Lot# 7416 - Auction 234-243
Catalogue# : 18
Russian P.O.'s 1884/90: 7 kop. blue, a vertical pair used on 1886 registered cover, opened for display, mailed to Brousse tied by oval framed "ROPiT / AGENT BURGAS" oval datestamp (April 19) well struck in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 86). Reverse with oval 'ROPiT / CONSTANTINOPLE' arrival datestamp (April 20) in black. The cover originally struck with oval "T" marking in blue but deleted in manuscript ink. Reverse with 'Constantinople / Arrivée' cds (May 3) in blue (gregorian). File fold well away from the adhesives but a most attractive and extremely rare cover. Opinion Todd (2016).rnProvenance: Collections Adler, Lipschutz; Collection 'Cihangir', Corinphila sale 121, April 2000, lot 447; Collection Y. Nakri, DF, 10 June 2016, lot 60177.
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Hammer price : not sold
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