The Samovar

wierd cancel on mi nr 5

red1999 - 5/11/2007 at 10:02

i bought this piece and now i want to know what it is :)

any comments welcome

stefan

russland CMB stempel.JPG - 31kB

Gary - 5/11/2007 at 14:28

St. Petersburg Town Post, 1868-1870 time frame

red1999 - 5/12/2007 at 13:10

great, thanks gary

what stand the characters for?

c.p. = sankt petersburg
but what about the "r"?

stefan

Gary - 5/12/2007 at 13:14

S.P.B for St. Petersburg

jlechtanski - 5/12/2007 at 13:44

Here's a cover with 2 nice SPB dotted cancels.

http://www.mbiauctions.com/cgi-bin/viewlot.pl?site=1&sal...