Lot 61534

Brazil » Postal History
Estimate: 700 – 900 EUR
Auction date: Thu 17 Jun 2021 at 18:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Auction: 2021 Spring Auction Series
Catalog: Latin America

1818 (Aug. 15) Entire letter from Rio de Janeiro to Macerata (Papal States), carried via Lisbon with oval “LISBOA.” hs and ms notation on reverse from a Italian forwarding agent in Lisbon “Oggi ricevuta ed incaminata dal Suo Servitore D. Franco. Lignago-Lisbona 25 Nvbre 1818”, arrival ds on 21 December (about four months after) struck adjacent, ms rate on front, a very rare transatlantic mail in this period.