Lot# 1370 - Auction 257-264
Catalogue# : 48
Imbros 1884: 2 pi. olive on yellow, a used example tied to reverse of cover to the Bible House in Constantinople bilingually addressed, tied by fine strike of circular "IMBROS POSTA SHUBESI" negative seal handstamp in blue (Coles & Walker unlisted). Some aging but the sole recorded example of this handstamp: see 'Foreign Post Offices' by Nicolas & Galinos, page 75. Cert. RPSL (1994).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 2,000 CHF
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