lot # 1356 - europe austrian levant
Austrian Lloyd 1855/1892: Mixed selection with 1855 cover showing scarce "6½" decimi charge marking, 1857 endorsed cover from Venice to Patras, 1864 Arms 10 s. blue pair cancelled VIA VARNA, 1867 10 s. blue (5) and 25 s. grey-lilac pair all cancelled VIA VARNA in black, 1875 Italy 10 c. stationery card with oval AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / BRINDISI on reverse and written from the Office to Rome, 1889 cover with Bulgaria 25 st. blue from Burgas with oval AGENZIA / del Lloyd Austriaco /BURGAS cachet in violet, LLOYD AUSTRO-UNGARICO datestamps for 'XII' (S.S.Calipso) and very rare 'XXXI' in blue on 1892 card to Leipzig (ex Pirotte); 1895 cover and card cancelled by fine I.R. SPED. POST PRESSO LLOYD / SMIRNA datestamps, 1901 printed Timetable for Lloyd ships from Trieste (rare), 1907 card from Crete to Bombay, oval cachets with LLOYD AUSTRIACO / PIROSCAFO with usages from the 'Cleopatra', 'Euterpe', 'Hungaria' and 'Scutari' etc (21 items).
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas