lot # 1247 - europe Romania
1858 (July 21): Bull's Heads 27 parale black on rose laid paper, an example with good to huge margins and fresh colour, cancelled by two part strikes of "GALATZ 10/9" cds in blue (Kiriac fig. 277). The stamp shows minute modifications on the reverse, an attractive example of this desirable stamp due to its excellent colour, ideal cut and fresh appearance. Opinion Heimbüchler (2000); cert. A. Diena (1968), Bloch (1971) Mi = € 15'000.rnReference: Described and depicted in Heimbüchler - Bull's Heads of Moldavia on pp. 278-279.rnProvenance: King Farouk collection, Hamers (Feb. 1954); Robson Lowe (Sept 1965); Harmers Rooke N.Y. (July 1971); Rudolf Steltzer sale (Jan. 2001), lot 1344.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS