£140 - £180
CRETE (Austrian P.O) 1864 Austrian Italy Arms issue 15 soldi brown P.9½, two examples used on cover to Beirut cancelled by CANEA/3 GIUG despatch h/stamp in black. Reverse with 'Lloyd Agenzie/Smirne' transit c.d.s. (7/6) & obverse with BERUTTI Austrian P.O. arrival c.d.s. in brown (13/6). Faults at top of cover but scarce.