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Lot# 6365 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 6365 Parma

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    Adhesives of Sardinia used in the former Ducato di Parma, 1859 (Aug 17): Entire letter from Borgotaro to Piacenza, bearing Sardinia IV. emission 20 c. dark blue, a fine and fresh adhesive with good to large margins all round, cancelled by BORGOTARA cds, reverse with arrival cds of the same day. An extremely rare usage of a Sardinian adhesive in August 1859 during the first period of the provisional government of the former Ducato di Parma. Following the certificate of Dott. Colla this is the only postally sent item from Borgotaro from this period. An entire of enormous historical interest, certs. A. Diena (1969), E. Diena (1985), Colla (2021) Sassone unlisted for Borgotaro, comparable usages of a 20 c. definitive in other cities are valued between € 30'000 and € 160'000.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,500 CHF