Lot# 788 - Auction 257-264
Catalogue# : 19+20
Incoming from Russia 1867 (July 1): Partially prepaid Cover from Taganrog to Corfu, bearing Russia 1865 Arms 30 kop. brown & blue on wove paper (Mi 17) tied by despatch cds in black (July 1, julian), transfered in Constantinople to the Greek P.O. with KONSTANTIN 14 IYUL 67 TURKIA transit cds alongside. Upon arrival in Kerkyra charged with '50' lepta in red crayon, franked with Consecutive Athens printings 10 l. orange and 20 l. blue (2) with vivid colours, paying the 30 lepta for the Greek vessel and 20 lepta intenal postage, tied by Kerkyra arrival (July 18, julian) cds's. Reverse with additional despatch and arrival cds's. All three stamps shaved, nevertheless a very attractive combination cover, also scarce due to the combination of Russian and Greek Shipmail. Cert. Holcombe (1990) Hellas 18+19.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 1,800 CHF
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