FRANCE, Offices in Turkey, 1905, 1pi on 15c Pale Red, Se-Tenant Pair with "Piastte" Error (39b; Yvert 27c).
Horizontal pair, right stamp the error, left stamp normal, tied by "Beyrouth, Syrie, 24 Janv 05" double-circle datestamp on large part of cover to Nice, France, cover eventually returned to sender with "Retour a l'Envoyeur" handstamp, Port Said, Marseilles and Nice backstamps, cover opened and reduced on three sides, hinge reinforced on right side, error pair Fine and rare, signed Thier, A. Diena, Behr and Calves, with 1976 B.P.A. certificate, a complete cover catalogues $5,500.00, catalogued simply as used pair, Yvert €2,300
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