London 2020 Private Treaty Sale

Lot 55


Italian States: Lombardy-Venetia, 1859-63, mixed issue franking (Scott 12. Michel 11 II. Sassone 32, 39), a small 1863 cover front with part of the back from Venezia to Paris, France, franked with an 1859 15s blue, type II (#12) and an 1863 10s blue (#18) tied by 17 Nov Venezia c.d.s.'s and bearing a red "P.D." handstamp and a red 20 Nov Culoz, France entry c.d.s. A lovely example of this extraordinarily rare franking; signed M. Raybaudi & Dr. Avi, with the latter's 2015 certificate.

Sassone €140,000 for a full cover ($164,500).

Price: $9,500.

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