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Lot# 6653 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 6653 Italian Post abroad

    Italian Post in Tunis, Levante Emissioni generali 1879 June 11): Envelope from Tunisi to Bedigliora, Ticino, bearing ESTERO ovpt. 1874 Torino-like printing 5 c. greyish green and 1878 20 orange, tied by light barred '235' numeral obliterator in black with fair "TUNISI POSTE ITALIANE" cds and "coi Postali Italiani" handstamp alongside. Reverse with Cagliari, Lugano and Curio transit (June 16) cds's. One backflap missing, some toning at right, nevertheless an astonishing cover from North Africa to a small hamlet in Ticino. 
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold