Lot# 4853 - Auction 218-221
1821 (July 14): Entire letter from Smyrna to Trieste without postal markings but opened and resealed for disinfection at Schuppanek with fine red wax seal 'K. K. SCHUPP. CONTUMAZ' (Imperial Royal Schupp. Quarantine Office), the Office being just north of Alt-Orsova on the Hungarian border. Rare and we would welcome further information on this Office which may have been open for lees than a year.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 160 CHF
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