368. Auction

26-30 March 2019 in Wiesbaden

Lot no.342

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for80 €

1849, entire folded letter dated "Buenos Ayes Dicbre 21 de 1849", addressed to Genoa and transported by ship "Idra", charged 5 soldi upon arrival and red three-line "VIA DI MARE (A)" applied, fine

Lot no.343

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for80 €

At the beginning of 1851 the mail carried by merchant ships was charged in tenths of lira, the red handstamp became VIA DE MARE (E)

1851, entire folded letter dated "Buenos Aires  Diciembre 10 1851", addressed to Genoa and transported by ship "Graziosa Fanny", charged 3 decimal of Lira upon arrival and red three-line "VIA DI MARE (E)" applied, fine