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WRAPPER to Reggio (Modena) MILANO datestamp + rectangular AFFRTA FRONTIERA
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: WRAPPER to Reggio (Modena) MILANO datestamp + rectangular AFFRTA FRONTIERA
Description: sovracoperta -- no date but 1840s -- AFFRANCATA FRONTIERA (paid to the border) - wrapper no text - REGGIO arrival datestamp on back
Price: $14.00
Item Id #010794    See Details...
1832  LONIGO oval + I R PRETURA DI LONIGO to VICENZA
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1832 LONIGO oval + I R PRETURA DI LONIGO to VICENZA
Description: Entire Letter
Price: $11.00
Item Id #010795    See Details...
1824 ENTIRE LETTER TO VENICE
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1824 ENTIRE LETTER TO VENICE "ESPRESSO" + "CONDANNATA"
Description: 1824 letter to Venice with handwritten "ESPRESSO" as well as the terms for private delivery "CONDANNATA CENT 50 ARRIVANDO PER LE ORE 6 POMERIDIANE DI VENERDI 7 MAGGIO 1824" (50c due if it arrives by 6pm on Friday 7 May 1824) - The sender informs that the "condemned" letter sent from the Venice correspondent had arrived at 1 pm in the night. A TRULY RARE "CONDANNATA" letter well into the 1820s -- Signed Migliavacca ************** CONDANNATA (Condemned) was a postal term used in northern Italy from (approximately) the 1590s to the 1830s for letters conveyed using a private carrier for a pre-agreed sum to be paid by the addressee, as long at it was delivered within a clearly stated time-frame. Such mail was normally marked “espresso” to indicate urgent delivery and also bore a short instruction such as “Condemned to... (amount) if delivered within...(time)”. Usually, this type of mail had no postmarks unless part of the route was covered by the post office – a rare occurence. This mode of delivery was uncommon, but was tolerated by the post office for truly urgent situations.
Price: $129.00
Item Id #010895    See Details...
LOMBARDY VENETIA 10 CENTES FIRST ISSUE 1850 new!!
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: LOMBARDY VENETIA 10 CENTES FIRST ISSUE 1850 new!!
Description: LOMBARDY-VENETIA FIRST ISSUE: 10 CENTES. by Ferroni & Serone 150 pages * 17 x 24 cm IN ITALIAN AND ENGLISH HUNDREDS OF ILLUSTRATIONS INCLUDING COLOUR IN DEPTH STUDY OF THIS STAMP INCLUDING POSTAL USE AS WELL AS ALL POSSIBLE VARIATIONS AND VARIETIES A MUST FOR THE SPECIALIST WE SHIP ONLY BY AIRMAIL (allow 4 to 8 weeks for postal delivery)
Price: $88.00     Sale Price! $68.00
Item Id #011956    See Details...
1701 - LYON TO BERGAMO VIA SWITZERLAND DUE TO SPANISH SUCCESSION WAR
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1701 - LYON TO BERGAMO VIA SWITZERLAND DUE TO SPANISH SUCCESSION WAR
Description: FROM DR. MIGLIAVACCA'S CERTIFICATE: -- FRANCE – 11 January 1701, entire letter from LYON to a merchant at Bergamo (Republic of Venice). The address side of the letter shows a red crayon mark indicating postage paid at destination for delivery from the Swiss border. Red crayon marks and postal rates are typical of the Republic of Venice. The verso shows remnants of the dry seal that secured the two joining portions of the folded letter sheet. The letter was delivered by the Lyon couriers, routed via Switzerland, Geneva, Bellinzona, and Chiavenna. The traditional route via Piedmont and Milan was discontinued due to a realistic threat of hostilities stemming from the impending War of Spanish Succession. The unusually long text deals with bales of fabric that reached Lyon. The agent of the Bergamo merchant points out that one of the bales suffered from water damage due to poor packaging, it was however sold at a reduced price. In concluding, the agent elaborates about the market situation.   I have examined the above captioned letter, the address side of which is photographically reproduced* here. In my opinion, the document is genuine in all respects and in fine condition. I initialled it “GM” in pencil————— This certificate is printed on acid-free High Security paper with features that may partially show if photocopied or scanned, including microprint, watermark, hidden pantograph, erasure protection etc.  
Price: $395.00
Item Id #010250    See Details...
1811 VENICE MARITIME HEALTH MAGISTRATE hand-stamp TO NAPLES
Country: ITALY
Condition: 1811 VENICE MARITIME HEALTH MAGISTRATE hand-stamp TO NAPLES
Description: 1811-1813 WRAPPER from VENICE TO HEALTH AUTHORITY IN NAPLES showing Venice postmark and Naples Postal Administration hand-stamp. At top right the scarce boxed IL MAGISTRATO / SANITA' MARITTIMA / IN VENEZIA well struck 90% clearly readable "8" and "6" handwritten postal rates - no text as typical of correspondence from Venice where a separate sheet for correspondence was enwrapped by the sheet with the address and sealed -AISP Disinfected Mail Handbook ADMINISTRATIVE HAND-STAMP TYPE 3 - signed Migliavacca
Price: $105.00
Item Id #013940    See Details...
MILAN 1801 ENTIRE LETTER WAR MINISTER SIGNED GENERAL TEULIE
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: MILAN 1801 ENTIRE LETTER WAR MINISTER SIGNED GENERAL TEULIE
Description: NAPOLEON'S KINGDOM OF ITALY * SPLENDID SEAL OF THE WAR MINISTER and splendid text and signature * Really Impressive and top quality - Opens for display
Price: $150.00
Item Id #014184    See Details...
1842 SANT'ALESSANDRO IN COLONNA - BERGAMO Parish handstamp
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1842 SANT'ALESSANDRO IN COLONNA - BERGAMO Parish handstamp
Description: WRAPPER with Bergamo circle date stamp (cds) and PARISH OF ST ALEXANDER OF BERGAMO special hand stamp well struck - very fine and desirable
Price: $25.00
Item Id #014192    See Details...
1860 PARROCCHIA DI SAN MACARIO * PURIFICAZIONE DI MARIA VERGINE Parish
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1860 PARROCCHIA DI SAN MACARIO * PURIFICAZIONE DI MARIA VERGINE Parish
Description: GALLARATE CDS Sardo Italiano, bollo della parrocchia PARISH HANDSTAMP PARISH OF ST MACARIO, CHURCH OF THE PURIFICATION OF THE VIRGIN MARY -- signed Migliavacca
Price: $30.00
Item Id #014193    See Details...
1862 WRAPPER FROM MILAN * PARISH OF SAINTS NAZARO & CELSO
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1862 WRAPPER FROM MILAN * PARISH OF SAINTS NAZARO & CELSO
Description: PARROCCHIA DELLA BARONA (PARISH) CORPI SANTI * SAINTS NAZARO & CELSO free frank hand stamp well struck - signed by expert Dr Migliavacca
Price: $25.00
Item Id #014194    See Details...
1861 BESNATE GALLARATE PARISH OF ST MARTIN FREE FRANK HAND STAMP
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1861 BESNATE GALLARATE PARISH OF ST MARTIN FREE FRANK HAND STAMP
Description: Wrapper - sovracoperta VERY FINE - signed by expert Dr Migliavacca
Price: $22.00
Item Id #014195    See Details...
1855 WRAPPER ST JULIUS PARISH CASTELLANZA & CASTEGNATE HAND STAMP
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1855 WRAPPER ST JULIUS PARISH CASTELLANZA & CASTEGNATE HAND STAMP
Description: Sovracoperta * Wrapper * LEGNANO STRAIGHT LINE DATE STAMP and free frank handstamp CASTELLANZA & CASTEGNATE PARROCHIA DI SAN GIULIO - Extra Fine - signed Migliavacca
Price: $25.00
Item Id #014196    See Details...
1850 FREE FRANK from PARISH OF ST JAMES & ST PHILIP
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1850 FREE FRANK from PARISH OF ST JAMES & ST PHILIP
Description: ENTIRE LETTER: TRADATE date line postmark * well struck double circle of the PARISH OF LOWER VENEGONO APOSTOL SAINTS JAMES & PHILIP - signed by expert Dr Migliavacca
Price: $30.00
Item Id #014197    See Details...
1855 LETTER MILANO TO SEREGNO MILANO DATESTAMP + PIA CASA DELLI ESPOSTI
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1855 LETTER MILANO TO SEREGNO MILANO DATESTAMP + PIA CASA DELLI ESPOSTI
Description: Well struck postage free double circle of the ORPHANAGE (ABANDONED BABIES) OIA CASA DEGLI ESPOSTI (esposti = abandoned) IN MILANO - DOVE IN THE MIDDLE
Price: $18.00
Item Id #014202    See Details...
1808 ENTIRE LETTER two Lines PONTE LONGO to Venice uncommon
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1808 ENTIRE LETTER two Lines PONTE LONGO to Venice uncommon
Description: initialled in pencil by postal historian Dr. Migliavacca
Price: $24.00
Item Id #014214    See Details...
1624 ENTIRE LETTER FROM MANTUA TO VIADANA * Splendid DRY SEAL
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1624 ENTIRE LETTER FROM MANTUA TO VIADANA * Splendid DRY SEAL
Description: From the Authorities & Senate of the Duchy of Mantua - glorious dry seal PRAESES ET SENAT DUCALIS MANTUAE
Price: $350.00
Item Id #014216    See Details...
1801 TIENE TO BRESCIA
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1801 TIENE TO BRESCIA "4" (soldi) POSTAL RATE very interesting
Description: ENTIRE LETTER *** INITIALLED IN PENCIL BY POSTAL HISTORIAN DR MIGLIAVACCA
Price: $22.00
Item Id #014248    See Details...
1808 PADOVA in red to VENICE  entire letter VERY FINE
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1808 PADOVA in red to VENICE entire letter VERY FINE
Description: INITIALLED IN PENCIL BY POSTAL HISTORIAN DR MIGLIAVACCA
Price: $14.00
Item Id #014249    See Details...
1817 COMO oval to SWITZERLAND * LOCARNO  VERY FINE
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1817 COMO oval to SWITZERLAND * LOCARNO VERY FINE
Description: INITIALLED IN PENCIL BY POSTAL HISTORIAN DR MIGLIAVACCA
Price: $19.00
Item Id #014250    See Details...
1813 VICENZA DIPARTIMENTO DEL BACCHIGLIONE very fine to VENICE
Condition: 1813 VICENZA DIPARTIMENTO DEL BACCHIGLIONE very fine to VENICE
Description: ENTIRE LETTER *** NAPOLEONIC DEPARTMENT OF KINGDOM OF ITALY ***** INITIALLED IN PENCIL BY POSTAL HISTORIAN DR MIGLIAVACCA
Price: $19.00
Item Id #014251    See Details...
1832  VILLA FRANCA fancy boxing ENTIRE LETTER fine TO BRESCIA
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1832 VILLA FRANCA fancy boxing ENTIRE LETTER fine TO BRESCIA
Description: INITIALLED IN PENCIL BY POSTAL HISTORIAN DR MIGLIAVACCA
Price: $13.00
Item Id #014252    See Details...
1832  VARESE entire letter, COMO on arrival on back BOTH VERY FINE
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1832 VARESE entire letter, COMO on arrival on back BOTH VERY FINE
Description: INITIALLED IN PENCIL BY POSTAL HISTORIAN DR MIGLIAVACCA
Price: $12.00
Item Id #014253    See Details...
1812 Belluno oval red PREFETTO DELLA PIAVE 49 very fine   ENTIRE LETTER
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1812 Belluno oval red PREFETTO DELLA PIAVE 49 very fine ENTIRE LETTER
Description: LETTER FROM THE TOP AUTHORITY OF THE NAPOLEONIC DISTRICT OF THE KINGDOM OF ITALY *** INITIALLED IN PENCIL BY POSTAL HISTORIAN DR MIGLIAVACCA
Price: $20.00
Item Id #014254    See Details...
1811 Belluno oval PREFETTO DELLA PIAVE 49 very fine   ENTIRE LETTER
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1811 Belluno oval PREFETTO DELLA PIAVE 49 very fine ENTIRE LETTER
Description: LETTER FROM THE TOP AUTHORITY OF THE NAPOLEONIC DISTRICT OF THE KINGDOM OF ITALY *** INITIALLED IN PENCIL BY POSTAL HISTORIAN DR MIGLIAVACCA
Price: $24.00
Item Id #014255    See Details...
1827 SAN VITO Wrapper Sovracoperta to UDINE very fine
Country: LOMBARDY VENETIA
Condition: 1827 SAN VITO Wrapper Sovracoperta to UDINE very fine
Description: INITIALLED IN PENCIL BY POSTAL HISTORIAN DR MIGLIAVACCA
Price: $12.00
Item Id #014256    See Details...