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  • Andre

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    Thank you Andre



    As always your help it is very important.
    The provenience of the letter it is from Archive of Angiolini and Frangini in Florence 1701-1740 sold at the auction galleries of Christie's on 30 October 1984. I believe that this is the origin
  • Hedy

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    Thank you Andre



    As always your help it is very important.
    The provenience of the letter it is from Archive of Angiolini and Frangini in Florence 1701-1740 sold at the auction galleries of Christie's on 30 October 1984. I believe that this is the origin
  • Hedy

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    Dear Hedy,

    I have a similar letter of 1733 and there are several other from this correspondence known which are discolored probably by immersion. Apart from the great Plague of Marseille (1720/22) Europe was free of plague for at least the first three…
  • Andre

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    A number "2" it is written under the wax seal. This means two kreutzer charged for disinfection.
  • Andre

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    Dear Hedy,

    I have a similar letter of 1733 and there are several other from this correspondence known which are discolored probably by immersion. Apart from the great Plague of Marseille (1720/22) Europe was free of plague for at least the first three…
  • Hedy

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    Letter sent from Lipsia to Florence, 1730. Can somebody help with the place of disinfection?
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  • Hedy

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    A number "2" it is written under the wax seal. This means two kreutzer charged for disinfection.
  • Andre

    Liked Hedy’s post in the thread ARNHEM.
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    Letter sent from Lucerne to Den Haag, disinfected at Arnhem quarantine. The purification was confirmed with the red cachet GEZUIVERD, dimensions 42 X 5 mm.
    Because of the secession of Belgium, Arnhem was also the frontier office for mail from France,
  • Hedy

    Posted the thread ARNHEM.
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    Letter sent from Lucerne to Den Haag, disinfected at Arnhem quarantine. The purification was confirmed with the red cachet GEZUIVERD, dimensions 42 X 5 mm.
    Because of the secession of Belgium, Arnhem was also the frontier office for mail from France,
  • Andre

    Liked Hedy’s post in the thread ALEKSINAC AND SEMLIN.
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    ALEKSINAC AND SEMLIN (Zemun) disinfection. Letter from Veles (12 September 1856) to Pest sent by Aromanian trade post office, manual annotation on the reverse. It passed through Serbian quarantine in Aleksinac at entrance to Serbia and Austrian…