Lot# 81 - 210-212 Auction
Syria 1870: Cover at double rate from Aleppo to Marseille, franked on reverse with Turkey 1869 Dulos issue 10 pa. grey-lilac and 2 pi. brick-red, perf. 13¼, tied by all arabic framed 'Haleb' Aleppo handstamp in blue (Coles & Walker fig. 4), mailed through the French P.O. in Alexandrette with 1863/70 80 c. carmine tied by '5079' gros chiffres in black with 'Alexandrette / Syrie' datestamp adjacent (March 13). Smyrne French P.O. transit alongisde and Marseille arrival on reverse. A fine and scarce combination usage that displays well.
Provenance: 'Cihangir', Corinphila sale 123 (October 2000), lot 2827.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 850 CHF
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