The Samovar

Very scarce Moscow mark from 1846-7

Gary - 2/20/2007 at 15:59

The partial mark shown here is from the First Postal Section in Moscow. The years of use according to Dobin were 1846-1847. This is a very difficult postmark to find. There is another example of a mark from this section in the book "The Postage Rarities, Russia and USSR, Album 1" on page 60. Unfortunately, it is not a clear strike.:(

===front of cover

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Back of cover

Gary - 2/20/2007 at 16:00

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