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  • Lot# : 5684 Uruguay

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    1792 (March 26): Colonial entire letter from Montevideo to Miguel Marco del Pont in Buenos Aires struck with superb strike framed "MONT.Vo." handstamp in red (Type 1). Superb and rare in the Colonial period. Cert. Carlos Hernandez Rocha (2008).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5685 Uruguay

    1858: Entire letter from Montevideo to Rio de Janeiro, annotated inside "Vapor Recife" with fine cachet "Sala de Comercio / De / Montevideo" in black, struck with oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp (April 24) in red, with manuscript rate at upper right '120' centesimi. File fold but a scarce and attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5686 Uruguay

    1858 (March): Block Letters 120 c. blue, a fine used example with large margins all round, used on 1859 entire letter to Buenos Aires, tied by oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp (Oct 1) in black. A  very rare stamp on cover. Signed A. Diena and by Norman Hubbard on reverse Scott = $ 7'500.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5687 Uruguay

    1858 (March): 240 c. dull vermilion, a magnificent block of nine with central space blank where the '180 c.' erroneous cliché has been removed, of excellent colour with large margins all round, slight nick at top of first stamp, horizontal crease between the second and third rows, fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. A rarity.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 7,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5688 Uruguay

    1859: Thin Figures 60 lilac, two used examples with clear to huge margins, used on 1859 cover to Paysandú tied by oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp (July 10) struck in red - this colour only being used in the first month of issue. Extremely attractive and very rare, used on tenth day of issue. Signed Calves.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5689 Uruguay

    1859: Thin Figures 80 c. orange-yellow, a fine example with ample to large margins all round showing the extraordinary Plate Flaw "180 CENTESIMOS" for "80" used on cover to Montevideo. The Plate was made from the 180 c. Stone and this error results from an improperly prepared cliché. The adhesive neatly tied by circular 'scarab' handstamp in black leaving the variety clear at top, with circular 'Renta de Correos / Salto' datestamps alongside (Oct 21) in black. An extraordinary cover - the sole known usage of this variety (Error of Colour!) on letter.rnrnProvenance: Collection Henry C. Gibson.
    Starting bid : 4,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5690 Uruguay

    1859: Thin Figures 120 c. blue, used example with clear to huge margins, used on 1859 cover to Concordia, Argentina tied by oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp (July 14) struck in red - this colour only being used in the first month of issue. Extremely attractive and very rare. Signed G. Bolaffi, A. Diena.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5691 Uruguay

    1857: Thin Figures 180 c. green, a fine used example with large even margins all round, tied to 1860 cover to Buenos Aires endorsed "Mississippi" at base by oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp (Feb 19) in black. A scarce single franking, paying the double rate. Signed G. Bolaffi, A. Bolaffi, A. Diena.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5692 Uruguay

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    1859: Thin Figures 240 c. vermilion, a fine used example wirth large margins all round, on 1860 entire letter to Buenos Aires endorsed 'Vapor Montevideo' and 'p. el Correo' at top and at left, tied by oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp (May 20) in black. A very fine triple rate cover and a rare stamp on letter. Cert. Diaz Paulos (1981) Scott = $ 1'500.rnrnProvenance: Collection Roberto Hoffman, Corinphila sale 70, 26-31 March 1984, lot 4239.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5693 Uruguay

    1860: Thick Figures 60 c. grey-lilac, a fine used example with good to large margins all round, tied to 1862 cover to Montevideo by fine strike of oval "ADMON. DE CORREOS / ARREDONDO / REP. O. DEL URUG" handstamp in green. Oval 'Admon de Correos / Montevideo' arrival alongside (Oct 28) in black. A delightful and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 460.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5694 Uruguay

    1860: Thick Figures 60 c. brown-lilac, a fine used example (Type 1), corner marginal from upper left of sheet, used on February 20, 1861 entire letter endorsed inside 'per Diliga.' and outside 'en le Quebrada' (in the valley), tied by oval "Administracion de Correos / Sucursal / Montevideo" in black. File fold well away from the lovely adhesive. A spectacular cover. Signed Diaz.rnrnProvenance: Collection Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harmers, New York, Feb-April 1946.rn                   Collection Diaz Paulos, Corinphila sale 66, 1-6 June 1981, lot 7682.rn                   Collection Dr. Norman Hubbard, Corinphila sale 116, 28 Oct 1999, lot 2161.
    Starting bid : 850.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5695 Uruguay

    1860: Thick Figures 60 c. grey-lilac, four used examples (Types 2, 6, 7 and 4) all with large margins all round, tied to 1862 cover to Buenos Aires endorsed 'pr. Libertad' by three strikes of oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamps (July 17) in black. A fine and most attractive triple rate cover.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5696 Uruguay

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    1860: Thick Figures 60 c. dull lilac, clear to good margins, used with single and horizontal pair 80 c. yellow, close to large margins, used on 1862 quadruple rate cover endorsed 'p. Villa del Salto' to Buenos Aires tied by oval "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamps (Sept 19) in black. A stunning and most probably unique franking. Signed A. Diena. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1996).rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 143, 18-21 May 2005, lot 3811.
    Starting bid : 3,250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5697 Uruguay

    1860: Thick Figures 60 c. brown-lilac overlapping 120 c. deep blue, good margins all round, used on 1862 cover endorsed 'p. Mississippi' to Buenos Aires tied by oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp in black (March 26). A fine and scarce franking.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 850.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5698 Uruguay

    1860: Thick Figures 60 c. brown-lilac (Type 8), close to large margins, used with very fine 180 c. green (Type 9) on triple rate 1864 cover to Buenos Aires endorsed 'p. Villa del Salto' tied by oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp (July 28) in black. A rare combination and a most attractive cover. Signed Diaz Paulos.rnrnProvenance: Collection Alfred H. Caspary, Harmers, New York, 2-5 June 1958, lot 1503.rn                   Collection Dr. Norman Hubbard, Corinphila sale 116, 28 Oct 1999, lot 2213.
    Starting bid : 2,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5699 Uruguay

    1860: Thick Figures 80 c. yellow, a used example with touched to large margins all round, tied to 1862 cover to Montevideo tied by framed "ADMON. DE CORREOS / CERRO LARGO / REP. O. DEL URUG." handstamp in black with oval 'Admon de Correos / Montevideo' datestamp adjacent (Dec 22) in black. The adhesive crossed by file fold but a scarce single franking.rnrnProvenance: Collection Yardley (1944).
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 400.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5700 Uruguay

    1861: Thick Figures 100 c. pale rose-pink, single example and a vertical pair, used on 1863 cover endorsed 'per Libertad' to Buenos Aires tied by oval framed '"Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp (Nov 27) in black, annotated 'Papel Grueso raro' underneath the adhesives, a superb and most attractive cover: a unique quadruple rate franking.rnrnProvenance: Collection Alfred J. Caspary, Harmers, New York, 2-5 June 1958, lot 1455.rn                   Collection Daiz Paulos, Corinphila sale 66, 1-6 June,1981, lot 7727.rn                   Collection Dr. Norman Hubbard, Corinphila sale 116, 28 Oct 1999, lot 2187.rn 
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5701 Uruguay

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    1859: Thick Figures 120 c. blue, three unused blocks of four, all with large margins all round, showing the complete reconstructed Transfer block of twelve Types. Fresh and very fine, ex Sciarra and Hoffman. Cert. Carlos Hernandez Rocha (2008).
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5702 Uruguay

    1860: Thick Figures 120 c. blue, a used example with clear to good margins, showing variety "Short Rays at Base of Sun" (Lee 6A), tied to 1862 cover to Buenos Aires by oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp (Sept 19) in black, the cancellation leaving the variety clear. Scarce and attractive.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5703 Uruguay

    1860: Thick Figures 180 c. green, a used example with ample to large margins all round, tied to July 26, 1862 entire letter to Buenos Aires endorsed 'per Menai' by oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp in black. A fine and scarce double rate entire. Signed A. Diena and R. Hoffmann.rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 143, 18-21 May 2005, lot 3818.rn 
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5704 Uruguay

    1864: Escuditos 6 c. carmine-rose, a used example with large even margins all round, tied to August 31, 1864 cover to Montevideo by framed "ADMON DE CORREOS / PAYSANDU / REP. O. DEL URUG." handstamp in blue green. Fresh and fine, a scarce cover. Signed A. Diena.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 150.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5705 Uruguay

    1864: Escuditos 6 c. rose-carmine and 12 c. pale blue, both with large margins all round, used on 1864 entire letter to Buenos Aires endorsed 'p. Teviré' tied by oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamps (Aug 29) in black. Fresh and very fine, a choice entire.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5706 Uruguay

    1864: Escuditos 8 c. green, a used example with large even margins all round tied to October 27, 1865 cover from Montevideo to Fray Bentos endorsed 'pr. Rio de la Plata' by lozenge of dots handstamp in black. A scarce stamp on letter Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 170.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5707 Uruguay

    1865: Mourning cover to Bordeaux franked by France 1862 Empire 80 c. carmine tied by "Anchor" lozenge with octagonal Paquebot URUGUAY / SAINTONGE datestamp (March 15) alongside in black (Salles fig. 1031). Circular "Bresil / Bordeaux" entry marking alongside (April 17). A fresh and fine cover.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5708 Uruguay

    1866 (Jan 1): Escuditos 20 c. on 6 c. carmine-rose, an unused block of sixteen (4 x 4), marginal from left of sheet, large margins all round, some horizontal creasing but of superb appearance, large part og. A rare multiple Scott = $ 640+.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5709 Uruguay

    1866/71: Numeral Issue, 10 c. yellow-green, an imperforate block of fifty (10 x 5) from the lower right corner of the sheet with full margins at base and at right, showing the full setting of 50 lithographed subjects, with TH SAUNDERS / 1870 watermark, fresh and very fine, mostly unmounted og. An attractive and very scarce multiple Scott = $ 1'000+.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 380.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5710 Uruguay

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    1866: 15 c. yellow imperforate, Type 6, a fine example used on 1866 cover from Fray Bentos to Montevideo tied by framed "FRANCA" handstamp in blue. Oval framed "Admon de Correos / Montevideo" datestamp in black at left (Jan 26). A fine and early usage of the issue on a most attractive cover. Cert. Carlos Hernandez Rocha (2001).
    Starting bid : 180.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 280.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5711 Uruguay

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    1866/67: 10 green, perf., a diagonally bisected example used on circa 1870 cover to Salto tied by oval framed "ADMON. DE CORREOS / SAN EUGENIO / REP. O. DEL URUGUAY" handstamp in black. File fold well away from the adhesive, a scarce and fine usage. Cert. Diaz Paulos (1981).rnrnProvenance: Collection Robert Hoffman, Corinphila sale 69, 25-30 Oct 1982, lot 7341.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5712 Uruguay

    1866/67: 10 c. green, perf., used example on 1873 entire letter to Genova, endorsed 'p. Britannia', tied by "A" in bars obliterator in black. London transit cds (Dec 24) on reverse in red and taxed on arrival in Genova with handstruck '17' and corresponding 1870 Postage Due 10 c., 60 c. and 1 lire all tied by 'Genova' datestamps (Dec 27). Two Dues crossed by file fold but a scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5713 Uruguay

    1871: France 1867 Laureated 80 c. carmine used on entire letter to Malaga, Spain tied by "Anchor" lozenge of dots in black with octagonal MONTEVIDEO Consular datestamp (Dec 1) below (Salles fig. 1062) and framed 'P.P.' in red. Carried on the Steamer 'Sindh' with Lisbon cds of transit on reverse and Malaga arrival (Dec 30). A scarce and fine entire.rnrnProvenance: Collection Bernard Berkinshaw-Smith, Corinphila sale 145, 5-8 April 2006, lot 3125.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5714 Uruguay

    1876 (Oct): Rouletted definitive issue, the original Artist's drawings prepared by the American Bankote Co. with all six proposed values, all imperforate and applied to card with manuscript annotations, with the 1 c. in black (endorsed 'brown'), 5 c. in pale blue and rose (endorsed 'one color' and 'green'), 10 c. in red & deep red (endorsed 'red'), 20 c. in blue & carmine(endorsed 'one color' and 'Peru brown'), 50 c. in black (as endorsed) and 1 peso value in violet. The designs were modified prior to issue, the card with further annotations on reverse including date and "make the figure in centre prominent and copy the stamp as drawn to the size specified, repeat the denomination in figures or words in all stamps (pentographic) like Salvador stamps...". Some splitting with folds strengthened but a unique and wonderful Essay.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 850.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5715 Uruguay

    1877: Rouletted 5 c. green and 20 c. bistre horizontal pair, used on 1877 registered cover to Mercedes tied by 'Correo / Montevideo' cds's (May 2) with five strikes of framed "CERTIFICADO" handstamp at edges. Minor staining at left but an attractive and scarce franking. Signed Diaz Paulos.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 200.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5716 Uruguay

    1884 (Jan 25): Lithographed 5 c. blue, an irregular unused Proof block of thirty, marginal at top, largely imperforate in issued colour, partially perforated on the top three rows, with eight imperforate pairs at base of block, unused without gum.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 340.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5717 Uruguay

    River Mail 1884: 5 c. deep blue on white paper, a horizontal pair used on 1885 cover to Locarno, Switzerland tied by "E/32" obliterator in black with oval framed "ESTAFETA FLUVIAL DE CORREOS / ENTRE MERCEDES BOCA DEL YAGUARY" datestamp (Nov 20) at left (Antonini & Grasset type 7). Reverse with Genova cds, Ambulant cds, Locarno cds (Dec 22) and Minusio straight line arrival. A rare cover.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 420.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5718 Uruguay

    1895/99: Pictorial issue 25 c. red-brown & black, a fine used example with variety "Centre Inverted" neatly cancelled in black. Rare. Signed Soto Hnos. A. Diena Gi 159a = £ 2'750/Scott = $ 2'000.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 900.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5719 Uruguay

    1924: Victory for Uruguay's Football team in the Olympic Games, Paris, the set of three values unused, printed on yellow paper for presentation purposes, all in marginal blocks of four, fresh and very fine but for one 5 c. with small surface scuff, two blocks showing imprint in right margin, large part og. with lower pairs unmounted og. Just 500 sets printed and thus very rare in multiples Scott = $ 2'600.
    Starting bid : 800.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 800.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5720 Uruguay

    Football World Cup 1930: Postcard franked by Artigas 1930 1 c. dark violet (3) tied by Montevideo slogan cancellation URUGUAY ORGANIZA / EL PRIMER CAMPIONATO / MUNDIAL DE FOOTBALL in black. Rare.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 260.00 CHF

    Lot# : 5721 Uruguay

    Football World Cup 1930: Incoming First Flight cover from USA franked 1922/25 50 c. lilac and Airmail 5 c. carmine & blue used from Miami to Montevideo struck on arrival with machine slogan cancellation of Montevideo URUGUAY CONGREGARA / EN 1930 A TODOS LOS / FOOTBALLERS DEL MUNDO in black (Jan 21), readdressed to Bahamas. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5722 Uruguay

    Football World Cup 1930: Incoming First Flight cover from Canal Zone franked 1929 Airmail 10 c. on 50 c. lilac and pair of 20 c. on 2 c. carmine used from Balboa to Montevideo struck on arrival with machine slogan cancellation of Montevideo URUGUAY CONGREGARA / EN 1930 A TODOS LOS / FOOTBALLERS DEL MUNDO in black (Jan 21). Scarce.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 5723 Uruguay

    1878: Fiscal Issue, the complete set of American Banknote Co. Die Proofs, imperforate on cards and printed in black (38 Proofs) with values from 1 c. through to 45 pesos, mostly in composite Proofs of three or pairs, together with Master Die Proofs (3) with blank Duty Plate - although two are for Centesimos values, two for Pesos; together with a vignette only Proof and a defaced 80 c. Die. All are mounted on card and have been re-numbered by ABN & Co. A delightful and unique group (44 items).
    Starting bid : 600.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 850.00 CHF
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