Details For Cover ID# 27892

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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Dec 15, 18
Edited on:Dec 15, 18
 
Postmark: Dec 30, 1897
Origin: Smyrna, TURKEY
Destination: Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS
 
Description:

Austria Offices in Ottoman Empire. 20 + 20 Para black on 5 + 5 kreuzer rose on buff unsevered paid reply postal card (Higgins & Gage no. 19) with "Smyrna Oesterreichsche Post 30 12 97" cds to Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam 4 Jan. 98 receiving cds.

Message side is datelined "Smyrna 29.XII.97" and reads: "Amice, Once more ashore again. We leave here on New Years Day . . . so this will be my last sign of life for about 22 days. My love to all."

Owner's ID: 2044
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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