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Lot# 3582 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3582 Brasil

    1869: Cover carried at triple rate of 570 reis to Buenos Aires, Argentina endorsed 'por Gironde' at top, franked by 1850 30 r. black and 90 r. black in a block of six, margins large to touched, all tied by segmented cork cancellations in black. Rio despatch cds alongside (Nov 16) and framed P.P. in red above. Charged '5' pesos due on receipt in blue crayon. Minor creasing but a remarkable and very rare cover - the largest 90 reis multiple on letter.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF