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Lot# 4640 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4640 Italy

    1863: 15 c. blue, Type II, four examples with large margins all round, used on small envelope endorsed 'via Ancona' to Alexandria, Egypt tied by ANDORNO datestamps (July 26) in black. Framed PIROSCAFI / POSTALE / ITALIANI alongside struck in red. Reverse with Biella, Ancona and TPO datestamps alongside fine ALESSANDRIA D'EGITTO / POSTE ITALIANE cds in blue (Aug 2). A delightful cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF