Lot# 7329 - Auction 234-243
Catalogue# : 4
Austrian P.O. in Rustschuk 1867/78: 10 s. blue used on 1874 single rate cover from Rustschuk / Ruse to Kadikoy, Constantinople tied by circular RUSTSCHUK datestamp (28/2) struck in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 876). Austrian P.O. 'Constantinopel' arrival cds (3/3) in black on reverse. Placed into the Istanbul City Post with 'Sehir' overprinted 1869 1 pi. brown, irregular perf. 5-11 (Mi. 5B), applied to reverse and tied by oval 'Baghtche Capussi' datestamp in black. Small imperfections but an extremely scarce combination. Opinion Todd (2014).rnProvenance: Collection Otto Hornung.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 2,000 CHF
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