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Lot# 6220 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 6220 Turkey

    Turkish Steamship Co 1859c.: Cover front from London to Brousse care of Forwarding Agent in Constantinople, endorsed 'via Marseilles' and bearing Great Britain 1856 6 d. lilac (Gi. 68) trimmed at left and heavily tied by London '24' obliterator in black. Forwarded on arrival in Constantinople by Messrs. Perpignan & Eliazar to Brousse with "Porto Paistre" label annotated at '3½' piastre rate, struck with framed 'P-Anchor-P' handstamp in black. Just three examples recorded of this rare usage.rnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus, RL, London, 20 May 1964, lot 348
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF