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Lot# 7625 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7625 Austrian Levant

    Austrian Lloyd Agency in Alexandria 1857 (June 5): Lloyd Austriaco ticket for a third class passenger travelling from Alexandria to Piraeus, struck on front with good impression of rare AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / ALEXANDRIA in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 3). Fascinating document with rules stated on reverse 'No letter, parcels, mail pouches etc. may be carried in the baggage' and 'Servants will travel steerage and may enter the higher classes, but only to serve their masters and mistresses' and 'Gentlemen may not enter Ladies' cabins'. Rare and splendid.rnProvenance: Collection Hans Smith FRPSL, Corinphila sale 182, Sept 2013, lot 1524.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF