Lot# 5637 - Auction 234-243
1860/61: 1 peseta, second retouch, the extraordinary combination cover to Trujillo bearing the largest known block of the retouched 1 peseta red with a block of twenty (sheet marginal at both left and right, the narrowest vertical margin being the gap between the two Transfer blocks: Types 11-15 and 11-15/16-20 and 16-20), a horizontal strip of three (Types 1-2-3) and a single Lecoq issue 1862 1 d. pale vermilion, all tied by "Otusco" dotted lozenge cancellations in black. Reverse with manuscript docketing of sender (May 30, 1863). Block crossed by filing fold and small insignificant faults, but a remarkable and wonderful cover. Certificate Moorhouse (2001).rnrnProvenance: Collection Klaus Eitner, Corinphila sale 158, June 2009, lot 4127.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 4,200.00 CHF
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