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Lot# 4869 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 4869 Austria

    1832 (Jan 4): Entire letter from Steyr to Paris struck with faint STEYR despatch handstamp in black, prepaid to the border, disinfected and struck on flap with oval framed "Netto di fuora / e di dentro" (Clean outside and inside) in black (Meyer page 84). Oval 'Autriche / P. Huningue' in red on front and reverse with Paris arrival (Jan 17) in blue where charged '15' décimes. It is unclear where the Quarantine was based, this cachet attributed to Kitzbuhel by Meyer but it may have been located at Habach.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Meyer. Illustrated on page 85 of 'Disinfected Mail'.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF