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Russian imperial stamp inverted cancel type

Hello friends Is this stamp inverted lettering,or a common thing ? Also what style cancelation would this be? Thanks

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  • pab1969pab1969 Posts: 1,052 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I believe the stamp was cancelled a total of three times. It may have been on a parcel with several other stamps and that would explain all of the cancellations (from left to right) to ensure that each stamp was postmarked.

  • rodeo514rodeo514 Posts: 215 ✭✭✭

    @pab1969 said:
    I believe the stamp was cancelled a total of three times. It may have been on a parcel with several other stamps and that would explain all of the cancellations (from left to right) to ensure that each stamp was postmarked.

    Thank you .do you have any idea why the words are backwards?

  • JBKJBK Posts: 14,494 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It's written in the Cyrillic alphabet.

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