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Cover Type: Foreign (other)
Entered by: dwsnow
Added on:Feb 26, 21
Edited on:Feb 26, 21
 
Postmark: Jul 30, 1813
Origin: Roveredo, Kingdom Of Italy (Napoleonic), ITALY
Destination: Trento, Kingdom Of Italy (Napoleonic), ITALY
 
Description:

"Podestà di Roveredo" fancy red wreath handstamp, and boxed red "Roveredo Didto. Alto Adigr" (Alto Adigr = South Tyrol) on Official Service folded letter dated 30 July 1813 to Trento.

Abbreviated manuscript endorsement at lower left (Di Officio) translates as Official Mail, hence no rate markings. The "Podestà" in the postmark refers to the medieval Italian municipality, the single magistracy, replacing the consulate, representing its supreme executive body.

Letter is sealed at back with cut-out piece of paper stamped with same Roveredo red fancy wreath handstamp, pasted in place.

Currently named Roveredo in Piano, a comune in Province of Pordenone in the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia in notheast Italy, about 100 km (62 miles) northwest of Trieste. This 1813 folded letter dates from period of French domination under Napoleon, part of the Kingdom of Italy. When Napoleon was defeated in 1814 this region came under Austrian dominion as part of the newly created Kingdom of Lombardy-Venetia (1815-1866).

Owner's ID: 2423
 
Certificate? No
For Sale? No
Stampless? Yes