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Lot# 3591 - Auction 218-221

  • Lot# : 3591 Brasil

    1880: Boris Frères cover from Fortaleza to Paris via Pernambuco, carried on the 'Bahia' with stunning triple issue four colour franking of Dom Pedro 1866 50 r. blue perf., 1876/77 100 r. green rouletted and 1878/79 White Beard 80 r. lake and rare 700 r. red-brown all tied by segmented cork handstamps in blue. 'Fortaleza' despatch cds alongside (May 2) and 'Brésil / Amb. Calais' entry mark in red (May 30). Reverse with Pernambuco transit cds and Paris arrival cds. Arguably the most spectacular of all the Boris Fréres correspondence Dom Pedro covers.rnrnProvenance: Collection Maurice Burrus.rn                   Collection Everaldo Santos.
    Starting bid : 1,600 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,300 CHF