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Lot# 597 - 182-185 Auction

  • Lot# : 597 Lombardy-Venetia

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    1850: 15 centesemi orange-red, hand-paper, Type I with large margins on three sides and barely grazed at top used on 1851 registered cover to Padova with 30 c. brown, hand-paper, Type I on reverse, ample to large margins all round; the 15 c. tied by 'Este / 16 MAG' two line datestamp and the 30 c. with framed ESTE handstamps in black. Framed 'Raccomandata' alongside and Padova arrival (17/5) on reverse. File fold well away from the adhesives, a marvellous and most unusual cover showing the usage of two 'Este' handstamps. Signed A. Bolaffi, A. Diena. Cert. G. Bolaffi (1973).
    Note: A very similar cover was offered in the Anton Jerger collection.
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF