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Sunday, February 24th 2019, 12:52pm

Transit Schweiz 1815 ?


This letter is dated Cartagena (Spain) 20 May 1815 and send by the way of GENOVA to Ghent (Belgium). The letter arrived in Ghent on 4 August 1815. The addressee had to pay 17 decimes.

The 12 (soldi) written on the back side should be the the Italian rate paid to the Austrian border (Milan).

Who can explain the meaning of the 10 in red chalk and the 12 (in another hand writing) on the front side please?

What was the route at that moment please? I thought maybe Cartagena (Sp) – Genua – Milan - Verona – Brenner – Innsbruck – Fernpass – Füssen – Aschaffenburg – Coblenz – Köln – Ghent

Many thanks for your helping.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,

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This post has been edited 2 times, last edit by "wvw1952" (Feb 27th 2019, 8:19pm)