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1826 | Baltic States

Ref: DR19633
  • £125.00

Baltic States. (Memel - Trans - Atlantic Mail). 1826. Pre-stamp folded letter written from St. Petersburg dated '19th Nov 1826', addressed to 'Messer Nathan Bridge & Co., Boston', endorsed 'via Hamburg' with hand-struck 'Memel/ 6 Dec' and 'Franco', charged '3s' in red ink (silbergroschen) with boxed 'Gdynia' in red on reverse, London F.P.O. transit 'Dec 22' on reverse and forwarded by "care of Messer Sampson Batard & Co/ London', rated '1/8' in m/s with endorsement 'Received Boston 8th February 1827'.

Very nice item of Trans - Atlantic mail from Russia via the Baltic (Memel now Klaipeda), Gdynia, Poland and Germany forwarded via London across the Atlantic to Boston.