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Lot# 4893 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4893 Austrian Levant

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    Catalogue# : Austria 20+21+22
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    Holyland 1861: Austria 5 kr. red (3), 10 kr. dark-brown and 15 kr. dark-blue (slight folds), all with fresh colours and good perfs., well embossed examples, tied by three "GERUSALEMME 24 / 7" cds's (Müller 25a, listed not earlier than the Arms definitives) in blue to piece. Regarding to Mr. Ferchenbauer this is the only usage of Austrian kreuzer stamps of the 1861 definitive issue in the Holyland prior to the introduction of the 1863/64 soldi definitives, an attractive and most interesting precursor usage. Certs. Eichele (2014); Ferchenbauer (2016) Ferchenbauer = RRR.rnProvenance: Houser collection.
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF