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Lot# 5131 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 5131 Brasil

    1850: 60 r. black, a sheet marginal vertical pair with large margins all round and portion of adjoining stamps at left, used on reverse of  6 July 1866 entire letter from Rio Grande to Manchester, tied by Rio Grande Do Sul cds in black. Underpaid - the letter being despatched just five days after the rate increase to 200 reis, and struck with oval framed INSUFFICIENTE in red. Carried by French Steamer 'Navarre' and struck with framed 'FR / 2F 95c.' Accountancy marking in black. London transit cds (Aug 19) in red and Manchester arrivals on front and charged 1/6d. due to pay. A rare and attractive cover that displays well.rnrnProvenance: Collection Paolo Comelli RDP, Investphila, 16 March 2012, lot 1185.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF