Bulgaria 1879 Definitives - Heraldic Lion (centimes)

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Description[edit]

  • Issue Date: 01 May - July 1879
  • Designed by: P. Kirov
  • Print Run : #1 x 250,000 / #2 x 100,000 / #3 x 500,000 / #4 x 150,000/ #5 x 100,000
  • Print Process: Typo at Petersburg
  • Perforations: 14²:15
  • Stamp Size : 17x23 mm
  • Filigrane
  • Catalogue Numbers : Bulgarian 1-5, Michel 1-5, Yvert 1-5

Stamps of the Principality of Bulgaria, French currency (Cantim-Frank).

Unused stamps[edit]

BG# 1 / M# 1
BG# 2 / M# 2
BG# 3 / M# 3
BG# 4 / M# 4
BG# 5 / M# 5

Used stamps[edit]

25 c
1 Franc

Covers[edit]

25 c on entire letter to Turkey in 1881. Sold 480 SF in 2000 (ex Cihangir).