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Lot# 7213 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7213 Austrian Levant

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    Catalogue# : 7a+8a
    Austrian Lloyd Agency in Ancona, Papal States 1852: Papal States 6 baj. greenish grey and 7 baj. on blue (2), used on 1855 cover from Ancona to Patras, Greece endorsed 'Col vapore Austriaco', some acid ink faults, all three stamps originally folded around the edge of the cover and tied by Ancona datestamps of despatch. Oval "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / ANCONA" in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 457) centrally struck, this being the earliest recorded strike in this colour. Charged '40' lepta due in red crayon manuscript with Piraeus cds in blue. Imperfections but very scarce.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold