A RARE RUSSIAN SILVER CARD CASE, MOROZOV, ST. PETERSBURG, CIRCA 1900

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Rectangular, engraved with eighteenth century cartography and statistics, the front with Russian-American lands with map of the northwest Pacific, Alaska and the Aleutian Islands, the back with the district of St. Petersburg, the top inscribed, "St. Petersburg founded by Peter the Great 1703.....673 versts to Moscow, about 6000 versts to Sitka...trade opened by Baranov," one side inscribed with a list of towns in the district of St. Petersburg