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Lot# 6654 - Auction 284 - 290

  • Lot# : 6654 Italian Post abroad

    Italian Post in Tunis, Levante Emissioni generali 1881 (Nov 9): Registered envelope from Tunisi to Livorno, bearing a 'Two King' mixed franking of 1878/79 Vittorio Emanuele with ESTERO ovpt 10 c. blue in a horizontal pair and 1881/83 Umberto 50 c. violet, tied by light barred '235' numeral obliterator in black. Front struck in addition by clear "TUNISI POSTE ITALIANE" cds, "coi Postali Italiani" and framed RACCOMANDATO handstamps, reverse with Livorno arrival (Nov 12) cds. Vertical file fold between the adhesives without affecting them, an appealing and interesting franking, signed Emilio Diena. Zanaria & coworkers 0,70 F = € 4'500.rnReference: Displayed and discussed in Zanaria, Serra & dal Negro - Catalogo strorico-postale dei francobolli in uso negli uffici postali italiani all'estero 1852-1890, on page 138.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF