Lot 30062
Turkey » Tughra Issue » 1863-65 1st Printing: Narrow Spaced, Thin Paper
Price realised
6’000 EUR
12’000 EUR
Auction date
Mon 23 Sep 2013 at 14:30 (Europe/Zurich)
5pi black on rose, blue control band at top, used horizontal STRIP OF FIVE bottom marginal piece with clear dot & line cancels, showing an array of different plate flaws, very fine for this extremely rare used multiple. The last two stamps are set approximately 1mm higher than the 1st three showing that the strip of five is formed by two separate transfer blocks – a key piece The Largest used multiple recorded Provenance: ex. Passer, Brandt & Kuyas Note Illustrated in Basaran (2007) page 68
Catalogue reference: 2