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Lot 7086 – Italian States » Modena

1859 20c Purplish Black, the scarce colour, large

1859 20c Purplish Black, the scarce colour, large margins, tied by Reggio cds dated 16 October 1859 – the second day of use and the earliest known from Reggio – to cover to Vienna via Milano (transit and bs on reverse), stamped « 15 » (soldi) due for single-weight letter over the third distance step (Milano-Vienna) due to suspension of the Postal Convention between the Kingdom of Vittorio Emanuele II and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Important and beautiful showpiece

15b

Estimation 1’500 EUR
Date de vente Thu 31 Jan 2013 at 11:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Vendu pour EUR 1’600