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Lot# 1296 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 1296 Romania

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    1862: Handstruck 6 pa. red, the fantastic horizontal strip of six with two horizontal pairs on registered cover to Jassy, pair with large margins all round, the other barely touched at base, the strip of six probably marginal with large margin at left and large margin at base and at right, barely touched on fourth stamp; all tied by extremely rare FRANCO / HUCHII handstamps in black (Kiraic fig. 310) and by RECEPISSE registration marking. Somewhat smudged "Husch / Moldova" datestamp at right (Kiriac fig. 278) in black and reverse witth "Jassy / Moldova" cds (25/4) of arival in black. An outstanding and dramatic cover with ten 6 pa. paying the single registered rate. The largest known used multiple of the handstruck 6 parale on or off cover. A rarity in wonderful condition and a famous and attractive cover. Illustrated in Handbook II on page 126 and in Edition D'Or vol XII on page 99. Certificate Heimbüchler (2010).rnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus (October 1962), lot 243; Collection Edouard Cohen; Collection 'Moldau', Corinphila sale 179, Feb 2013, lot 5051.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 12,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 38,000 CHF