Lot# 1515 - Auction 234-243
Catalogue# : 2
1858 (July): 54 pa. deep blue green on greenish laid paper, a used example hexagonally cut round with enormous margins, of superb rich colour and strong impression, used on 1858 entire letter written in Greek to Jassy, neatly cancelled by "Galatz / Moldova" datestamp (9/9) in blue: the latest recorded usage from Galatz. Tiny fleck of red ink in margin from the arrival ink pad - reverse with 'Jassy / Moldova' datestamp (11/9) of arrival in red. Illustrated in Heimbüchler Handbook I on page 319. File folds away from the adhesive, a magnificent example of this rare stamp on entire letter in premium quality. Signed R. Calves, A. Diena. Certs. Behr (1980), Heimbüchler (2010).rnProvenance: Collection René Berlingen; Corinphila sale 74, March 1987, lot 3690.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 32,000 CHF
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