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Lot# 7632 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7632 Austrian Levant

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    Catalogue# : 34
    Austrian Lloyd Agency in Parga, Epirus 1901 (Aug): Cover from Parga to the Lloyd Agency in Syra, Greece struck on reverse with oval "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / PARGA" cachet in red (unrecorded by Tchilinghirian, see 'The Austrian Post Offices in the Levant' by Hans Smith, page 109), franked by 1 pi. on 25 h. grey ultramarine tied by 'Lloyd Austriaco XXXII' datestamp in black, with further Kerkyra cds (Aug 7) and Syros cds's (Aug 10) on reverse. The letter was picked up from Parga by the Lloyd Steamer Juno II. A rare and most unusual cover.rnProvenance: Collection Hans Smith FRPSL, Corinphila sale 182, Sept 2013, lot 1540.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF