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Lot# 5196 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 5196 Brasil

    Acre Revolt 1903: Stampless cover to Pernambuco struck with circular "Governo Militar Provisorio do Acre / Franquia de Correspondencia" in black with 'Amazonas' transit cds (Oct 10) alongside. Reverse with weak Porto Alegre arrival cds. File folds but a very scarce provisional cover. Bolivia unsuccessfully tried to put down a revolt by Brazilian migrants in the Acre region - resulting in the territory being annexed by Brazil.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF