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Tel Aviv Stamps Ltd.

lot # 13 - THE AUSTRIAN POST

Price: $ 6,000.00
Tuesday Oct 29, 2019 20:00 Asia/Jerusalem
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Rarity: Austrian Lloyd Agency in Jerusalem, Palestine Ca. 1854, Entire letter from HEBRON to Ancona, written in Sephardic Hebrew ("Hatzi Kolmus" - half quill) and bilingually addressed to Rabbi David Bivanti in Ancona, Papal States, struck on despatch in Jerusalem with oval framed sunburst "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / GERUSALE / ME" in Green ink (only 2 Green pmks recorded), a very fine strike for this rare handstamp. Reverse with manuscript '40' (soldi, prepaid until port in Italy) and obverse with manuscript '6' applied on arrival for the amount due in Bajocchi for domestic delivery. Content depicts the misery of the Hebron Jewish community and the urgent need for support from the Ancona community, signed by 3 Rabbis of Hebron R. Mosh Feirera, R. Mosh David Kimhi & R. Refael Israel Elyakim; small tear at top o/w vf & Extremely Rare

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