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Lot #379

ALBANIA

1913 1pi black, sewing machine perforations, on cover addressed to Lef Nosi (Albanian Post Minister) in Elbasan, tied by violet Dukes cancel (24.10.13), with backdated black Elbasan arrival on reverse (black ink was first introduced in Vlone on December 12, 1913 and the first documented usage in Elbasan is on January 27, 1914, prior to which the violet ink was used, hence this cover did not travel through the mail), faint toning, otherwise fine cover with a documented provenance, with 2008 Otto Graf certificate (Mi.2B)
Envelope
Catalog #20a

Price Realized
$450.00

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