lot # 6002 - europe ddsg
Danube Steam Navigation Co 1844 (May 28): Entire letter from Constantinople to Chios (Mexany correspondence) struck with circular "D.D.S.G. / COSTANTINOPOLI / P.P." in blue-green ink (Tchilinghirian fig. 441). Illustrated in Hans Smith 'The Austrian Post Offices in the Levant' on page 61. An exceptional strike of this rare marking.rnProvenance: Collection Hans Smith FRPSL, Corinphila sale 182, Sept 2013, lot 1445.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies