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Lot# 6310 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 6310 Venezuela

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    La Guayra-St. Thomas (Jesurum & Zoom) 1866: Rasco printing 2 r. dull green, Stone II, (Third printing, Type I), zig-zag roulette 9½, 'O' for 'Q' reading PAOUETE, a used example tied to August 1867 entire letter from Puerto Cabello to Bordeaux by "2" rate marking in black. Reverse with London transit cds in red (Aug 27) and struck there with 'GB / 1F 60c.' Accountancy marking in black, charged '10' décimes due upon receipt. The stamp itself must have either been trimmed at right where the margin is imperforate or was once an 'imperf. between' variety. A rare cover. Cert. BPA (1986).rnNote: As Jeserum & Zoom took over the Company and stamps in July 1867. They used the remaining stamp stock indiscriminately, this cover representing the first or second sailing of the 'Robert Todd' under the new owners.rnProvenance: RL, London, 5-6 Nov 1992, lot 310.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF