lot # 1140 - europe austrian levant
1867: 3 s. green, 10 s. blue and 15 s. deep brown, the latter centred to top, used on 1870 entire letter from Beirut to Genova tied by fine BERUTTI circular datestamps (31/1) in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 3). Small cartridge 'Piroscafi / Postali / Italiani' at left and reverse with 'Lloyd Agenzie / Smirne' cds (4/2), Brindisi cds (Feb 9) and Genova arrival. Rated at 20 soldi (Lloyd) + 8 soldi for Italy. A fine and most attractive cover.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas