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Lot# 122 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 122 Peru

    1862/63: 1 d. pink, two fine examples used on 1863 cover to Arequipa each tied by the network grill handstamp (Lamy & Rinck fig. 78) in black with "Lima / M" cds alongside (Jan 5). The two 1 dinero adhesives paying the single rate which was reduced on 15 January 1863 to 1 dinero for a single letter, regardless of distance; twinned with a further January 1863 cover bearing a single 1 d. in the red shade, similarly cancelled (Jan 11) and used to pay the 'Under 25 Leagues' rate, in this instance between Lima and Callao thence to Valparaiso. A fine and interesting pair.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF