Tradition und Erfahrung in klassischer Philatelie seit 1919

Losnr. 6027 - 284.-290. Auktion

  • Losnr. : 6027 Österreich. Levante

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    Katalognummer : V20+V21+4/I
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    Austrian Levant Shipmail, Origin Markings for Ship Letters, Mediterranean Sea 1869 (July 9): Cover from Constantinople to Venice, bearing 1864 Arms 3 s. green and 5 s. rose perf. 9½ in mixed franking with two single adhesives of 1867 10 s. blue coarse whiskers (blunted perfs on the left example, tear into design on the right one), four  overall fresh adhesives, tied by two clear strikes of three-line "LETTERE ARRIVATE / COL VAPORE / DAL LEVANTE" handstamp in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 99). "P.D." handstamp in black alongside, reverse with oval TRIEST transit datestamp and VENEZIA arrival cds (July 16). Vertical file fold, well away from the stamps, an attractive item with a most exceptional franking. Signed Raybaudi, cert. E. Diena (1991) Ferchenbauer = € 5'250.rnNote: A very late use of the Arms issue which could be used until the end of August 1869. The normal post-1865 routing for a letter from the Levant to Italy was via Corfu and Brindisi with an Italian vessel resulting in a rate of 28 soldi. The sender paid this rate but did not endorse the route. In this case the journey via Trieste was chosen. 
    Ausruf : 500 CHF
    Zuschlag : 1.200 CHF