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Lot# 3546 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3546 Argentina

    1892/98: South American Banknote Co. 'Belgrano' composites, Die Proofs on card paper for 10 c., 16 c., 24 c. and 50 c. values with a further example without value and another with '24' scored through, printed in pale sepia (148 x 220 mm.); Die Proofs engraved on thick card paper for 30 c., 80 c. and (unissued) 15 c. values printed in yellow-brown (166 x 101 mm.), smaller Proof on thick card for same values in dull purple and a further Proof on thin wove paper printed in red; Die Proofs on card paper for 30 c., 80 c. and (unissued) 15 c. values, small Proof in grey-blue (93 x 45 mm.) and full size Proof with the three values inset, printed in steel blue (174 x 140 mm.), scarce and most attractive Proofs; in addition engraved Die Proofs (2) for 'San Martin' high values, with 1.20 pesos printed in brown and  5 pesos value printed in deep bright blue, each inset on thick card.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF