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The Brian Moorhouse Estate (part 2)
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  • Lot# : 4051 Corrientes

    1860 (Feb 8): (3 c.) black on blue with pen stroke through UN REAL MC at base, eight examples used on the extraordinary registered cover from Goya to Restauracion, each cancelled by "#" manuscript markings in black ink with "CERTIFICADO" handstamp applied centrally on address panel next to "Goya" manuscript despatch cancellation. The cover showing one stamp with close margins and the other seven with ample to large margins all round, the address panel with some acid ink faults and rebacked to protect the cover, without doubt the most spectacular of all second issue Corrientes covers. An Exhibition piece.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold

    Lot# : 4063 Corrientes

    1860/80: ( 3 c.) black on dark lilac rose, a used example with large even margins all round, neatly tied to 1877 cover to Mburucuya tied by circular "CORRIENTES" datestamp (July 11) in black. One flap missing on reverse but a scarce and very attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF
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