tradition and experience in classic philately since 1919

Lot# 5700 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 5700 Uruguay

    1861: Thick Figures 100 c. pale rose-pink, single example and a vertical pair, used on 1863 cover endorsed 'per Libertad' to Buenos Aires tied by oval framed '"Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp (Nov 27) in black, annotated 'Papel Grueso raro' underneath the adhesives, a superb and most attractive cover: a unique quadruple rate franking.rnrnProvenance: Collection Alfred J. Caspary, Harmers, New York, 2-5 June 1958, lot 1455.rn                   Collection Daiz Paulos, Corinphila sale 66, 1-6 June,1981, lot 7727.rn                   Collection Dr. Norman Hubbard, Corinphila sale 116, 28 Oct 1999, lot 2187.rn 
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,500 CHF