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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Nov 10, 17
Edited on:Nov 10, 17
 
Postmark: Dec 19, 1858
Origin: Pesth, HUNGARY
Destination: Totis, HUNGARY
 
Description:

1858 Austria 5 kreuzer red embossed type I (#9a) tied by "Pesth 19/12" (1858) circular datestamp on folded letter to Totis, Hungary. The letter is dated 19 Dec. 1858. The 5 kr stamp paid the rate up to 10 meilen (post-miles) equal to up to 47 miles, effective Nov. 1 1858. Totis backstamp.

Pesth is now part of Budapest. Totis is now known as Tata (German: Totis), a town in Komárom-Esztergom county, northwestern Hungary, Tata is located in the valley between the Gerecse Mountains and Vértes Mountains, some 70 km (43 mi) northwest from Budapest. The railway line from Vienna to Budapest goes directly through Tata, so that this cover likely traveled by rail.

In 1858 the railroad between Vienna and Budapest was operated by Südbahn Gesellschaft (Southern Railway Company).

Owner's ID: 1697
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No
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