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Lot# 3579 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3579 Brasil

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    1843: Bullseye 60 r. black, two single examples, fine impressions, used on reverse of 1845 cover from Vila das Dores do Pirahy to Porto, Portugal tied by oval framed DORES handstamp with repeated strike on obverse of cover (Ayres fig. 1291). Transit datestamps of CORREIO GERAL DA CORTE (Feb 1) on front and reverse in black, thence to Porto with framed BARRA / DO / PORTO datestamp of arrival (May 12) and charged '160' reis for double rate due from recipient. The adhesives torn from the cover and carefully replaced, despite this, a dramatic and exceedingly rare entire - just three genuine Transatlantic covers bearing the first issue are recorded. Illustrated in Juchert on page. A great rarity for the connoisseur of Brazilian Postal History. Cert. BPA (2011).rnrnProvenance: Collection Maurinho Ferreira.rn                   Collection Everaldo Santos - 'Edition D'Or', Volume XXXVII, page 121.
    Starting bid : 25,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 30,000 CHF