Lot# 7658 - Auction 234-243
Austrian Post Office in Craiova during the Crimean War 1855ca: Registered military cover from Kraiova to Karlsburg, franked with Austria 1850/54 9 kr. blue on front and 6 kr. brown on reverse, good to large margins all round, tied by "K.K.ÖST.F.P. KRAJOVA 4/10" cds's in black (Müller 3444a = 375 points; Tchilinghirian fig. 734), "RECOM." handstamp alongside. Reverse with Hermannstadt transit cds (10/10) and Karlsburg arrival cds (11/10). Disinfected with Rastel punch holes in both stamps, vertical fold through the envelope, sensibly opened for Exhibit display, an interesting registered Field Post usage. Cert. Puschmann (1991).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 4,000 CHF
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