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Lot# 7218 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7218 Austrian Levant

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    Catalogue# : 4+5
    Austrian Lloyd Agency in Pavia, Lombardy Venetia 1850/54: 45 c. blue, a used example with large margins all round, with 30 c. brown touched at top, used on 1855 registered cover from Pavia to Turin, tied by boxed and dated 'PAVIA / 2-7-55' datestamps in black with fine oval "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / PAVIA" sunburst handstamp in blue at lower left (Tchilinghirian unrecorded). Reverse with partial impressions on the three red wax seals alongisde the 'Torino / Consegne' cds of receipt (July 4). The cover opens well for exhibit display, an exceptional and extremely rare cover - one of just two such recorded with this Agency marking, both of which were formerly housed in the 'Monte Napoleon' collection.rnProvenance: Collection 'Monte Napoleon', Corinphila sale 78, Oct 1988, lot 914.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200.00 CHF