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Lot# 1334 - 182-185 Auction

  • Lot# : 1334 Austrian Levant

    1687/1815: Early Merchant's letters (11) from Smirne to a variety of destinations: Bolzano, Livorno, London, Marseille and Venice; with a variety of routes and rates explained on album leaves, with 1687 entire 'con nave Inglesa' to Livorno, charming 1680 entire endorsed 'Barca di Noa' (Noah's Ark) to Livorno, 1759 entire with 'netto di fuora' in manuscript on front and disinfected at Venice after twice being forwarded at Constantinople and at Vienna; similar entire of 1762 also forwarded in Vienna, another with Constantinople Forwarding Agent and handstruck 'D'Austriche' entry mark, 1798 entire to London etc.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF