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Lot# 5741 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 5741 Venezuela

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    1865/70: 2 r. yellow, a quadrisected usage to pay the ½ r. real rate, used on 1868 cover from La Guaira to the British Legation in Caracas, endorsed 'per. Correo June 1' at lower left, tied by circular undated "CORREOS / LA GUAIRA." handstamp in black. File fold through the adhesive but a great rarity - this was not a sanctioned issue but used to defraud the Posts, probably with the connivance of the La Guaira Postmaster. Cert. RPSL (1969).
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,500.00 CHF