Italien: Italienische Staaten (ITALIAN STATES) - Neapel 1859
Katalog Sassone 5 d
NAPLES, 1858 issue, 2 grana plate I "rosa carminio" SUPERB with wide margins, CANCELLED AT ARRIVAL IN SICILY by a clear strike of the "horse shoe" postmark and "PALERMO ARRIVO 15 MAR 59" c.d.s alongside, on beautiful entire letter from Napoli (14.3.59) to Siracusa. A scarce ship mail cover, ex Ferdinand Brunner 1948, signed Friedl and A. Bolaffi.
A much less beautiful cover with exactly the same postmarks, but with an unclear stike of c.d.s sold for 1200 EUR including the fees in the Bolaffi auction of mai 2005/lot 1014, and a cover with same postmarks but a double rate franking (2 x 2 grana) sold in that sale (lot 1013) for 3600 EUR. (with auction fees)
(Neapel, Napoli, annullamenti di Sicilia - vie di mare)
verkauft / sold