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Lot# 1561 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 1561 Romania

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    Catalogue# : NDP 4
    Incoming Mail 1868: North German Postal District 1 sgr. carmine in a horizontal strip of three used to Jassy, Romania cancelled by framed 'AACHEN BAHNHOF 18 7' datestamp in black, reverse with arrival cds of the Austrian consular PO "JASSY 22/7" (Tchilinghirian fig. 757) in blue. As this PO abroad was closed on March 31, 1869, this cover must have been despatched in 1868, the cover front shows a weiter-franko in blue crayon of '1' silbergroschen. Some tear and wear, opened for display on three sides, an unusual destination for Aachen.rnThe addressee is Ioan Mire Melik or Melic (1840 – 1889), a Wallachian, later Romanian mathematician, educator and political figure, one of the early members of Junimea literary society. Known for his work in private education, and for his tenure at the University of Iași, he was the author of several early introductions to science, dealing with arithmetic and geometry, but also with topography and surveying.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 170.00 CHF