Lot 52591875 (Jul. 22) New York, N.Y. to Fiume, Austria (Croatia), folded letter bearing 5¢ blue (179) tied by partial NYFM geometric cancel (ST-MP2), red "New York, Jul 22" exchange cds, Fiume (8.8) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce first-month UPU use to Austria at the new 5¢ UPU rate.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 52601876 (May 30) New York N.Y. to Trieste, Austria, printed prices current bearing 2¢ vermilion (178), vibrant color, tied by NYFM circular geometric (GE-C8), reverse with Vienna (6.15) and Trieste (6.17) datestamps, Very Fine and scarce 2¢ UPU printed matter use, ex-Weiss, Mercedes.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
THE EARLIEST OF ONLY FOUR RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS CANCEL.