(Incoming Mail) 1907 (29 Aug) printed envelope to Constantinople franked Romania 25b. tied by Buzeu cds, Constanta-Alexandria ship transit cancel of same date, though cover would have departed on the Smyrna run, reverse with further despatch plus arrival cds of the Austrian Offices; light central vertical filing crease
(Maritime) 1876 entire to Galatz franked Danube Steam Navigation Company 10kr green cancelled by an oval D.D.S.G. Odessa 29.4. in blue, ships mark Metternich in blue oval, on arrival a 50 bani charge was raised for local delivery. A fine an unusual cover. Holcombe Cert.
(Romania) 1842 entire to Genova bearing fine straight-line GALACZ despatch, GRENZE handstamp applied in trnsit at Hungarian border, red straight-line FRANCO and large L.T., arrival backstamp. The entire was disinfected showing random small punch holes. Fine and scarce.
(Romania) 1870 outer letter sheet from Gurgevo to Galatz franked with Danube River Company 10kr. (type I) tied by blue oval ship handstamp SOFIE II , Tchill type 302; a fine example of this rare cancel, Ex. Jerger. Gurgevo was the Romanian city opposite Bulgarian Ruse on the Danube.
1907 (15 Nov) printed envelope to Constantinople franked on reverse 1901-03 5b pair and a 15b tied Boze cds and the 5b pair also by arrival cds of Austrian Post Office, the front bears very fine CONSTANTA-ALEXANDRIA maritime date stamp.