(Ship Mail) 1877 5k. green postal stationery card to London with KAZAN-NIZHNII steamship cds with postal station no. ‘1’ sideways, various tpo alongside, plus 1878 cover to Moscow franked 8k. tied by same cancel with sideways postal station no ‘6’, Ex. Dr. Casey.
(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) 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) 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 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.