Lot# 1324 - Auction 257-264
Catalogue# : 16/IC+17/IC
Prince Milan First printing 1871 (Jan 14): Registered Cover from Belgrad to Vienna bearing on front 35 pa. green and on reverse 40 pa. dark lilac, both perf. 9½ x 12, both stamps tied by "BEOGRAD 14/1" cds's in black. Framed "RECOMM:" handstamp in black on obverse, reverse with thimble "WIEN RECOMAND:" arrival cds (Jan 30, 1874). A fresh and interesting cover full of character.rnNote: Correctly franked item in the first postal treaty between Serbia and Austria which came finally into effect on September 19 / October 1, 1869. The postage was 35 para equal to 2 kr. for Serbia and 5 kr. for Austria while the registration fee of 40 pa. was slightly lower in Serbia than in Austria where the sender had to pay 10 kr. equal to 50 para.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 600 CHF
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