Lot# 1303 - Auction 227-233
Catalogue# : 13
1865: 20 pa. red, a fine four margined example used on 1866 cover from Pitesti to Vienna, tied by "Pitesci / *" datestamp (22/6) in black (Kiriac fig. 347). The cover was transferred from the Romanian P.O. in Bucharest (24/6) with datestamp on reverse to the Austrian Post Office with fine strike on front panel at right of BUCAREST datestamp of the same day (Tchilinghirian fig. 714) in black. Struck there with scarce PORTO handstamp and charged on arrival in Vienna (29/6, red datestamp on reverse) with "25" kreuzers to pay in manuscript. Extremely rare and very fine cover. Illustrated in Handbook II on page 167 and Edition D'Or vol XII on page 111. Certificate Heimbüchler (2010).rnProvenance: Collection 'Moldau', Corinphila sale 179, Feb 2013, lot 5069.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 13,500 CHF
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