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Lot 10227
Russia » Ship Mail » Ship Mail in the Levant
Price realised
Unsold
Estimate
400 EUR
Auction date
Sat 3 Dec 2016 at 10:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
1879 Folded letter in Greek from a firm in Odessa, datelined 26 May 1879, franked 1879 7k and put on a ship for Constantinople, where cancelled on arrival with slightly smudged mute rhomboid “retta” (Type 3) in black, backstamped Constantinople Type 8B in black (contrary to public opinion that cancels for Type 3 and 8 were always in blue).