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Lot 6057 - europe austrian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Lot 6057 - europe austrian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Aegean Islands, Austrian Lloyd Agency in Rhodes 1858 (March 3): Cover from Rhodes to Syros, struck on front with oval "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / RODI" handstamp in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 571). Reverse with SYROS arrival (March 4) cds. Some toning and horizontal file fold, nevertheless a fine usage of this rare handstamp. Signed Grobe, cert. Ferchenbauer (1982).

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Lot 6068 - europe austrian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Lot 6068 - europe austrian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Romania, Austrian Lloyd P.O. in Giurgevo 1866 (Oct 17): Cover from Giurgevo to Vienna, bearing 1864 Arms 5 s. rose and 15 s. brown, two fine and fresh single examples, tied by crisp GIURGEVO cds in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 748). Reverse with WIEN arrival (Oct 22) cds. Lightest horizontal trace just mentioned for accuracy, a most attractive cover. Signed Raybaudi & Avanzo; cert. E. Diena (1987) Ferchenbauer = € 850.rnNote: A most interesting item two days after the introduction of the unified Levant rates which was 10 soldi from the United Principalities and Albania to Austria with 5 s. for the Levant and 5 s. for Austria. This reduction in postage was however not known to the sender who paid 15 s. for the Levant and 5 s. for Austria, a rate which was in force only between January and October 1866. Alternatively this could have bee a double rate cover with twice 10 soldi in the new tariff.

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Lot 6063 - europe austrian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Lot 6063 - europe austrian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Austrian consular P.O. in Constantinople 1874 (June 9): Double rate Envelope from Constantinople to Marseille, bearing 1867 coarse whiskers 50 s. reddish brown and horizontal pair 10 s. blue, fine and fresh examples, tied by "CONSTANTINOPEL 9 / 6 / 74" cds in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 389). "P.D." handstamp in black amd French "AUTR. 15 JUIN 74 AVRICOURT" entry cds in blue alongside, reverse with Paris transit and MARSEILLE arrival (June 16) cds's. Cover roughly opened away from the adhesives, nevertheless an exceptionally rare usage of the 50 soldi stamp to pay twice the 35 soldi rate to France which became valid in 1871. Signed Wallner, Matl & Colla; cert. Ferchenbauer (2004) Ferchenbauer = € 11'500.rnProvenance: Collection Dr. Anton & Elisabeth Jerger, 140. Corinphila sale (May 2004), lot 764.

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Lot 6058 - europe austrian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Lot 6058 - europe austrian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Aegean Islands, Austrian Lloyd agency in Mytilene 1869 (April 16): Entire from Mytilene at Lesbos to Genova, bearing 1864 Arms 3 s. green and 15 s. brown, both perf. 9½ in combination with 1867 coarse whiskers 10 s. blue, three fresh and fine single adhesives, tied by light "METELINE 25 / 9 " cds (Tchilinghirian fig. 566) in black, framed "PIROSCAFI POSTALI ITALIANI" handstamp alongside. Reverse with Smirne Lloyd and Brindisi transit as well as GENOVA arrival (April 24) cds's. A fine item with lightest horizontal fold, the combination franking paying correctly the 28 soldi rate with Lloyd to Corfu, from there with Italian vessel to Brindisi, from there with the train to Genova. Signed Raybaudi; cert. E. Diena (1991) Ferchenbauer = € 3'200.rnNote: A cover from the same correspondence is displayed in the Ferchenbauer handbook, volume IV on page 600.

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Lot 6069 - europe austrian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Lot 6069 - europe austrian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Romania, Austrian Lloyd P.O. in Bucharest 1868 (March 29): Printed matter Entire letter from Bucharest to Vienna, bearing vertical pair 1867 coarse whiskers 2 s. in the rarer chrome-yellow shade, a fine and fresh multiple, tied by crisp BUCAREST cds in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 714). Reverse with WIEN transit and "NEUHAUS b. WIEN" arrival (April 3) cds's. Lightest horizontal trace just mentioned for accuracy, a most attractive cover. Cert. Ferchenbauer (1996) Ferchenbauer = € 2'200.

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Lot 6064 - europe austrian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Lot 6064 - europe austrian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Crete, Austrian Lloyd Agency in Canea 1867c (June 17): Entire letter from Canea to Beyrouth, Lebanon bearing 1867 Arms 15 s. brown perf. 9½ neatly tied by two-line CANEA datestamp (Tchilinghirian fig. 533) in black, "BERUTTI 22/6" arrival cds (Tranmer type D) in black alongside. Reverse with "LLOYD AGENZIE SMIRNE 21/6" transit cds. Horizontal file fold affecting the upper perforation of the adhesive, cover torn at top, nevertheless an interesting port to port cover.

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Lot 6059 - europe austrian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Lot 6059 - europe austrian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Asia Minor,  Austrian Lloyd Agency in Smyrna 1881 (Aug 6): Entire letter from Smyrna to Trieste bearing 1867 fine whiskers 10 s. blue, tied by clear "SPED. POST: PRESSO LLOYD SMIRNE" cds (Tranmer fig. 12) in black, showing variety missing month slug. rnProvenance: Collection Monte Napoleone, 78. Corinphila sale (Oct. 1988), lot 853.

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Lot 6070 - europe austrian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Lot 6070 - europe austrian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Romania, Austrian Lloyd P.O. in Kustendje 1869 (Oct. 22): Cover from Kustendje to Napoli, endorsed "Via Trieste",  bearing 1864 15 s. brown perf. 9½ in combination with 1867 coarse whiskers 25 s. grey, two fine and fresh single examples, canelled by "LLOYD AGENZIE KUSTENDJE 22 / 10" cds in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 844), "P.D." handstamp alongside. Reverse with Venezia transit and NAPOLI (Oct. 30) arrival cds's. An interesting and attractive cover. rnProvenance: Collection Cihangir; 121. Corinphila sale (April 2000), lot 1713.

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Lot 6065 - europe austrian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Lot 6065 - europe austrian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Crete, Austrian Lloyd Agency in Canea 1872 (Dec 22): Entire letter from Canea to Syra, Greece franked by 1867 coarse whiskers 10 s. blue neatly tied by two-line CANEA datestamp (Tchilinghirian fig. 533) in brownish red. Charged on arrival with two single examples of Large Hermes Meshed paper printings 10 lepta orange tied by dotted '67' numeral, reverse with SYRA arrival (Dec 12) cds. Horizontal and vertical file folds, nevertheless an interesting combination entire. Signed Calves.

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Lot 6060 - europe austrian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Lot 6060 - europe austrian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 5

Bulgaria, Consular P.O. in Ruschuk 1867c (May 19): Cover from Ruschuk to Vienna, bearing 1864 Arms 15 s. brown perf. 9½, a fresh and fine single example, tied by superb RUSTSCHUK cds in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 877). Reverse with octagonal 'Schnallenstempel'-type WIEN arrival (May 21) datestamp. A most appealing cover, signed Ferchenbauer. rnNote: Cover undated but it was despatched after October 1866 when the Levant rate was reduced to 15 soldi.

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