Oct 26, 2017 - Sale 2459

Sale 2459 - Lot 3

Price Realized: $ 780
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
DESIGNER UNKNOWN LA VELOCE / SERVIZI TRANSATLANTICI PER L'AMERICA / GENOVA. Circa 1901.
38x25 3/4 inches, 96 1/2x65 1/2 cm. Armanino, Genova.
Condition B+: tears and minor losses at edges; creases and abrasions at edges and along horizontal fold; tape, discoloration and water staining on verso. Printed on thick paper.
La Veloce was an Italian shipping company, which operated a route between Italy and South America; they began sailing from Palermo to New York in 1901. The Nord America made 58 round roundtrips through 1908, when she began to be used only as a cargo ship. From the Julius Paul Collection, with the Albertina stamp and pencil-written inventory number on verso.