Lot 10193
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Levant
Price realised
260 EUR
300 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1865 2pi Blue and red top left corner marginal tied to small piece by mute diamond of dots in blue of Constantinople (Tchil. Type 3). This cancel was in use from 1863 to 1877, primarily intended to be applied to uncancelled mail found in the letter-boxes of ships arriving at the port. Also known to have been used on mail handed in at the ROPiT Agency ashore. Cert. Ludger Hovest.