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Lot# 41 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 41 Guatemala

    1875 (Nov 4): Entire letter belonging to the Carcheri correspondence, sent from Guatemala to Genova bearing 1875 Liberty Head 2 r. dull red tied by light Guatemala cds (Nov 4) with "CORREOS DE GUATEMALA" cds and New York transit cds (Nov 25) alongside. Taxed upon arrival and '50' (centesimi) noted with blue crayon on obverse, two 10 c. due and a missing 30 c. stamp used to pay this. Reverse with Genova arrival cds (Dec 11, 1875). Some toning on front and reverse, stamps with faults, nevertheless a scarce usage.rnNote: Most of the few existing covers with Liberty Head stamps are dated 1877-1879. This is one of only three known covers from 1875 with the two real adhesive.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF