lot # 1111 - europe austrian levant
Austrian P.O. in Alexandrette 1905: 10 pa. grey-green (2) and single 20 pa. rose used on single weight cover to Wendisch, Germany tied by ALEXANDRETTE / ÖSTERREICHISCHE POST circular datestamp (16.IX) code 'a' (Tchilinghirian fig. 4) with superb information strike at left. Ludwigsfelde arrival cds (24/9) on reverse. A very early usage of this cancellation, Tranmer / Tchilinghirian states earliest date as 1906.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas