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Lot# 5070 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 5070 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. deep blue-green, 3rd. Re-engraving, horizontal pair (positions 10-11) and vertical pair (positions 12/24) used on December 31, 1867 entire letter from Tupisa to Salta, Argentina tied by four strikes of "TUPISA" handstamps in green. Reverse with fancy oval framed Argentinian "CORREOS / DE YAVI" transit. A magnificent and famous entire in the foremost quality to an extremely rare destination for Bolivian Mail of this period. An exhibition item for the connoisseur of South American Philately.rnrnProvenance: Collection Louise Boyd Dale & Alfred F. Lichtenstein, Harmers, New York, May 3-7 1970, lot 506.rn                   Collection Jaime Ortiz-Patiño, Spink Shreve, New York, 5 March 2008, lot 2119.rn 
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,000.00 CHF