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Lot# 6222 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 6222 Turkey

    Turkish Steamship Company 1859/61: Cover front probably from Chios or Constantinople, mailed to Brousse with "Porto Piastre" black on white label tied by fine framed 'P-Anchor-P' handstamp in black. The label without rate marking but very rare to be found with the Anchor handstamp tying same to the cover.rnNote: The rates, both on these labels and on the Admiralty stamp issues, may well have been decided not just upon weight and distance but also on weather conditions at the time of sailing.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF