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Lot# 970 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 970 Bulgaria

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    Catalogue# : 2/IIxa
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    1863: Second Printing 1 pi. black on thin lilac paper, a fine horizontal strip of three used on cover addressed to Sofia, good margins all round, tied by 'Battal' lattice of dots handstamps in black. Slight closed tear to envelope but a rare multiple franking: Basaran illustrates no further strips of three of this stamp on letter. Illustrated in 'Cover Story' by Basaran on page 61. A rare and appealing franking. Opinion Todd (2013).rnProvenance: Collection Bergfeld.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,500 CHF