Lot 20127 – Romania » 1858 Moldavian Bull’s (21 July) Handstruck at Jassy on wove paper (81pa.) or laid paper (other values).

Bull’s Head 54pa used

54 Parale, blue on greenish blue horizontally laid paper, fresh vibrant colour, large to very large margins, neatly cancelled by crisp clear FOLTISCHENI 10/10 cds and “R” of R(ecipisse) both in blue, attractive, rare and especially desirable with the part Recipisse marking

Rarity: One of only three examples recorded from the town of Foltischeni, hence, an important rarity of classic Romania

Expertise: cert. Andre Nussbaum (1984), signed Alberto Diena

Illustrated: Heimbüchler I, page 317 (#317/7)

Provenance:

Harold Wilson Collection (1942)

Eduardo Cohen Collection: Schwenn, Sale # 12, September 26-30,1967, lot # 7295

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Estimate 5’000 – 7’000 EUR
Auction date Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 8’000