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Lot# 7211 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7211 Austrian Levant

    Austrian Lloyd Agency in Ancona, Papal States 1842: Entire letter from Ancona to Corfu, Ionian Islands struck on despatch with oval "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / ANCONA" in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 457). Disinfected upon despatch with framed "Sanità in Ancona / Netto fuori e dentro" handstamp in black. The letter, in English, states "The Austrian Steamer is leaving for Corfu, I am enabled to drop you a line to mention my arrival here this morning after our agreeable passage...".
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 120.00 CHF