Lot 10022 – Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 1st Printing: Narrow Spaced, Thin Paper

2pi black on blue & Third Printing 1pi, both neatl

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2pi black on blue & Third Printing 1pi, both neatly tied by blue dotted battal cancel (Brandt Type II/1) on 1864 folded entire (correspondence in Greek) to Mahmut Pasa Han at Bursa, dated October 2, some minor cover faults. A very fine & rare mixed 1st & 3rd issue franking Note: Illustrated in Basaran (2010) page 29 Expertise: signed Holcombe Provenance: Bombieri

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Estimate 1’500 EUR
Auction date Tue 26 Feb 2013 at 14:15:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 1’400