Lot# 6046 - Auction 284 - 290
Catalogue# : 3/II
Danube Steam Navigation Co in Bulgaria: 1878 10 kr. green, in the rare late Type II, a used example with the typical irregular perforation on April 1879 envelope from Sistov via Orsova to Buda, the adhesive tied by clear oval "AGENTIE / D.D.S.G. / SISTOV" handstamp in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 928), ORSOVA transit (April 8, 1879) cds alongside. Reverse with BUDAPEST arrival cds of the next day. Taxed for the Austrian part of the journey and a '10' (kreuzer) due handstamp struck to the obverse. Mi = € 2'800.rnNote: This type was a new die with 20 impressions / subtypes in two vertical rows of ten.rnProvenance: Collection J. P. Steindler, RL, Basel, March 1972, lot 301; collection Cihangir, 121. Corinphila sale (April 2000), lot 1187.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 2,200 CHF
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