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COVER #
58



1864 BO TO MEDVEDEVO, RUSSIA

NOTES:  (#4 1860 ISSUE) 10 KOPEK RED ON POSTAL STATIONARY. TYPE I WITH 7 STARS AND DIAGONAL LAID PAPER - BLACK SMALL CIRCLE BO AND PEN CANCEL - 23 APRIL 1862 - B/S RED WAX SEAL. NICE MILITARY COVER TO A SMALL OUTPOST OVER 1000 MILES TO THE EAST. NO CONTENTS.

ADDRESS PANEL READS:
To: His Honor (used for highly ranked military titles as "His Highness" when talking about a king)
Bengt Abgustovich (middle name) Krok the 2nd
Commander of Reserve Army
Battalion (literally "shooters"), Sir Colonel
to: Novgorod Region
      the village Medvedevo
[Anya Kuznetsova - translation]

now Medvedevo, Republic of Mari El, Russian Federation




 

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