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  • Lot# : 670 Argentina

    British Post Offices 1877: Cover from Buenos Aires to Bremen. Germany via London on the RMSP "Elbe", franked by Argentina 1877 8 c. lake, rouletted, tied by circular "Buenos Aires / O.M." datestamp (June 15) in black with buzon (box) "A" marking alongside; Great Britain 1858/79 1 d. red pl. 182 pair and 1873/80 1 s. green pl. 12 tied in London in transit by "28" numeral obliterators in black. London cds (July 16) and Bremen arrival of the following day on reverse. Illustrated in Edition 59 on page 111. A fine and scarce cover.rnNote: The British P.O.'s in Buenos and Montevideo were closed in July 1873, however British stamps were sold by the British Consul until Argentina joined the UPU on April 1, 1878. Uruguay joined the UPU on July 1, 1880.rnProvenance: Collection Rodolfo Campigotto.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF