Lot# 7078 - Auction 234-243
Lot# : 7078
1852 (Dec 18): Letter sheet from Verona to Mantova, franked with extremely rare 1852 15 c. red type IIIa plate 4 on distinct striped paper ('carta vergata verticalemente'), an example with fresh colour and fair to large margins all round, tied by crisp ornamental "VERONA 18/12" cds, reverse with "MANTOVA / 18-12 / 52" arrival cds and distribution handstamp. Right letter flap missing, but a very attractive example of this rarity on cover of which 22 are known. Signed A. Diena, A. & G. Bolaffi and Colla; cert. Ferchenbauer (2004) Ferchenbauer = € 40'000/Sassone = € 100'000.rnProvenance: Robson Lowe auction (May 1966), lot 36Collection Dr. Anton & Elisabeth Jerger, 144. Corinphila Auction (May 2005), lot 343.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 12,000.00 CHF
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