375th Auction

16-21 November in Wiesbaden

Lot no.1499

Condition

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Opening80 €
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1853, Postal contract of the COMPAGNIA TRANSATLANTICA in Genoa with Sardinia dated 11th July 1853, some ageing, otherwise fine
Lot no.1500

Condition

6

Catalogue no.24

Opening750 €
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1865, Numeral 2c. red-brown tied by cds. "GENOVA 22 SET 69" to printed matter to Revere, with very nice printed contents of the company Vignolo Francesco, including pictures of two ships and a price list for the transport
Lot no.1644

Condition

6

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Opening200 €
Sold for1.600 €

INCOMING MAIL: 1387, small folded letter from Innsbruck to Venezia(?), minor ageing, a little strengthened, a very rare and early entire

Lot no.1645

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6

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Opening120 €
Sold for900 €
Lot no.1646

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6

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Opening150 €
Sold for1.300 €

1458/59, three small folded letters from Florence, Mantova and Naples, all sent to Venice with guild sign and dry seal (made more visible by pencil), scarce and attractive early mail

Lot no.1647

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6

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Opening200 €
Sold for1.600 €

1458/1515, five covers to Venice, one from Damaskus (1469 !), three with guild sign, one with double "Cito" manuscript mark, fine group

Lot no.1648

Condition

6

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Opening100 €
Sold for1.000 €
1468, small folded letter with Guild sign from Vicenza to Nenezia, endorsed "porto pagato per tutto", in addition another early (allegedly 1414) folded lettersheet, attractive early mail
Lot no.1649

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6

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Opening100 €
Sold for420 €
1489, folded letter from Venice to Rome, an attractive early entire
Lot no.1650

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6

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Opening80 €
Sold for280 €
1505, small folded letter from Rome to Asolom, some toning on reverse, otherwise a fine early letter The letter is written by Archpriest Cristoforo Indegni. It deals with some ecclesiastical practices obtained from Rome (including an indulgence of 15 years). It leaves from the pontifical Chancellery in Rome through the Venetians Couriers and is addressed to the Administrative Consul of Asolo
Lot no.1651

Condition

6

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Opening400 €
Sold for1.700 €
1521, folded letter from Toledo via the Spanish Netherlands and Innsbruck to Rome, the earliest known letter that was sent via the Flanders Postal Route, fine, certificate van der Linden There were six letters from Argillensa in the archive. The earliest - this letter - from Spain (Toledo) from 15.5.1521, further from 28.6.1521 from Brussels, from 12.7 to 27.7 three letters from Antwerp and from 13.8.1521 from Bruges.
Lot no.1652

Condition

6

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Opening150 €
Sold for360 €
1521, folded letter from Bruxelles to Rome, a scarce early entire
Lot no.1653

Condition

6

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Opening200 €
Sold for440 €
1544, estafette envelope to Milan, endorsed "parte de mortara 2x de ct. a una ora de la note volando volando", reverse with justification why the envelope was delivered to late "Arrived late because the river Ticino flooded...", scarce, fine
Lot no.1654

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6

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Opening200 €
Sold for650 €
1544, estafette endorsed "Passe la staffesse de Milano...." and "Cito Cito Cito" to Naples, rare
Lot no.1655

Condition

6

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Opening200 €
Sold for700 €
1589, Jacomo & Palcido Ragazzoni, folded letter addressed to Corsini and endorsed "franca sino Col", fine, certificate van der Linden (1995) Provenance: The Corsini Correspondence (Christie's Robson Lowe, 1986)
Lot no.1656

Condition

6

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Opening100 €
Sold for190 €
1623/63/64, three covers, the earliest coming from Milan, the others from Rome, one with complete Paper tongue closure, fine
Lot no.1657

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6

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Opening300 €
Sold for1.050 €
1659, "Franc pour Lyon" manuscript endorsement on folded letter from Paris, sent by the Duchess of Montpensier (Anne Marie Louise D'Orleans), to Turin, with black silk yarns affixed with wax, a very attractive and rare entire, certificate Roumet (2016)
Lot no.1658

Condition

6

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Opening250 €
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1664/69/1724, Couriers from Genoa, three folded covers to Genoa with markings "M" (Mantova), "N" (Napoli) and "V" (Venezia), fine
Lot no.1659

Condition

6

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Opening80 €
Sold for64 €
1666/69, two folded letters to Genoa, one endorsed "fr. p. Mant" and with with manuscript mark "M" (Couriers from Genoa), the other endorsed "fr.P.Ma", minimal toned, otherwise fine
Lot no.1660

Condition

6

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Opening200 €
Sold for200 €
1669, Couriers from Genoa, folded cover to Genoa with rare manuscript mark "L" (Lyon), small ink corrosion hole, otherwise fine, rare
Lot no.1661

Condition

6

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Opening150 €
Sold for260 €
1669, small folded letter from Genoa to Madrid, scarce early mail, fine
Lot no.1662

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6

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Opening300 €
Sold for1.600 €
1696, folded letter, dated inside "16 juillet 1696 au Camp de Lavalvera" and endorsed "Lion pur le puy" with straight-line "DEL ARMEE DIT" (Lenain LA18) alongside, sent to Le Puy-en-Velay, a very fine and scarce entire, certificate van der Linden (2009)
Lot no.1663

Condition

6

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Opening150 €
Sold for420 €
1696, folded letter from Venice to Aix endorsed "Fra p Lion", reverse with cord and wax seal, a fine and scarce entire, certificate Roumet (2016)
Lot no.1664

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6

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Opening200 €
Sold for950 €
1704, folded fieldpost cover from Vercelli, endorsed "dauphine" and "d Ldvendome (=de l'armee de Vendome), with detailed report of the siege of Venue, transcription (into German) included, a fine and attractive entire
Lot no.1665

Condition

6

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Opening100 €
Sold for120 €
1705, War of the Spanish Succession, folded letter from Milan to Grenoble, endorsed "De Milan" and charges with "8" (dec.), fine
Lot no.1666

Condition

6

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Opening300 €
Sold for300 €
1706, War of the Spanish Succession, folded lettersheet with rare cancel "(de) l:Ditalie", addressed to Captain of the catholic troops in Milan, some ageing, otherwise fine
Lot no.1667

Condition

6

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Opening200 €
Sold for200 €
1714, 'Doge's letter' of Joannes Cornelio on parchment with plumb seal
Lot no.1668

Condition

6

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Opening120 €
Sold for280 €
1729, folded letter from Genoa to Lisbonne, reverse with mark allegedly belonging to "Estaffette du Correi Major de Madrid", fine
Lot no.1669

Condition

6

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Opening200 €
Sold for160 €
1733, War of the Polish Succession, folded letter with straight-line "ARMEE D'YTALIE" to Rennes, scarce
Lot no.1670

Condition

6

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Opening100 €
Sold for140 €
1736(ca.), two folded letters with straight-line "AR DITALIE", the cover itself with damages, the cancel well readable
Lot no.1671

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6

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Opening100 €
Sold for1.150 €

1742, folded letter from Messina to Marseille with negative "NAPOLI" alongside, fine

Lot no.1672

Condition

6

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Opening150 €
Sold for135 €
1744/46, two folded letters endorsed "armee d'Italie" and "G/'Italie", some ink corrosion, otherwise fine
Lot no.1673

Condition

6

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Opening100 €
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1773, folded letter from Alexandria to Marseille with straight-line "TOSCANE", fine
Lot no.1674

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6

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Opening120 €
Sold for120 €
1792, folded letter from Manchester to Napoli with red straight-line "Germania" and black "OSTENDE" alongside, endorsed "fr. Ausbourg", fine
Lot no.1675

Condition

6

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Opening100 €
Sold for80 €
1795, folded letter to Napoli with red straight-line "Germania" and "Aix la Chapelle" alongside, endorsed "fr. Trento", small tape marks, otherwise fine
Lot no.1676

Condition

6

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Opening150 €
Sold for260 €
1802/03, small folded letter from Livorno via Hamburg with small "HB" to Copenhagen and folded letter from Copenhagen via Trento to Genoa with straight-line "DAENNEMARK", a fine duo
Lot no.1677

Condition

6

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Opening100 €
Sold for140 €
1803, two folded letters, one from Palermo via Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca with black straight-line "YTALIA" struck in Barcelona and letter from Lissabon via Madrid to Palermo with transit mark "M / FRANQUEADO", fine