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Lot# 6024 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 6024 Austrian Navy and Shipmail

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    Catalogue# : 31+33+34
    Austrian Levant Shipmail, Origin Markings for Ship letters, Mediterranean Sea 1868 (May): Envelope from Beyrouth to Milano, bearing 1863 Arms 3 s. green, 10 s. blue and 15 s. brown perf. 9½, three fine and fresh single adhesives, cancelled or tied upon transit in Trieste by two strikes of two-line "COL VAPORE / D'ALESSANDRIA" handstamp in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 82). "P.D." in black alongside, reverse with oval TRIEST transit, "UDINE-VERONA" ambulant and MILANO (1868, May 22) arrival datestamps. Some minor edge wear but a most interesting item from the Levat via Trieste to Italy, signed E. Diena & Raybaudi Ferchenbauer unlistedrnNote: Cover underfranked by 3 soldi but not taxed, the regular rate would have been 15 s. for the Lloyd shipmail to Trieste and 16 s. from the first Austrian to the second Italian rayon.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,200 CHF