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Lot# 4545 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4545 Italy

    Diplomatic-Political Letter 1515 (Aug. 3): Venetian letter with embossed waver wax seal sent from Domenico Contarini, Attorney-General of the Republic of Venice "Dominicus Contarenus / procurator Generalis" in Este (Padua) to the Council of Venice "Excellentissimis Dominis Capitibus / Jllustrissimi Consilij X" with four times 'cito', Venice should be aware some citizens had been killed in Codignola (Romagne, Papal State), the episode endangers the neighbourhood of the 'Serenissima Republic'. Archive note and endorsed 'L. (Loredan the Doge, cum capitibus") in two diff. handwritings. A fine example of Venetian courier mail with transcription by Dr.ssa L. Piccinini attached.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF