(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) 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.
1901 stationery card 10bani posted at Tulcea with 2 parcels to Paris, cancelled with ship mail dated handstamp of TULCEA-GALATI Danube shipping line, at Galati transferred to the train and despatched by land to Paris. Front shows rare red label “2 Paquets”. On reverse transit and arrival cds
1927 Music shop advertising cover from Alexandria (Egypt) franked with Romanian stamps, posted to Constantinople. Stamps tied by boxed PAQUEBOT handstamp alongside GALATA arrival cds. Nice and attractive maritime mail cover
1943 Registered cover from Odessa to Berlin, franked with strip of four 24L (damaged at the top) Transnistria issue all tied by ODESA1*RECOMANDATA cds, provisional Odessa boxed registration handstamp alongside. Berlin arrival and censor mark & label applied on arrival.