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  • Lot# : 119 Bolivia

    1872 (March): Stampless cover from Mejillones to Bordeaux with fine strike of rare despatch MEJILLONES / BOLIVIA cds in black (date inverted, Mejillones was later to become a Chilean town after the Nitrate War) and framed FRANCA applied on despatch. Thence via Lima and British PO in Callao (March 21) to Panama. British PANAMA TRANSIT cds in black and trans-shipped to French steamer "Le Nouveau-Monde" with superb octogonal PANAMA / PAQ. FR. A No 3 1 AVRIL 72 struck in black (Salles 1413/2). Reverse with Bordeaux arrival (April 30) and charged '15' décimes due. Rare.rnProvenance: Collection Bernard Berkinshaw-Smith, Corinphila sale 145, April 2006, lot 3179.
    Starting bid : 800 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 120 Bolivia

    1890/94: Collection on leaves with 9 Stars group including 50 c. red perf. 'Cancelled' and 100 c. yellow used (2), 1893 Litho printing 1 c. rose and 2 c. violet in unused blocks and 1 c. rose in imperforate vertical pair, 20 c. darek green in an impereforate betweeen block of four (Scott = $ 400), 1894 Coat of Arms Bradbury Wilkinson imperforate Proofs of Paris printing for 5 c. green, 20 c. blue (two shades) and 50 c. dull brownish claret (cert. Moorhouse, 2011) and some used examples with genuine cancellations, and a range of Fiscals.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 121 Bolivia

    1931/50: Lot 110 covers showing some better frankings, various cancellations, bisects, railway items etc., mostly sent abroad to European destinations as Germany, France, Switzerland etc., on album pages and loose in a small box.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF
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