Lot# 2243 - Auction 250-256
1860/61: 1 p. rose-red, used examples (2) one example with margin imperceptibly touched, used on 1860 registered cover from Huánuco to Lima, each tied by dotted "HUAN." handstamps in black (Lamy & Rinck fig. 24 = 6 pts., Emsing fig. E1 = 20 pts.) with rare complete strike of CERTIFICAC.N registration handstamp at left (unlisted in Emsing) also in black. Reverse with docketing of sender's name, date (July 26) and signature. A fine and rare registered cover. Cert. Moorhouse (2007).rnrnNote: The National Letter rate (over 25 Leagues = 120 kms. circa) was 1 peseta per half ounce. The registration fee was 1 peseta for the first half ounce. The distance from Huánuco to Lima is about 350 kms.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Crown Point', Corinphila sale 131, 8 Oct 2001, lot 6911.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 950 CHF
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