lot # 1250 - europe Romania
1858 (July 21): Registered Cover front from Bakeu to Jassy bearing Bull's Heads 54 parale green on greenish laid paper, a single example cut round as usual for Bakeu, tied by "BAKEU 2/9 MOLDOVA" cds in greenish blue (Kiriac fig. 271). The large part letter front was partly reinforced and the address somewhat retouched, it shows a straight line RECEPISSE in blue, the part reverse has "JASSY 5/9 MOLDOVA" arrival cds in red. In spite of its imperfections, a desirable registered letter with 54 parale for a registered letter with a distance of less than 125 km. Cert. Heimbüchler (1996) Mi = € 6'000+.rnReference: Described and illustrated in Heimbüchler - Bull's Heads of Moldavia on pp. 304-305. rnProvenance: Robson Lowe, Feb 1963; Collection Léon, Robson Lowe, Oct. 1966, lot 1279; Collection 'Moldavitza', Corinphila sale 125, Dec 2000, lot 1078; Corinphila sale 133, June 2002, lot 1782.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS