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Lot# 7417 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7417 Austrian Levant

    1592 (Sept 27): Entire letter from Pera, Constantinople to Cefalonia, Ionian Islands, which had been seized by the Venetians in 1500, disinfected with slits and the Venetian method of splashing with vinegar or sea-water. A fine and early entire: the contents of which appear to be in code.rnrnProvenance: Collection Hans Smith FPRSL, Corinphila sale 182, Sept 2013, lot 1328.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF