Lot# 1310 - Auction 227-233
Catalogue# : 33 var
1872: 10 bani blue, perf. 12½, a diagonally bisected example with minor closed tear at right, used on large piece of cover, tied by FOCSANI datestamp (Apr. 26) in blue (Kiriac fig. 497), with "Bucuresci" arrival cds at left (Apr. 27). Extremely rare bisected usage with just two covers recorded with a perforated 10 bani and three usages on piece, all are from Focsani. Illustrated in Handbook II on page 296 and Edition D'Or vol. XII on page 128. Certificate Heimbüchler (2010).rnProvenance: Corinphila sale 89 (October 1994), lot 5147; Collection 'Moldau', Corinphila sale 179, Feb 2013, lot 5108.rnNote: "Focsani" bisects are discussed at length in Handbook II on pages 295-299.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 3,200 CHF
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