lot # 4099 - Russische Post in der Levante - Staatspost
Russian Post in the Levante: 1873 Cover from Constantinople to Regensburg, Germa
Russian Post in the Levante
1873 Cover from Constantinople to Regensburg, Germany via Odessa and Breslau-Berlin railway, franked by Russian Levant 1872 3k. green in combination with Russia 1865 1k., 3k. and two single 5k., all tied by Constantinople '11 MAR 72' c.d.s. in blue, with circled h/s "ОПЛАЧЕНО" (PAID) in lilac, Odessa '21 MAR 1873' transit dater and boxed "AUS RUSSLAND/FRANCO" in black on face, Breslau-Berlin railway h/s and '5 APR 1873' arrival c.d.s. in blue on the reverse. The cover opened roughly at left and minor traces of shipping otherwise fine. A RARE COMBINATION FRANKING.
Catalog number(s): 7x + Russia 12, 13, 20(2)
7x + Russia 12, 13, 20(2)
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