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Lot# 3581 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3581 Brasil

    1849: Cover from Rio Grande do Sul to St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands franked on reverse with 1844/46 60 r. black in a vertical pair, margins large to touched, tied by RIO GRANDE DO SUL circular handstamp and also by London transit cds in red. The cover was mailed via the Forwarding Agent 'Arbthin Neumann & Co.' in Rio de Janeiro and further endorsed 'p. Todos os Santos' and placed in the British P.O. with RIO JANEIRO datestamp (July 19) in black. Thence via 'HMS Peterel' to Falmouth, London (Sept 14) and with JERSEY arrival cds of the following day where charged '2/9d.' to pay. Illustrated in 'Inclinados' by Walter G. Taveira on page 360. An extremely scarce cover - just three 'Inclinado' usages to Great Britain are recorded.rnrnProvenance: Collection R. Koester.rn                   Collection Paolo Comelli.rn                  
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,600 CHF