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Lot# 1594 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 1594 Italy

    Lago Maggiore Shipmail, 1812/1940c: Collection 84 covers / postcards with handstamps and datetamps related to Shipmail on the Lago Maggiore, incl. 'L.M' (Locarno - Magadino) in oval on 1812 entire letter from Intra to Ticino, oval "I.R. PIROSCAFO SUL LAGO MAGGIORE" on Lombardo-Veneto 15 c. red adhesive, VERBANO Shipmail datestamp on two stampless covers from Ticino to Italy, ship's boxed handstamp LUCMAGNO on parcel consignment note, different types of Verbano shipmail cds's on ten covers with Sardinian and Italian frankings, later more detailed datestamps such as "MAGADINO - ARONA" with diff. subtypes used from the late 1870s on 19 covers / stationery postcards, Swiss postal agency "LUINO POSTE SVIZZERE" ob two Italian parcel cards, "NATANTE LOCARNO - ARONA" Shipmail datestamps from about 1900 on ten covers/postcards, later Shipmail datestamps up to the Imperiale issue, also some picture postcards depicting the steamers in service.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF