lot # 1146 - europe austrian levant
1867: 10 s. blue and 15 s. pale brown, used on 1870 second page of entire letter from Beirut to Genova tied by BERUTTI circular datestamps (15/8) in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 3). Reverse with 'Lloyd Agenzie / Smirne' cds (19/8), Brindisi cds (Aug 24) and Genova arrival. Rated at 15 soldi (Lloyd) + 8 soldi for Italy and thus sent overpaid by 2 soldi. A fine and most attractive cover.
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas