce usage.
(Ship Mail) 1908 picture postcard of an execution franked 4k. with superb blue oval Russian East Adriatic Steamship Company code ‘e’ date stamp, addressed to Hong Kong with Shanghai Poste Russe transit, very fine.
(Ship Mail) 1911 3k postal stationery card to “poste restante” Lappeeranta, Finland cancelled by very fine 2nd Murman Steamship code ‘a’ oval date stamp, fine ex Dr. Casey.
(Ship Mail) 1912 (10.6.) ‘Solovetzky Convent’ picture postcard to Serdobsk franked 4k. tied double oval 3d Murmansk steamship company, serial ‘a’, double-ring arrival of 12.6.; slight to right corner fault, Ex. Dr. Casey.
(Ship Mail) 1914 (18.7.) Russian picture postcard to Anvers, Belgium franked 1913 Romanov 2k. pair tied by oval ‘1st White Sea Steamship “a” ‘ datestamp, arrival cds; fine and scarce. Ex. Dr. Casey.
(Ship Mail) 1914 (23.5.) picture postcard from Solovki Island to Saint Petersburg franked 3k. tied by oval 3rd Belomorsk Steamship co. date stamp, serial “a”; a fine strike repeated below.
(Ship Mail) 1914 envelope to Finland with 1913 7k Romanov tied by oval ‘3rd White Sea Steamship’ code ‘a’ cds, which ws used on S.S. “Koroleva (Queen) Olga Konstantinovna”, a vessel of the Archangel-Murman Steam Navigation Co., Helsinki-Abo maritime duplex on reverse, fine, ex Faberge and Dr. Casey.
(Ship Mail) Undated circa 1870 company envelope from Odessa to Constantinople with 1866-75 3k. and 10k. cancelled by blur retta cancels in transit.
(Ship Mail) Undated picture postcard (Arab de la Plaine) to France with violet two-lined handstamp ‘Transport Petrolier/ Czar Nicolas II’ with at left large circular MARINE FRANCAISE SERVICE DE LA MER; good quality strikes but postcard with surface faults.
(Sicily) 1860 entire to Torino franked 2 gr., plate III and 20 gr. dark slate (Sass 8 & 13c) tied ornate framed handstamp with fine strike of Messina date stamp to reight, red three-line POROSCAFI/ POSTALI/ FRANCESCI alongside, reverse with Genova transit and arrival date stamps. Both stamps with four margins; fine and clean condition. E. Dienna Certificate.
(Straits Settlements) 1878 cover to Madrid bearing single franking 12c. blue tied by blue company initials, the full name of company on chop on reverse, also tied by a smudged cork, endorsed ‘VIA MARSEILLE’ at left, red Singapore Paid cds front and back, French maritime ‘Poss. Angl. Paq. Fr. N No8, reverse with French tpo transits and arrival cds.
(Suriname) 1846 (16 Oct) entire to Schiedam annotated “Per Kapitan/ A. Hendriks/ D.G.G.” (Whom God Guide), rated ‘60’c, bearing red oval ZEE BRIEF * Den Helder * date stamp on arrival in Holland, arrival backstamp.
(Syria) 1857 stampless entire to Marseille with two-line handstamp POSTE FRANCAISE/ D'ALEP, Alexandrette Syrie cds bottom left, red framed maritime handstamp and rated '10' decimes on arrival, reverse with arrival cds
(Syria) 1872 part entire to Marseille, ship endorsement top left, franked pair Laureated Napoleon 40c. tied '5079' large numeral lozenges, Alexandrette cds below, framed PD and red framed maritime handstamp, reverse with Smyrne transit and arrival cds