lot # 6077 - europe austrian levant
Romania - Dobrudja, Austrian D.D.S.G. office in Sulina 1873 (June 10): Entire letter from Sulina to the Russian P.O. in Constantinople, bearing 1867 coarse whiskers 10 s. blue, a fine example with good perforation, tied by clear strikes of "SULINA 20 / VI" cds in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 856). Reverse with arrival cds (June 22) of the Lloyd post office in Constantinople. Some water stain at lower right of cover, nevertheless a desirable cover from this rare office, port to port rate. Lot includes also two examples of 1867/74 15 s. brown with coarse and fine whiskers, respectively tied by the above mentioned SULINA cds, with the fine whiskers being a rare and late usage.
Catalogue 302: The Ing. Provera Collection (part VI)