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Lot# 4042 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 4042 Ecuador

    Second Printing Group 1868/72: 1 real yellow-orange, a horizontal pair in a bright shade with large margins all round and portion of adjoining stamp at right, used on 1869 cover to Islay, Peru via Arequipa tied by "Guayaquil / Franca" datestamp (Dec 8) in blue. Fully paid at single rate to Callao with backstamp on reverse (Dec 19); taxed for remainder of journey with "10 ct." in manuscript. Arequipa cds (Dec 23) in black also on reverse of a fine and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF