lot # 6047 - europe ddsg
Danube Steam Navigation Co 1878: 10 kr. green, Type II, perf. 9½, a fine used example on 1879 entire letter from Lom Palanka to Budapest, tied by oval AGENTIE / D.D.S.G. / LOM-PALANKA in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 898). Austrian P.O. 'Orsova' cds at left (May 29) and struck with 'T' marking and large '10' (kreuzer) due handstamp in black for internal delivery. An exceptional entire and a very late usage of the issue. Cert. Holcombe (1992) Mi = € 2'800.rnProvenance: Collection 'Antoine', Corinphila sale 85, Oct 1992, lot 3565.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies