Lot 10213
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Levant
Price realised
550 EUR
500 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
1865-67 10 pa Rose and blue block of 4 with good to large margins, early printing, cancelled double-circle in blue, abbreviated inscription around ROPiT coat-of-arms in centre reading in full: RUSSKOE OBSHCHESTVO PAROKHODSTVA i TORGOVLI LATAKIISKOE AGENTSTVO (RUSSIAN COMPANY FOR STEAM SHIPPING AND TRADE AGENCY OF LATTAKIA). Lattakia lies on the eastern shore of Syria, formerly in the Ottoman Empire and now a major port.