lot # 254 - TURKEY AND OTTOMAN TERRITORIES
Turkey and Ottoman Territories. Forerunner letter sent from the Sardinian consul in Smyrne, dated 18/October/1828 to Marseille with seal of the Sardinian Consulate in Smyrne. On arrival was affixed a circular date seal in blue "8 DEC 1828" and only after the purification carried out by punching a similar black seal dated "12 DEC 1828" was applied certifying the successful disinfection. RARE TURKISH FORERUNNER LETTER.