lot # 6198 - europe russian levant
Russian Company for Steam Navigation & Trade 1879: Thick '7' on 10 kop. carmine & green, surcharged in black, a used example on small piece with 1872 1 kop. brown tied by superb strike of KONSTANTINOPOLSK / AGENTSVO datestamp (17 April 1879) in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 14). A delightful piece.rnProvenance: Collection 'Cihangir', Corinphila sale 121, May 2000, lot 319.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies