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Lot# 4853 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4853 Austria

    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 : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF