lot # 618 - übersee äthiopien
Italian Post Offices 1886: Cover bearing Italy 1879 40 c. violet used to Firenze, tied by bold strike of "3862" numeral obliterator with "MASSAUA / (MAR ROSSO)" datestamp at right (June 25) with registration label at top. Reverse with Brindisi and Firenze (July 10) datestamps. The envelope with spotting but a fine strike of the elusive numeral. A fine and scarce usage.
Katalog 265: EUROPA & ÜBERSEE