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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Sep 14, 20
Edited on:Sep 14, 20
Postmark: May 2, 1866
Origin: Padova, Lombardy-Venetia, AUSTRIA
Destination: Milano, ITALY

Austria, Lombardy-Venetia 1864 Coat-of-Arms 3 soldi green perf. 9½ (Scott no. 21) horizontal pair, with 1864 Coat-of-Arms 10 soldi blue perf. 9½ (Scott no. 23) tied by two strikes of "Padova 2/5" circular datestamp on 1866 blue folded letter sheet to Milano with "Milano 3 Mag. 66" arrival marking on back. Mag. = Maggio (May). "P.D." marking (Paid to Destination) for 16 soldi rate.

Padua (Italian: Padova) is a city and commune in Veneto, northern Italy, on the river Bacchiglione. Under Austrian rule, Padua began its industrial development; one of the first Italian railroads, from Padua to Venice, was built in 1845. The Austrian defeat in the Battle of Sadowa in Bohemia on July 3, 1866 gave Italy the opportunity, as an ally of Prussia to take Veneto, and Padua was also annexed to the recently formed Kingdom of Italy.

Owner's ID: 2335
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? No