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Lot# 49 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 49 Guatemala

    1881 (Nov 7): Quetzal 20 c. yellow & green, a used example on 1883 entire entire letter to Bordeaux, neatly cancelled by violet obliterator with octagonal "Correos / Guatemala" datestamp (April 26) at right. Reverse with Bordeaux arrival cds (May 31). An exquisite entire, one of just three recorded commercial covers bearing a single franking of this stamp. Signed Calves.rnrnNote: The extraordinary Hennan collection of this issue (March 1975) possessed no example of this franking.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF