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Why postage due?
The US clerk mistakenly thought that the post card should have been franked at the 10 kopeck letter ...
8/31/2017 at 17:11
by: howard
Censorship of Field Post
It looks like 4 chisla 10 mes 1917, in other words Oct. 4 1917.
8/13/2017 at 10:04
by: howard
1916 Shanghai to Holland Questions
There are no numbers above the 103. It is the tail end of the Russian word for censor. The handwriti ...
8/13/2017 at 10:01
by: howard
Zabaikalsk. RR
The date is 1900. This postmark was introduced when mail transport first started on the Transbaikal ...
7/27/2017 at 19:52
by: howard
A ratty postcard
The sender may have written the message at one location and posted the card at another. I have seen ...
3/17/2017 at 10:44
by: howard
A ratty postcard
The Bodzekhov RR station PO opened between 1881 and 1883 in Radom Province, Poland. It is listed in ...
3/16/2017 at 16:35
by: howard
A ratty postcard
please post scans
3/15/2017 at 17:29
by: howard
Russian PO in 1915 New York?
About the name: the 1878 postal statistics lists a postal station with the name New York and an open ...
10/20/2016 at 16:30
by: howard
Russian PO in 1915 New York?
There was at this time a postal branch office named New York in Ekaterinoslav gubernia. It started a ...
10/17/2016 at 10:50
by: howard
A Moscow temporary office(?)
The almanac Vsia Moskva for 1897 lists Petrovsko-Razumovskoye as a Moscow city postal branch office ...
9/7/2016 at 10:54
by: howard
Straight-line Post Station Mark
What happened here is a partial double strike of the two line postmark. The letters sl appear at the ...
4/21/2016 at 08:51
by: howard
When were mute cancels first used?
It seems that this card was sent from Riga to Tukkum, and then returned to Riga where it was readdre ...
4/29/2015 at 08:06
by: howard
Russian Consular Post in Kashgar
Bill - I uploaded a pdf of the book to dropbox. If you send me (hweinert@gmail.com) your email addre ...
2/14/2014 at 14:11
by: howard
Russian Consular Post in Kashgar
ВСПОМОГАТ& ...
2/14/2014 at 11:44
by: howard
Russian Consular Post in Kashgar
The post office in Kashgar was open in 1907 as evidenced by a cover auctioned in 1974 in the Kurt Ad ...
2/13/2014 at 14:32
by: howard
Russian Consular Post in Kashgar
Great cover. Mail from Naryn (population 1000) is rare. I have not seen any before 1912. The postal ...
2/5/2014 at 14:54
by: howard
Rogatchevo office / Moscow Gub. - opening date
A postal station opened in Rogachevo on 15 August 1877. It was upgraded to a postal branch office (o ...
3/11/2013 at 17:23
by: howard
Another mute cancel puzzle
In August 1914 the postcard rate was 3 kop. for both intercity and local, and the registration fee w ...
2/21/2013 at 12:24
by: howard
Yakutsk vs. Irkutsk
Provincial and territorial names on postmarks indicated the province or territory whose postal autho ...
2/6/2013 at 15:28
by: howard
St Petersburg to Petrograd
According to the official newspaper Government Herald, the name change took place on 18 August (old ...
12/18/2012 at 10:31
by: howard
Moscow post office
the last word is otdiel [branch office]
10/2/2012 at 15:32
by: howard
Declared value rates to France 1917
The Pochtovo-Telegafnyi Kalendar-Spravochnik published in Petrograd in 1916 says the insurance fee f ...
7/29/2012 at 16:06
by: howard
Declared value rates to France 1917
The 1909 postal regulations handbook states 6 kopecks for each 112.5 rubles of declared value plus 1 ...
7/25/2012 at 06:43
by: howard
Another dot numeral 1567
The two line postmark reads: stan troitskoe kal gub ... A postal station opened in Troitskoe in Kalu ...
4/29/2012 at 08:13
by: howard
Three Post stations and....
There was in fact a railway pocht. otdel. at Vorozhba station on the Sumy RR. It is listed in the of ...
3/30/2012 at 08:36
by: howard
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