Lot 20120 – Romania » 1858 Moldavian Bull’s (21 July) Handstruck at Jassy on wove paper (81pa.) or laid paper (other values).

Bull’s Head 27pa unused

27 Parale black on rose-pink, horizontally laid paper, UNUSED, large to very margins, thin, no gum, no repairs, an outstanding example of this world rarity

One of the finest of the 14 mint examples recorded, three of which are housed in museum collections (Corinphila sale 167, Dec. ’10, Heimbuchler 1st sale)

Expertise: signed Bloch, Schlesinger

Illustrated: Heimbüchler I, page 264 (#264/8)


Estimate 25’000 – 35’000 EUR
Auction date Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 40’000