lot # 694 - french colonies french levant
French offices in Anatolian Black Sea ports, Trebizonde 1853/72: Group one cover and eight used stamps/pieces incl. piece with Napoléon imperforated 10 c. & 40 c. with '4016' Petits chiffre lozenge, 1868 cover to Constantinople with pair Napoléon laureated 20 c. blue to pay the 40 centime rate, tied by '5100' Gros Chiffres lozenge, also seven Siège, rare Bordeaux and Cérès 1872 definitives with '5100' lozenges, one with cogwheel cds. Maury = € 1'450+.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS