lot # 1441 - Overseas Ethiopia
1911: Dirre Daoua Manuscript Provisionals, the superb set of seven values overprinted "AFF EXCEP / FAUTE TIMB" with values in manuscript, a fine and fresh set tied by Dirre-Daoua datestamps (Oct 5, 1911) in blue to registered envelope to Harrar, cover returned to Dirre-Daoua. Corresponding R handstamp in blue alongside and two transit and return strikes of Dirre-Daoua (Oct 8 & 12) on reverse. Horizontal file well away from stamps and postmarks, a scarce set with just 600 issued Mi = € 800 for the used set.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS