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2004-11-09
The Dr. Robert LeBow Collection, Part 1: Foreign Countries
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Sale Number 885, Lot Number 2004, Courier Mail and Early Postal Systems1408, Post Horse Embossed Seal of Ferrara-Venice Route, Bergamascan Couriers, 1408, Post Horse Embossed Seal of Ferrara-Venice Route, Bergamascan Couriers1408, Post Horse Embossed Seal of Ferrara-Venice Route, Bergamascan Couriers. Folded letter dated Jan. 11, 1408, from Ferrara with wafer seal of Niccolo d'Este, Ruler of Venice, albino embossed seal of Post Horse at lower right (shaded in pencil for display), small hole in address portion of letter not affecting seal, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

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The Dr. Robert LeBow Collection, Part 1: Foreign Countries
 
Sale Number 885, Lot Number 2023, Courier Mail and Early Postal Systemsca. 1550, Italian Estafette Waybill, ca. 1550, Italian Estafette Waybillca. 1550, Italian Estafette Waybill. Endorsed "Volando" (fast) with Crosses, Stirrup and Gallows, from Alexandria (Piedmont) to Pavia (Lombardy), departure, transit and arrival times noted, Very Fine

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Sale Number 885, Lot Number 2071, Pre-Stamp Postal Markings by CountryITALY, 1769, Horse Handstamp of Bologna, ITALY, 1769, Horse Handstamp of BolognaITALY, 1769, Horse Handstamp of Bologna. Folded letter datelined Stellata, July 3, 1769, to Bologna with full mostly clear strike of Horse handstamp, ms. "3" rate, Very Fine, the Horse is one of four different "Beasts of Bologna" (Large Lion, Small Lion, Jackass and Horse), a group of markings applied to letters delivered in Bologna and believed to have been applied by local postmen -- of the four designs, the Horse is reputed to be the rarest

E. 500-750
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Sale Number 885, Lot Number 2091, Stamped Mail by CountryITALY, 1819-20, 15c, 50c "Cavallini" Lettersheets, ITALY, 1819-20, 15c, 50c "Cavallini" LettersheetsITALY, 1819-20, 15c, 50c "Cavallini" Lettersheets. Two, one with 15c Horse & Rider handstamp in blue on 1819 folded letter from Turin, Sardinia, other with 50c Horse & Rider blind embossed seal on 1820 folded letter from Sardinia to Torino, Very Fine, these Sardinian prepaid lettersheets pre-date Great Britain's Mulready by 21 years

E. 500-750
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