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Auction Date: July 16th - 18th, 2024

Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc.
21 West 38th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10018-2246
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Starting prices will be determined at the auctioneer's esteem using reference estimate prices.
The purchase price payable by the buyer will be the sum of the final bid and a commission of 18% of the final bid (“buyer’s  premium”), together with any sales tax, use tax or customs duties due on the ...more

Starting prices will be determined at the auctioneer's esteem using reference estimate prices.
The purchase price payable by the buyer will be the sum of the final bid and a commission of 18% of the final bid (“buyer’s  premium”), together with any sales tax, use tax or customs duties due on the sale.

Lot 5701 Philippines US Administration

Description

Philippines, 1789, "Franca Azas" Cover from Manila to Rome, Italy. Exceptionally bold postmaster's strike on folded letter datelined "Manila 17 Luglio 1789", addressed to Rome, Italy, Belletti correspondence, strong strike of red "FILIPINAS" straightline handstamp indicating origin, cover with some internal hinge strengthening along folds EXTREMELY FINE STRIKES OF THE POSTMASTER'S HANDSTAMP AND "FILIPINAS" MARKINGS ON EARLY COVER FROM MANILA TO ROME, ITALY. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST STRIKEs OF THE less than a dozen examples thought to exist. As briefly mentioned in the letter, mail was sent to Europe via Mexico and through the Spanish Antilles. The red "Filipinas" marking indicated the origin of the cover

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Estimated price

3000.00 USD
(app. 2790 EUR)

End date of bidding:

Thursday July 18th, 2024, 08:30 EDT

Current Auction Time (MET): Monday 22nd 2024 July 2024 - 05:13