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Lot# 4925 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4925 Romania

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    1858: 54 parale blue on greenish blue laid paper, the large even margined example used on 1858 entire letter from Jassy to Prince Ghika in Galatz tied by complete strike of circular "Jassy / Moldova" datestamp (8/8) in blue. Cover with manuscript pen cross to denote prepayment to destination (single rate to second rayon). Some strengthening to the folds and a minor vertical file fold well away from the wonderfully fresh adhesive. Manuscript "54" on reverse to denote rate, an exceptional and most attractive entire. Illustrated in Heimbüchler Handbook on page 329. Signed Bühler; cert. Heimbüchler (2017).rnrnProvenance: Grobe, sale 129 (Jan 1964).rn                   Köhler (September 1970), lot 2829.rn                   Collection 'Moldau', Corinphila sale 179, Feb 2013, lot 5021.
    Starting bid : 15,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 34,000 CHF