Türkei - Briefe 1787
Turkey "CONSTANT: / TINOPEL" prephilatelic postmark auf the Austrian post office on folded letter (25 may 1787) to London, with Semlin desinfection marking and Bishop arrival c.d.s. This is the FIRST POSTMARK OF TURKEY and of the few known the second recorded date. Two other later covers were offered at auctions as the "earliest recorded": 17 dec. 1787 in the Jerger collection 5-04 lot 729 realised 3200 CHF, and 30 nov. 1787 at Corinphila 5-05 lot 4160.
verkauft / sold