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Lot# 4854 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4854 Austria

    1827 (Oct 3): Entire letter from Constantinople to Trieste, disinfected at Rothenturn and reasealed with SANITATIS ROTHENTURN red wax seal, with manuscript '10' batch number, disinfected again on arrival in Trieste with small part of San Carlo Quarantine red wax seal. In 1827 the Balkans were in a revolutionary ferment and the border was closed at Belgrade (Semlin), mail was instead re-routed via Bucharest and Rothenturn.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 190 CHF