lot # 1252 - europe Romania
1858 (July 21): Bull's Heads 108 parale blue on rose horizontally laid paper, a magnificent large margined used example of delightful aspect, cancelled by JASSY ./.0 MOLDOVA cds in red with inverted date slug (Kiriac fig. 279). Minor repaired thin behind the 'T' of 'PORTO' and a small nick in the margin at base do not affect at all the appearance of this appealing stamp showing great clarity of impression. A rarity with just 2574 printed. A stamp for the connoisseur. Signed Kosack, Bela Szekula & Emilio Diena; certs. Enzo Diena (1994), Heimbüchler (2000) Mi = EUR 15'000. rnReference: Described and illustrated in Heimbüchler - Bull's Heads of Moldavia on pp. 394-395. rnProvenance: Bela Szekula (Oct. 1927); Moldavitza collection, 125. Corinphila sale (Dec 2000), lot 1085.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS