Lot 10212
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Levant
Price realised
1’100 EUR
1’000 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1865-67 2pi Blue and rose (2) with retta cancels in black (T & S Constantinople Type 3) on 1868 folded letter to Taganrog from Constantinople with faint strike of T & S Type 5 alongside: RUSSIAN COMPANY FOR STEAM SHIPPING AND TRADE / AGENCY OF CONSTANTINOPLE cds in blue. 1 stamp with large even margins, other with frameline just touched. Use of ROPiT stamps was phased out in 1868, although exceptional usage continued until atleast April 1869.