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Lot# 3530 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3530 Argentina

    1872: Cover from Buenos Aires to Toulouse, opened out for Exhibit display, franked by France 1871/75 Cérès 25 c. blue in a strip of four (folded around edge of cover) tied by 144 point dotted lozenge in black (Salles fig. 1070). Octagonal BUENOS AYRES / PAQ. FR. J. No. 3 datestamp (Jan 30) in black (Salles fig. 1072) on obverse and carried on the 'Amazone'. Reverse with orange illustrated advertising label (70 x 46 mm.) for Perisse's Hat Shop in Buenos Aires, tied by Toulouse arrival cds (Feb 28). Faults but a scarce cover and a remarkable and early usage of an advertising label on letter. Signed Goebel.rnrnProvenance: Collection Sabattini.
    Starting bid : 800 CHF
    Hammer price : 950 CHF