lot # 6059 - europa ddsg
Danube Steam Navigation Co in Russia: 1867 10 kr. green, Type I, a used example on March 1869 entire letter from Odessa to Braila, tied by crisp circular "D.D.S.G. ODESSA 13 / 3 " datestamp in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 832). Light horizontal file fold, some perf. imperfections and toning, nevertheless an attractive entire with a rare marking. Cert. Holcombe (1992).rnNote: The DDSG agency in Odessa used adhesives between 1866 and 1870, without adding Russian stamps. This correspondence is responsible for the few known entires from Odessa, all of which are mailed during 1869-1870.rnProvenance: Collection J. P. Steindler, RL, Basel, March 1972, lot 230; collection 'Antoine', Corinphila sale 85, Oct. 1992, lot 3556.
Katalog 271: ITALIEN, FRANKREICH u. EUROPÄISCHE STAATEN - MEXICO & URUGUAY