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Stamp of Romania » 1868-70 Prince Carol I - New Currency 1871 Registered cover to Fogaras franked 15b and 25b  sent registered to Hungary at the 15B rate is a major rarity
Stamp of Romania » 1868-70 Prince Carol I - New Currency 1871 Registered cover to Fogaras franked 15b and 25b  sent registered to Hungary at the 15B rate is a major rarity
Stamp of Romania » 1868-70 Prince Carol I - New Currency 1871 Registered cover to Fogaras franked 15b and 25b  sent registered to Hungary at the 15B rate is a major rarity
Stamp of Romania » 1868-70 Prince Carol I - New Currency 1871 Registered cover to Fogaras franked 15b and 25b  sent registered to Hungary at the 15B rate is a major rarity
Lot 50246
Romania » 1868-70 Prince Carol I – New Currency
Price realised
3’600 EUR
Estimate
1’500 – 2’000 EUR
Auction date
Thu 16 Jun 2022 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:

1871 (Jan 7) Registered cover sent to Fogaras (Hungary) franked with a 15b vermilion, Carol I with whiskers, imperforate, three margins cancelled by a Campulung blue cds to front paying the near distance rate, and a 25b orange and blue, Carol I with whiskers, imperforate, four good margins, tied to the back by Campulung blue cds, paying the registration fee; the near distance rate to the Austrian Empire was 15b (the normal rate was 25b), and nearly all the covers bearing this rate were sent to Itzcani; a cover sent registered to Hungary at the 15 Bani rate is a major rarity.

Catalogue reference: Michel 23, 24