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Stamp of Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 1st Printing: Narrow Spaced, Thin Paper 2pi black on blue, three singles & Third Printing
Lot 30050
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 1st Printing: Narrow Spaced, Thin Paper
Price realised
10’000 EUR
Estimate
20’000 EUR
Auction date
Mon 23 Sep 2013 at 14:30 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
2pi black on blue, three singles & Third Printing 1pi, all tied by dot & line battal cancel (Brandt Type I/1) on 1864 envelope from Deraliye to Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, a very fine & extremely fine mixed issue franking especially showing three examples of the two piastre value A stunning showpiece & one of the most important first issue covers Note: Illustrated in Basaran (2010) page 30
Catalogue reference: 1+4