Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

Sale 3051 - Part III - The Dr. Julius Schachter Collection of Disinfected Mails
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    AUSTRIA, 1831 Folded Letter Wien to Milan, nice strike of "Sanita Pontebba/ Netto di fuori/ Sporcodideutro" oval handstamp applied at Pontebba (Venice Province), equally nice strike of a Wien dispatch marking, partial embossed seal on back, Very Fine; this Pontebba marking not listed in Meyer
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    Lot# : 3302 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    AUSTRIA; 1851 Brody to Wurzburg, folded letter endorsed "pr Wien", oval "Brody in Galitz" handstamp, disinfection punch marks, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3303 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    AUSTRIA DISINFECTED MAILS COLLECTION, 1802/82, 27 covers mostly of the 1820s/40s with assorted disinfection markings, cachets, slits, fumigating discoloration, etc. mostly applied at the Semlin disinfection station (present day Zemun just outside Belgrade in Serbia), primarily covers addressed to Italy or France (Genova, Venice, Milan, Lyon, etc.) but also note Vienna, Verviers, Paris, Trieste, Falkirk (England), originating from Constantinople, Beirut, Smyrna, Odessa, etc., usual mixed condition but a Fine selection
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    Lot# : 3304 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    CANADA; 1934 Cover to USA, addressed to passenger on "S.S.American Trader" in NY City, large "FUMIGATED" handstamp along with the 2-line ship handstamp. backstamped framed "Sent to Ship at Quarantine/ Sep 1 1934" and another strike of the ship handstamp, #197 (damaged) tied by Brantford Ont Aug 29 1934 machine cancel, with original enclosure, some typical "toning", Fine and scarce
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    Lot# : 3305 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    COLOMBIA; c.1917/18 Cover to Paris, commercial cover with cigarette ad on backflap, #342 pair franking with pen cancel and tied by light but legible strike of framed "LAZARETO DE CONTRATACION- SERVICIO MEDICAL/ OFICINA DE DESINFECCION/ DEPATMENTO DE SANTANDER" handstamp, partial machine cancel backstamp, slight bit of postal wear, Fine use; pictured in Meyer on page 321
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    Lot# : 3306 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    COLOMBIA; 1919 Cover to Paris, with framed "Republica de Colombia/ Lazareto de Contatacion/ SERVICIO MEDICO/ DISENFECTADO AL AUTOCLAVE" handstamp, #343 tied by "Colombia Contatacion AGR 17 1919" cds, Paris 31 V 1919 arrival cancel slightly overlaps cachet, bit of postal wear, some light aging and a sealed break upper right corner but still Fine and scarce
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    Lot# : 3307 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    COLOMBIA; 1928 Cover to USA, with fair strike of "Republica de Colombia/ LAZARETO DE CONTRATACION/ SERVICIO MEDICO/ Contratacion Disenfectado al Autoclave" handstamp with two other light and partially struck disinfection handstamps, #396 tied by light boxed handstamp, backstamped Baranquilla 29 Sept 1928, overall Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3308 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; 1901 Registered Cover to Puerto Rico, nice strike of large "Disinfected." handstamp (applied at Ponce) at upper left, franking on both sides tied by light Puerto Plata cancels, registry handstamp at lower left, backstamped Ponce Aug 29 1901, cover open three sides and essentially reattached along the top edge, typical faults, a Fine use; pictured in Meyer on page 322
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    Lot# : 3309 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; 1901 Registered Cover to Puerto Rico, with bold strike of small "Disinfected" handstamp, #115-16 tied by Puerto Plata Oct 24 1901 and grids cancels, registry handstamp, backstamped San Juan Puerto Rico Oct 30 1901, cover opened at right and with some small faults, clipped lower right corner, Fine and scarce
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    Lot# : 3310 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; 1935 Cover to USA, addressed to passsenger on "s/s Normandie" in NY City, nice strike of framed "SENT TO QUARANTINE" handstamp., #296 tied by Santo Domingo Ago 5 1935 cancel, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3311 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    EGYPT; 1844/45 Alexandria to Malta, two folded letters to the same address, each with Alexandrie cds (different types), disinfection slits and a "PURIFEE AU LAZARET/ MALTE" handstamp, one marked "P.P." and the other with an ms "5" due marking, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3312 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    FRANCE; 1828 to Naples via Marseille, folded letter sheet with oval "INTERDANCE SANITre DE MARSEILLE" oval handstamp and on the back side the oval "BUREAU DE MARSEILLE/ SANTE PUBLIQUE" handstamp over the letter-line (both markings Meyer page 140), assorted cancels, ratings and cachets, Very Fine and attractive
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    Lot# : 3313 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    FRANCE; 1847 Marseille to Naples, folded letter sheet with plethora of markings including oval "INTENDANCE SANITre DE MARSEILLE" (Meyer page 140) plus a scarce round "INTENDANCE SANITAIRE MARSEILLE" (Meyer page 140) on back side over letter-join, "Marseille 9 Mars 47" dispatch cds, backstamped Antibes (16 Mars) and Naples (17 Mar), Very Fine and attractive
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    Lot# : 3314 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    FRANCE; 1847 to Naples via Marseille, folded letter sheet with light strike of oval "INTERDANCE SANITre DE MARSEILLE" handstamp and on the back side the Arms cachet with similar inscription, couple of disinfection slits, a bold red Naples receiving mark partially obscures the disinfection mark, nice "Corrispa F Sta Da Genova" handstamp upper right, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3315 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    FRANCE - OFFICES IN TURKEY; 1844 Cover Constantinople to Genova, Constantinople 5 Fevr cds and small boxed "PD", ms "Via Livorno" (red backstamp), very nice strike of circular "PURIFE AU LAZARET/ MALTE" handstamp with disinfection slots, manuscript arrival due marking crossed out, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3316 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    GERMAN STATES - THURN & TAXIS; 1831 Cover to Montpellier (France), a worn and quite fragile folded letter (excellent strikes, though) straight-line "T.T.R. 4/ Hambourg", heavily disinfected, scarce red oval "Gereinigt in Frankfort M" (Meyer page 168), boxed "Allemagne Par Strasbourg", a Fine and rare cover; ex-Meyer
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    Lot# : 3317 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    GERMANY; Topen Post Office; Oval "Konigl. Bayrische Contumaz Anstalt Topen", nice strike of handstamp handstamp on back side of a partial folded 1851 document from Halle to Nurnberg, couple of official handstamps on address side, Fine; mentioned in Meyer on pg 160
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    Lot# : 3318 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    German 19th Century Cholera and Disease Documents, Pamphlets and Newspaper/ Magazine Announcements, stack of mostly 1830s/50s announcements though do note an edict from 1681 concerning prevention of introducing a contagion into Braunschweig and some 18th century items, pamphlets, circulars, official notices, cholera notices in numerous issues of "Allgemeine Zeitung", official cholera reports, official bulletins concerning Asiatic cholera, etc., usual mixed condition but an outstanding archive for the researcher (knowledge of German essential); some ex-Meyer
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    Lot# : 3319 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    GREECE; 1838 Constantinople to Syra folded letter (in English) datelined "Constantinople 19th April 1838", indistinct black Lloyd handstamp at lower left, backstamped Syra 12 April 1938 and poor/fair strike (as usual) of "Health Office at Syra" (translated) hanstamp {Meyer page 173-74), Fine
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    Lot# : 3320 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    GREECE; 1845 Athens to Paris, folded letter datelined "Athenes le 18/30 Mai 1845", blue Athens 19 May dispatch cancel, disinfection slits plus double circle "PURIFIE AU LAZARET/ MALTE" handstamp, red "Grece/ Marseille 15 Mai 45" transit, fresh and Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3321 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    GREECE (SYRA); 1849 Hermoupolis to Trieste, folded letter with Austrian PO in Canea 2-line "Canei/ Dic 7" and "Franca" handstamps, disinfection slits applied at Syra certified by green crowned arms and lions cachet applied on back side inscribed "YGEIONOMEION SYRAS" ("Health of Syras"), Fine use (see Meyer page 174)
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    Lot# : 3322 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    HAITI; 1901 Registered Cover to USA, #64 (3), 57 (3), 61 tied by "Port-De-Paix 5 Dec 01" cancels, framed "R" registry handstamp, small "Disinfected" handstamp, backstamped Cap Haitien, NY City and Chicago, clipped lower left corner, Fine use
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    Lot# : 3323 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    INDIA; 1844 Calcutta to Bordeaux via Alexandria and Marseille, folded letter datelined "Calcutta 16 Novembre 1844", neat "Alexandrie 29 Dec 48" transit cancel plus red boxed "Paquebots De La Mediteranee" handstamp, disinfected at Marseille with two vertical slits and a 2-line "PURIFIE LAZARET/ MARSEILLE" handstamp (Meyer page 140, subtype A) on the back over letter-join, Bordeaux 30 Dec 44 backstamp, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3324 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    INDIA; 1897 Peshawar City to Bakhara via Odessa, tri-lingual printed envelope with #38 block of seven affixed and tied on back side by Peshawar City cancels with an additional partially struck boxed handstamp on address side, Bakhara arrival cancel, address side with straight-line "OBESZZARASHENO" ("cleaned") handstamp (Meyer type 1), cover open three sides for display and with some typical wear plus a pinhole, Fine use
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    Lot# : 3325 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    INDIA; 1900 Bangalore to "HMS Royal Sovereign/ Mediterranean Squadron", 1a postal stationery envelope with Bangalore 15 AU 00 cancel, backstamped "DISINFECTED/ LAZARETTO-MALTA 3 Sep 1900" which partially overlaps an oval Valletta Malta receiving cancel, small portion of backflap missing Fine use; mentioned and the cancels pictured in Meyer, page 281rnHMS Royal Sovereign was a Royal Sovereign-class battleship of the Royal Navy, the lead ship of the class, and the largest warship in the world at the time of her construction.
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    Lot# : 3326 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - LOMBARDY-VENETIA 1717/94 Disinfected Covers Assortment, seven covers with assorted cancels, cachets and markings on incoming covers, mostly different types of Venetian "LETTERE DA MARE" handstamps, typical mixed condition but an overall Very Fine assortment
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    Lot# : 3327 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - LOMBARDY-VENETIA; 1835 Venice to Bologna, folded letter with rare circled "PONTELAGO.RO/ NETTA FUORI/ E/ DENTRO" ("RO" above "GO") on backside across letter-join, red oval "Venezia Franco" and black "Regno Lombardo Veneto" on address side, Bologna backstamp, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3328 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - MODENA; "Uffizio/ Di/ Disinfezione/ In' Reggio" disinfection label with border consisting of a series of zig-zag lines with heart scrolls (Meyer page 230, Type II) affixed on 1855 (?) folded letter to Reggio with printed "Il Medico/ Dell; Ospedale De' Cholerosi" heading, disinfection slits, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3329 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - MODENA; "Uffizio/ Di/ Disinfezione/ In' Reggio" disinfection label with border consisting of a series of four rods with bulbous ends (Meyer page 231, type IV) affixed on a folded letter to Reggio with the label applied on arrival, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3330 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - MODENA; 1855 "Uffizio/ Di/ Disinfezione/ In' Reggio" disinfection label with border consisting of a series of loops (Meyer page 230, Type I) affixed on a small document dated 12 Feb 1855, Very Fine and scarce as most Type I labels were used in 1854
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    Lot# : 3331 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - MODENA; 1855 Mirandola Locally Addressed folded letter with nice strike of "UFF SANITA/ DI SOCCORSO/ IN MIRANDOLA" oval cachet, Very Fine and scarce
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    Lot# : 3332 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - MODENA; 1855 Mirandola Locally Addressed folded letter with manuscript "Spedale Comunale De Cholerosi" at the upper right, Very Fine and rare
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    Lot# : 3333 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - MODENA; 1807/55 Disinfected Covers Selection, 15 covers or documents, nice assortment of disinfection slits, cachets and markings and including four items with the "UFFIZIO DI DISINFEZIONE IN REGGIO" label (3 different types), also includes 1854 cover to Reggio with Roman States 5b canceled by Cross of Ferrara, 1836 health certificate with a medical inspection cachet, 1855 printed health bulletin listing number of cholera cases etc., usual mixed condition but a Fine assortment; some ex-Meyer
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    Lot# : 3334 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - PAPAL STATES; 1831 Genova to Napoli, folded letter, Papal Arms cachet with 2-line "NETTA FUORI/ E SPORCA DENTRO" on the front side (usually on back), red Genova cancel, stained from disinfection, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3335 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - PAPAL STATES; 1836 Ancona to Imola, folded letter with bold "Ancona" straight-line, disinfection slits and with framed "FIUME:ESIN-SANITA/ NETTO/ DENTRO E FUORI" (Meyer page 207, type A1) on backside along with a "25 Noviembre" arrival date stamp, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3336 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - PAPAL STATES, 1836 Ancona Official Document, addressed to Monte Marciano with bold strike of "Ancona" straight-line, disinfection slits and back side with nice strike of framed "Comitato di Salute/ Pubblica/ DELLA CITTA E PROVINCIA/ DI ANCONA" handstamp (small part excised out on opening; Meyer page 201, type 5) with an oval "OSIMO DISINFETTATA" handstamp (Meyer page 209, type 1), both cachets on the letter-line, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3337 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - PAPAL STATES; 1836 Fiume-Esino to Sinigaglia, folded letter with bold "Ancona" straight-line and "FIUME ESINO/ SPORCO DENTRO/ SANITA NETTO FUORI" cachet (Meyer page 207, type 2), the same applied twice on the backside with additional framed "Comitato di Salute/ Pubblica/ DELLA CITTA E PROVINCIA/ DI ANCONA" handstamp (Meyer page 201, type 5), backside with two additional strikes of oval "NETTO DENTRO E FUORI" handstamp of Senegaglia (Meyer page 212, type A), Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3338 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - PAPAL STATES; 1837 Rome to Pesaro, folded letter with disinfection slits and lightly struck Roma postmark and a 2-line "9 Settembre" handstamp (also on back), nice strike of oval "PESARO/ NETTA DENTRO E/ FUORI" handstamp (Meyer page 209, type 2), backside with crowned "NETTA/ DENTRO E FUORI" handstamp (Meyer page 221-22, Main Type II), Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3339 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - PAPAL STATES 1806/70 Disinfection Letters, Documents and Certificates Collection, 40 covers, folded letters and documents with a wide array of disinfection slits, punches, cachets and markings on incoming and transiting items, majority Ancona or Bologna related, note 1850 incoming from Brescia with Lombardy-Venetia 30c franking and Bologna disinfection cachet, 1856 folded official letter to Marienano with Papal Arms cachet and Rimini oval disinfection cachet, etc., usual mixed condition but a Fine lot for the specialist
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    Lot# : 3340 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

    ITALY - SARDINIA 1829/50 Disinfected Covers Assortment, seven incoming covers from Constantinople, Odessa, or other parts of Italy with assorted disinfection markings, cachets, slits, punches, etc., Fine selection
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    Lot# : 3341 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY - TUSCANY 1818/56 Disinfected Letters Group, 10 incoming or transit through covers (including Tunis, Athens, Paris, Smyrna, Sicily) with variety of mostly Livorno cachets and markings, punch holes, etc., some stained from fumigation, usual mixed condition but a Fine assortment
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    Lot# : 3342 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY; 1825/52 Enclosures, nine with various Health Office cachets including oval "Mola Di Gacta and Giulia", large "Pescara" straightline, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3343 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY; 1837 Livorno to Marseille, folded letter (some mending) datelined "Livorno 17 Mai 1837", with two vertical disinfection slits applied in Marseille along with struck with "Purifee a Marseille" handstamp on back (Meyer Page 139), nice strike of an illustrated ship cachet on address side along with a Marseille cds and boxed "Pays D' Outremer" entry handstamp, Fine and attractive
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    Lot# : 3344 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY; 1883 Document to Naples. printed circular "Lazaretto di Nisida/ UFFICIO DI PORTO/ DEL CIRCONDARIO MARITTIMO DI Napoli" (part printed/ part manuscript) dated Aug 15 1883, address side with near-perfect strike of black framed "R. POSTE/ * / LAZZARETTO NISIDA" handstamp (Meyer page 244), also a strike of the "LAZZARETTO DI NISIDA" cachet on each side, Napoli 15 Ago 83 arrival cancel, some light aging anda light vertical bend at right edge, Fine
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    Lot# : 3345 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY; 1884 Nisida to Naples, foldwed printed document with "Nisida 16 Gen 84" cds and nice strike of "LAZZARETTO DI NISIDA" cachet, vertical fold at right edge, still Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3346 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY (ISTRIA); 1763 Muggia to Venice, folded letter sheet with enclosure dated June 29 1763, excellent strike of framed "LETTERE DA MARE" handstamp struck on arrival indicating disinfection of ship mail, Very Fine (Meyer page 264)
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    Lot# : 3347 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY (ISTRIA); 1787 Rovigno to Venice, folded letter sheet with enclosure dated Jan 7 1787, nice strike of oval "LETTERE DA MARE VENEZIA" handstamp applied on arrival denoting disinfection of ship's mail, 25mm internal break in the address portion, still Very Fine (Meyer page 264)
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    Lot# : 3348 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    ITALY (ISTRIA); 1794 Veglia to Venice, folded letter sheet addressed to the Council Magistrate of Mercantile Affairs in Venice, with enclosure dated June 15 1794, bold strike of "LETTERE DA MARE/ V" on arrival showing disinfection, Very Fine and scarce (see Meyer page 264)
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    Lot# : 3349 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

    ITALY - Disinfected Letter Assortment, 17 items mostly from the Papal States with nice array of cachets, slits, etc., some additional Taranto, Modena, and even one from Corfu, Fine group
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    Lot# : 3350 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    RUSSIA; 1837 Odessa to Genova, folded letter, back side with nice strike (split during opening) of "Cleaned During the Cordoning Off of the City of Odessa" (Meyer page 291, translated) with accompanying disinfection slits and punches and resulting light staining, light Odessa origin cancel on back, Milan red "LT" in oval plus ms "53" (5 lire 30cms) due, additional ms "Netta di Fiore" of second disinfection at Brody (see Meyer page 291-92), Fine and scarce
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    Lot# : 3351 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    TURKEY(?); 1833 to Trieste, folded letter dateline "10 8ber 1833" (indistinct town name) with nice strike of italicized "Gerauchert vom Contumaz-Amt/ zu SEMLIN 228ber 1833" (Fumigated by the Quarantine Office at Semlin; Meyer type 2), also "Trieste 31 October" arrival handstamp and a nearly intact red wax seal (Meyer type XI), Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3352 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    TURKEY; 1835 Smyrna to Genova, folded letter datelined "Smirna 10 Febbr 1835", back side with nice strike of "Gerauchert vom Contumaz-Amt/ zu SEMLIN 1 Marz 183" (Fumigated by the Quarantine Office at Semlin), nearly intact Meyer type XI red wax seal, Very Fine (mention in Meyer page 71)
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    Lot# : 3353 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    TURKEY; 1844 Smyrna to Rolle, Switzerland folded letter with "Smyrna Turquie 29 Aout 1844" cancel, red boxed "Paquebots de La Mediterranee" handstamp, nice strike of "PURIFE AU LAZARET/ MALTE" handstamp with accompanying disinfection slits, ms "68" (6 lire 80 cms), multiple backstamps indicating routing through France with a Rolle 14 Sept 44 arrival, Very Fine and choice
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    Lot# : 3354 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    TURKEY; 1845 Constantinople to Genova, folded letter with Constantinople 27 Sept 45 cds, disinfection slits and nice strike of "PURIFIE AU LAZARET/ MALTE" handstamp adjacent to "Livorno/ Via Di Mare/ C" marking, backstamped Livorno 10 Ott 1845 alongside a red "12.8BRE" marking, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3355 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    TURKEY; 1849 Cover Constantinople to Odessa, folded letter datelined "Constantinople 4/16 Sept 1849", sent via the Russia Post Office with a very lightly struck date cancel, disinfected upon arrival in Odessa by slitting and with punch holes, partial strike of oval "DISINFECTED IN ODESSA/ QAURANTINE * 17 SEPT 1849" (translated) handstamped on the back side, some typical discoloration, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3356 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    TURKEY; 1852 Constantinople to Trieste, folded letter with Constinople cds, back side with nice strike of "NETU DIFUORA ET DIDENTRO" cachet applied at Semlin with its accompanying date stamp, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3357 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1825 New Orleans to Cette (France) via Bordeaux where it was disinfected as evidenced by the light staining and two diagonal slits, folded letter datelined "New Orleans 7 Juillet 1827" with lightly struck "Colonies/ Par Nantes" entry handstamp, "21 Sept 1827" backstamp, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3358 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; Letter from "USS John Adams/ Port Mahon/ September 1st 1832", addressed to "Commander Daniel J Patterson/ Commanding US Naval Forces/ Mediterranean" and asks for permission for another officer to return to the US, numerous disinfection punch holes, Very FinernPort Mahon is the capital and second largest city of Menorca, part of the archipelago and autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Mahón has one of the longest natural harbors in the world.rnThe USS John Adams was originally built in 1799 as a frigate for the US Navy, converted to a corvette in 1809, and later converted back to a frigate in 1830. Named for President John Adams, she fought in the Quasi-War, the First and Second Barbary Wars, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. John Adams joined the Mediterranean Squadron in 1831 as a frigate.
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    Lot# : 3359 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1878 Cover New Orleans to Virginia, 3c Green (damaged) tied by "New Orleans Sep 3" (1878) cancel on envelope with two prominent rows of disinfection punch holes which also affect the accompanying original letter and newspaper clipping enclosure which gives mortality figures on that year's yellow fever outbreak, Fine use
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    Lot# : 3360 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1879 Iowa to Florida and Forwarded, 3c Green tied by "Council Bluffs Iowa Dec 12 1879 cds, addressed to a US Navy doctor in Pensacola Fla and forwarded to Newport RI, blue Warrington Fla Dec 17 transit cds, "DISINFECTED" handstamp in blue plus two rows of disinfection punch holes, cover with some small faults but still Fine and unusual combination of handstamp and punch holes
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    Lot# : 3361 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1888 Cover Florida to NY City, Matanzas Fla duplex cancel ties #213 on envelope which is open three sides (intact at left), few rows of disinfection punches which also affect the enclosures which are datelined "Matanzas (Fla) Sept 1888", backstamped NY City 9-17-88, envelope some typical discoloration, Fine use
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    Lot# : 3362 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1888 Domestic Cover, #210 tied by "Haines City Fla Oct 8 1888" duplex cancel, addressed to Dubuque Iowa (Oct 12 backstamp), couple rows of disinfection punch holes, bit roughly opened at right with bit of upper right corner missing, Fine use
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    Lot# : 3363 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1903 Cover San Francisco to Siberia, #279B single and pair tied by San Francisco Mar 11 1903 machine cancel, ms "Via Japan:, 3-line "20 CTMS T" due marking, nice strike of Russian "OBESZZARASHENO" ("cleaned") handstamp (Meyer type 2), backstamped Yokohama, Nagasaki and two different Russian transit/ arrival postmarks, stamps with some faults due to placement, Fine use
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3364 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1909 Domestic Postcard, 1c Green tied on postcard by "Mont Alto Aug 21 1909" duplex, "DISINFECTED" handstamp in the message portion, card with some minor faults, Fine
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    Lot# : 3365 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1910 Domestic Photo Postcard, 1c Green tied by Mont Alto Pa Apr 6 1910 duplex, red "DISINFECTED" handstamp, Very Fine; In the beginning of the 20th century, Mont Alto contained one of the largest sanatoriums in the area for treatment of tuberculosis
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    Lot# : 3366 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; Mont Airy Pa "DISINFECTED" Handstamp on Postcards, 5 cards (including one photo card of the sanatorium) with 1910/12 postmarks tying a 1c Green, each with a "DISINFECTED" handstamp, some minor flaws but overall Fine selection
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3367 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1912 Domestic Photo Postcard, Mont Alto Pa Nov 28 1912 duplex cancel ties 1c Green to "Thanksgiving Greetings" postcard addressed to Philadelphia, stamp also tied by snmall black "DISINFECTED" handstamp, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3368 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1913 Cover from "U.S.S. Ohio" to Michigan, 2c Carmine tied on envelope by "U.S.S. Ohio Dec 26 1913" hand cancel, couple horizontal rows of disinfection punch holes, horizontal crease across the bottom, Fine use; rnUSS Ohio (BB-12), a Maine-class pre-dreadnought battleship, was commissioned into the fleet in October 1904. Ohio initially served in the Asiatic Fleet, from 1905 to 1907, then joined the Great White Fleet for its world cruise, which lasted until early 1909. When this cover was mailed, she was serving with the Atlantic Fleet conducting peacetime training routines.
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    Lot# : 3369 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1913 Domestic Picture Postcard, 1c Green tied on card showing the local Catholic Church by "Cresson Pa Apr 7 1913" cancel, small "DISINFECTED" handstamp below address, card with some corner creases, Fine use; the Cresson Sanatorium was one of the earlier sanatoriums and once housed TB patients seeking relief and recuperation, it later transitioned into a state hospital and then a state prison.
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    Lot# : 3370 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1917 Domestic Use Cover, 1c Green pair tied on envelope by "Minneapolis Minn Feb 28 1917" machine cancel, light strike of boxed "DISINFECTED" handstamp, bit roughly opened at right, Fine use
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    Lot# : 3371 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1920 Cover Locally Addressed Cover, small envelope with a "Pittsburgh, Pa Mar 19 1920" machine cancel tying 2c Carmine, backside with bold "DISINFECTED" handstamp, stamp with some small faults due to placement, Fine
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3372 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 1920 Cover Locally Addressed Cover, envelope with Pittsburgh Feb 17, 1920 machine cancel tying 2c Carmine, backside with "DISINFECTED" handstamp, Fine use
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    Lot# : 3373 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES; 2001/2006 Anthrax Irradiated Cover Collection, approx 90 covers mostly addressed to various government workers in Washington DC including group with clipped corners, most addressed to the Dept of Energy (man to the Secretary) with "Received/ Mail Sanitized" handstamp, some with a 2-line "MAIL SANITIZED" handstamp, Fine group
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3374 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES - HAWAII; 1895 Honolulu to NY City, "Honolulu Oct 2 1895" duplex ties #76 to envelope with drug company cc, top right and bottom left corners clipped, backstamped San Francisco and NY City, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3375 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNIITED STATES - HAWAII; 1899 Kahului (Maui) to Honolulu, #80 pair tied by blue "Kahului Maui Dec 21 99" double-circle cancel, backstamped Honolulu Dec 23, opened at left with bottom left corner clipped, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3376 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES - HAWAII; 1900 Cover Honolulu to Sprecklesville, Maui, printed commercial envelope (Alexander & Baldwin cc) with #81 tied by "Honolulu Feb 9 1900" duplex, corners clipped to fumigate against bubonic plague, Very Fine, illustrated in Meyer (page 320); ex-Meyer; Honolulu Advertiser
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3377 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    UNITED STATES - HAWAII; 1900 Honululu to Sprecklesville (Maui), #80 pair tied on envelope by "Honolulu Ja 5 1900 duplex cancels, top left and bottom right corners clipped, Very Fine
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    Lot# : 3378 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    Disinfected Mail - The Balance of a Lifelong Collection, approx 60 mostly 1820s/50s covers and a few documents with an exceptional range of disinfection markings, cachets, disinfection slits and punches from authorities of the Austrian Empire, France, Germany, Russia, Malta and primarily the Italian area, also includes some "Disinfected" markings on US covers of the 1910s and a 1917 "Quarantine Station/ Dabia Krakau I Abt Fur Militar" WW I period handstamp on postcard, usual mixed condition but an overall Fine lot worthy of careful viewing
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3379 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    Disinfected Mail Collection, 1830s/1910s, approx 70 covers in a binder, mostly Italian related but including five of the various Austrian WW I period "Desinfiziert" markings, assorted disinfection markings, cachets, slits/ punches, fumigation stains, etc., note 1860 to Stockholm with Roman States 5b franking, usual mixed condition but a Fine foundation collection of this challenging area
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3380 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    Disinfected Mail Collection, 1813/97, 32 covers in one of Dr. Meyer's "Disinfected Mail" binders, nice range of disinfection markings of the Mediterranean region plus an 1897 "Disinfected" dated handstamp of NY City, others include framed "Desinficirt" of Hannover (pictured in Meyer page 162), straight-line "Purifee a Toulon" on cover to London, 1833 cover from Martinique to Bordeaux with "Purifee a Marseille" handstamp, five covers with the "Purifie Aui Lazaret/ Malte" handstamp, few Papal States related, etc., usual mixed condition but a Fine and useful selection
    Start Price : 600.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3381 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

    Disinfected Mail and European Plague Literature, naturally a well -sed collector's copy of Meyer "Disinfected Mail" with some supplements plus Cipolla "Public Health & the Medical Profession in the Renaissance", Cipolla "Cristofano and the Plague - A Study in the History of Public Health in the Age of Galileo", Hughes ""Mediterranean, Malta or Undulant Fever" "(1897, ex-Meyer), Carnevale-Mauzan "La Purification Des Letteres en France et a Malte" (in French, c.1960, ex-Meyer), Dal Gian "I Timbri Postali/ Ed I/ Tagli Delli Soldi 4 Per Lettera Della Repubblica Di Venezia" (in Italian, 1950), couple of books on German (1840) and Spanish/ Portuguese (1810) postal routes and maps (these maps are usually cut out from the books), finally a folder with tracings of various disinfected mail markings and cachets, typical collector use, Fine group
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3382 Worldwide "Disinfected" Mails

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    European Cholera and Disease Documents, primarily 19th century English and Austrian items including few Austrian Cholera epidemic pamphlets of the 1850s/60s, English "An Act for Making Further Provision for the Effectual Performance of Quarantine" of 1805 *86 pages plus an index and appendix), also English "An Appeal to the People of Great Britain on the State of Medicine in England, and of Military Medical Arrangements in the Army and Navy." (partial 48 page document probably of the late 1700s), mixed condition, Fine group
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
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