1863 (28.5) Folded stampless cover from the Austrian Post Office in Alexandria to Livorno, via Ancona & Florence, bearing ALEXANDRIEN /28.5 cds in blue, sent by Italian steamer and bearing a fine strike of the extremely rare boxed “PIROSCAFI POSTALI AUSTRIACI” (Smith type FS-2au) in red alongside with red “N.A”(Non Adebito), a fine and an important showpience
Rarity: Only three such covers recorded.
Provenance : “Oscar” (Wolfgang Achetberg)
Expertise: Cert. E. Diena (1989)