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  • Lot# : 4001 Argentina

    British Post Office 1855 (Aug 1): Entire letter from Buenos Aires to Cadiz, endorsed 'pr. Canarias' at top, struck with 'Buenos-Ayres' British P.O. cds on reverse (Aug 2) and, on front by fine strike of "PAID AT BUENOS AYRES" Crown Circle handstamp in black with manuscript prepayment '1/-' in red ink at left. Disinfected by slits and reverse with 'Santa Cruz de Canarias' cds (Sept 4) in red and charged wih circular '4R' in same ink, Cadiz arrival cds (Sept 28) and charged at '8R' due in blue. A fine and attractive entire Scott = $ 900.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
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    Lot# : 4002 Argentina

    Mensagerias 1858 (June 19): Entire letter from Buenos Aires to Rosario struck with exceptional SUCURSAL DE LE ESTAFETA GENERAL DE BUENOS AYRES / FRANCA / 1857 negative handstamp in blue. Exceptional and scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4003 Argentina

    Mensagerais 1862: Cover to Calle Belgrano, Buenos Aires struck with circular NS. PENINSULARES / POTOSI 152 / TORRES BERGEIRE Y CA cachet in blue dated 21 July 1862. One or two wrinkles but scarce.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 4004 Argentina

    1869 (Oct 14): Cover from Buenos Aires to  Asendorf, Hannover via Bordeaux, struck with octagonal BUENOS-AYRES Consular marking in black (Salles fig. 1058) and carried on the "Aunis" to Montevideo. Fine strike of framed "F.48" Prussian Convention Accountancy marking in black (Salles 3188, Van Der Linden fig. 1184) applied in Paris. Reverse with Paris cds, Aachen transit and Asendorf arrival both in blue (Nov 18). Some wear but a scarce cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection Bernard Berkinshaw-Smith, Corinphila sale 145, April 2006, lot 3119.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4005 Argentina

    1870 (Jan 30): Entire letter from Buenos Aires to New York via London, carried on the Maiden Voyage of the "Amazone" on this line and struck with octagonal 'BUENOS AYRES / PAQ. FR. J. No. 3' in black (Salles 1072d/3) - First day of Use of this Cachet D'Escale. Thence via London (March 1) where struck with Anglo French "FR./2F 20c" Accountancy marking (Salles 3102, Van Der Linden fig. 1264) in black. New York arrival on reverse (March 15). A fine entire.rnrnProvenance: Collection Bernard Berkinshaw-Smith, Corinphila sale 145, April 2006, lot 3121.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4006 Argentina

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    Confederation 1858 (May 1): 5 c. red, a used example with clear to good margins all round, tied to 1861 entire letter from Salta to Calama, Bolivia addressed "Para remitir al Sr. D. Carlos Giarme - Atacama", tied by framed "SALTA / FRANCA" handstamp in black. Reverse with "POTOSI" transit handstamp in blue. Ink date by previous collector at upper right. A very scarce destination for Confederation mail. Cert. Jorge del Mazo (2010).rnrnProvenance: Investphila, Lugano, 10 June 2011, lot 6.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 4007 Argentina

    Confederation 1858 (May 1): 5 c. red, a used example with large margins and touched at lower right with slight scissor cut, tied to 1860 cover from Corrientes to Buenos Aires by concave "CORRIENTES" handstamp in black. Manuscript receipt / reply notation inside dated July 26, 1860.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 4008 Argentina

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    Confederation 1858: 5 c. red and 10 c. green, used examples on circa May 20, 1859 triple rate cover from Rosario to Tucuman, clear to large margins all round, the 5 c. imperceptibly touched at lower left, tied by oval framed "CORREO NACIONAL / FRANCA / DEL ROSARIO" handstamp in black. A rare and most attractive franking. Cert. Del Mazo (2010).rnrnProvenance: Investphila, Lugano, 10 June 2011, lot 10.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
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    Lot# : 4009 Argentina

    Confederation 1858 (May 1): 15 c. dark blue, Plate B, an unused block of thirty six (9 x 4) in a deep rich shade, positions 10-18 / 19-27 / 28-36 / 37-45, with position 27 showing some doubling to the NE outer corner; and first, third and sixth stamps in each row with "." between "EN" of "CENTAV.". Huge margins on three sides and clear to ample at base, two insignificant creases do not affect the superb and fresh appearance, large part or unmounted og. A rare and most appealing multiple Gi 3a = £ 3'600+/Jalil 3Aa = $ 12'000 as four strips of nine types/ Scott = $ 12'000.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
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    Lot# : 4010 Argentina

    1863: Escuditos 5 c. rose without accent, an unused complete sheet of 70 subjects (7 x 10), large sheet margins all round, tiny 3 mm. closed tear in margin only at lower right, fresh and very fine. Note the Plate flaws on positions 11 and 56 with white spots above the 'L' of Republica', incomplete 'L' on position 3 etc. A delightful and very rare sheet in the foremost quality Gi 10 = £ 1'120+/Scott = $ 1'400+.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 4011 Argentina

    1862 (Jan 11): Escuditos 15 c. blue, a fine used example with good margins all round, tied to small piece by complete "CORDOBA / FRANCA" handstamp in black. Exceptional and very scarce so fine.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 4012 Argentina

    1863: Escuditos 5 c. deep rose, a used example with large margins all round in a rich shade, tied to 1863 entire letter to Buenos Aires tied by framed "Correo Nacional / del / Rosario" handstamp with Rosario cds at right (Aug 24). A fine and attractive entire Scott = $ 250.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4013 Argentina

    1862/63: Escuditos  5 c. rose, no accent, a used example with large even margins all round, tied to January 1864 cover from Buenos Aires to Rosario by superb strike of barred "O.M." obliterator (Oficina Maritima) in blue. Delightful and very scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4014 Argentina

    1864/67: 5 c. brown-rose, wmk. RA, fine impression, a used example with large margins all round, lightly cancelled by lozenge of dots in black. Rare Gi 13 = £ 170/Scott = $ 250.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4015 Argentina

    1864/67: Rivadavia 5 c. green, imperforate, wmk. RA, a used example of rich colour, large margins all round, lightly cancelled in black. A truly magnificent example of this rare stamp. Signed Bühler Gi 14 = £ 1'300/Scott = $ 1'750.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
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    Lot# : 4016 Argentina

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    1864/65: 10 c. green, wmk. 'RA', perf. 11½, blurred printing, diagonally bisected and used on November 1867 entire letter to Concordia for the single rate, tied by oval framed "PASO DE LOS LIBRES" handstamp in blue. Rare and very fine for a Rivadavia bisect which are seldom found on complete entire letters. Cert. Moorhouse (2016) Scott = $ 2'000.rnrnProvenance: Collection Emerson (1939); Collection Norman Hubbard, Siegel, 18 July 1985, lot 48; Collection Hugo Goeggel, Corinphila, 15 June 2016, lot 292.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 4017 Argentina

    1864/65: Rivadavia 15 c. blue, wmk. 'RA', perf. 11½, two examples used on 1865 registered cover form Buenos Aires to Cordoba, tied by oval of dots handstamps in black. Circular "CORREOS DE BUENOS AIRES" datestamp alongside (Aug 13) and two strikes of italic "Certificado" adjacent. Some minor file folds but a scarce and most attractive usage.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Cruz, Alicante.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
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    Lot# : 4018 Argentina

    1867/72: Rivadavia 5 c. carmine, imperforate, no wmk., a used example with good to large margins all round in a somewhat oily impression, neatly tied to small piece by complete strike of "G" in bars obliterator of Gualeguachu.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 4019 Argentina

    1867/72: Rivadavia 5 c. rose-red, no wmk., imperforate on thin smooth paper, a used horizontal pair, ample to large margins all round, printed from an oily plate leaving a doubling impression, lightly cancelled in black. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4020 Argentina

    1867: Rivadavia 5 c. rose-carmine, imperforate on unwatermarked paper, a fine example with close to large margins all round, used on Nov 2, 1867 entire letter from Concordia to Buenos Aires tied by oval framed "CONCORDIA" handstamp in blue. Sender's cachet on reverse of an attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
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    Lot# : 4021 Argentina

    1867: Rivadavia 15 c. deep blue, no wmk., on thin smooth paper, an unused example with large generous margins all round, of lovely rich colour, fresh and very fine unused. A splendid and rare stamp Scott = $ 3'000.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 4022 Argentina

    1867: Rivadavia 5 c. rose-carmine, perf. 11½ on unwatermarked paper, a fine example used on December 8, 1867 entire letter (endorsed internally 'pr. Esmeralda') from Bella Vista (Corrientes) to Buenos Aires, tied on arrival by oval of dots handstamp in black. Slight aging at top of adhesive but a scarce and unusual usage.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 4023 Argentina

    1867: Belgrano 10 c. green, perf. 12, a single example used on second page of Sept 13, 1873 entire to London endorsed 'pr. RMS Neva'. Charged on arrival with London Foreign Branch datestamp in black and '1 s.' in manuscript to pay. London cds in red on reverse (Oct 16) of an attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 75 CHF
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    Lot# : 4024 Argentina

    1868: 5 c. red, a used example tied to 1876 cover to Genova, tied by 'Buenos Aires' cds in black (May 30), with early usage of triangular 'T' marking and struck with "80" in blue alongside PLATA / MARSEILLE datestamp in red (June 17). Taxed on arrival with "14" centesimi charge marking in black and corresponding 1870 Postage Due 40 c. and 1 lire tied by 'Genova' cds (June 19). A fine and most attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 4025 Argentina

    1867/68: Rivadavia 5 c. red and San Martin 15 c. blue (2), horizontal lines, tied to 1871 registered cover to Santa Fé by segmented cork handstamps in black with 'Buenos Ayres' cds at left (April 6). Three strikes of italic "Certificado" in black and reverse and inside of cover signed for upon receipt by the addressee. The lower stamp with horizontal tear at base but an attractive usage.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4026 Argentina

    1877 (Feb): Provisional 1 c. on 1868 5 c. vermilion, crossed lines, used on Printed Matter entire letter (the contents being a 'Revista de Frutos del Pais') mailed from Rosario to San Juan tied by "Rosario" circular datestamp in black (April 15). An immensely rare single franking and much under-catalogued and under appreciated as a single franking, this being the first example this describer has handled. A wonderful and rare entire in the foremost quality.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
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    Lot# : 4027 Argentina

    1877 (Feb): 2 c. on 5 c. vermilion, an unused block of four of good fresh colour, large part og. Perforation holes still present on much of the block, an extremely scarce stamp in a multiple Gi 38 = £ 380+/Scott = $ 500+,
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 4028 Argentina

    1880 (Sept 1): 8 c. lake, perf. 12, an unused block of twenty-four (6 x 4) of fresh colour, each stamp with security punch-hole and each pair struck horizontally with SPECIMEN overprint in red, unused without gum. Ex the American Banknote Co. archives and the largest multiple extant. Rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 4029 Argentina

    1887c: Unadopted Essays and Die Proofs (10) with vignette showing hands clasped under a Liberty Cap, with two Master Die Proofs with Duty plates blank, one printed in black on pink and the other on white paper; together with completed Die Proof Essays for the proposed 2 c., 4 c., 6 c., 8 c., 12 c., 15 c., 24 c. and 90 c. values all in black on thin white wove paper. Believed to have been produced by the Casa de Moneda in an attempt to gain the printing contract from the South American Bank Note Company.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 4030 Argentina

    1891: Vicente Lopez, unissued 10 peso brown high value, an unused well centred example, usual rough perforations, fresh and fine large part og. Rare. Signed Calves Jalil 117 = $ 2'200/Scott = $ 2'500.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
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    Lot# : 4031 Argentina

    1891: Unissued Gregorio Funes 50 p. value, printed in vermilion, roulette / rough perf., a fine unused example of good colour, fresh and fine, large part white og. Rare Jalil 119 = $ 1'700/Scott = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 4032 Argentina

    1910 (May 1): ½ c. blue & grey-blue, an unused example with variety "Centre Inverted", of fine appearance with two minor bends on large part og. Rare and attractive stamp, just 50 printed Gi 366a = £ 800/Jalil 300CI = $ 1'500/Scott = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
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    Lot# : 4033 Argentina

    1910 (May 1): 1 c. blue-green & black, an unused example with variety "Centre Inverted", of fine centering and appearance, large part og. Rare and attractive stamp, just 50 printed Gi 367a = £ 800/Jalil 301CI = $ 1'500/Scott = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 4034 Argentina

    1910 (May 1): 2 c. olive & grey, an unused example with variety "Centre Inverted", of fine centering and appearance, large part og. Rare and most attractive stamp, just 100 printed Gi 368a = £ 650/Jalil 302CI = $ 700/Scott = $ 800.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
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    Lot# : 4035 Argentina

    1910 (May 1): 4 c. dark blue & green, an unused example with variety "Centre Inverted", of fine centering and appearance, large part og. Rare and most attractive stamp, just 100 printed Gi 370a = £ 600/Jalil 304CI = $ 700/Scott = $ 650.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
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    Lot# : 4036 Argentina

    1910 (May 1): 12 c. bright blue, an unused example with variety "Centre Inverted", of good centering and appearance, large part og. Rare and most attractive stamp, just 50 printed Gi 373a = £ 750/Jalil 307CI = $ 1'500/Scott = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
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    Lot# : 4037 Argentina

    1910 (May 1): 50 c. carmine & black, an unused example with variety "Centre Inverted", of fine centering and appearance, large part og. Rare and most attractive stamp, just 50 printed Gi 377a = £ 750/Jalil 311CI = $ 1'500/Scott = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 4038 Argentina

    1910 (May 1): 5 peso orange & violet, an unused example with variety "Centre Inverted", marginal from base of sheet with imprint, of fine centering and delightful appearance, large part og. Rare and most attractive stamp, just 75 printed Gi 379a = £ 750/Jalil 313CI = $ 1'300/Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 4039 Argentina

    1917: San Martin 20 pesos dull blue & claret, perf. 13½, an unused block of four of good centring and colour, slightest patch of colour loss on one stamp at right of vignette, fresh and fine, large part og. A rare multiple of the high value Gi 448 = £ 520+/Scott = $ 360+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4040 Argentina

    1917 (Jan 3): Cover addressed from Stuttgart to Buenos Aires endorsed "Unterseebootsbrief" with 20 pf. blue tied by Stuttgart cds in black. The cover was intended for the Submarine Service across the Atlantic but the service was suspended in January 1917 and the cover was struck with three line "Zurück" cachet in blue and 'Bremen 1 / T.B.' cds (Jan 15) and returned to sender with Stuttgart re-arrival cds above (Feb 23). Rare.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 4041 Argentina

    1917: 5c. blue postal stationery card, H&G 37, carried on First Flight from Buenos Aires (Sept 2) to Montevideo by the pilot, Theodore Fels, with special circular cachet PRIMER CORREO AÉREO INTERNACIONAL / ENTRE BUENOS AIRES Y MONTEVIDEO / PILOTO TEODORO FELS in blue at left. Scarce and fine Muller = 20'000 pts.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
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    Lot# : 4042 Argentina

    1930 (May): Zeppelin 1 p. slate-blue & red, an unused horizontal pair, first stamp overprinted in blue and second stamp variety "Overprint Omitted", fresh and very fine, superb og. Extremely rare Jalil 662d = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
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    Lot# : 4043 Buenos Aires

    1859 (Sept 3): Cabecitas 4 r. green on blued paper, clear impression, a fine used example with large margins all round tied to cover from Morón to Buenos Aires tied by circular intaglio "DC" monogram handstamp in green. An outstanding and extremely rare single usage of the 4 reales. A magnificent and famous cover Scott = $ 2'000+.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
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    Lot# : 4044 Buenos Aires

    1859: Cabecitas 1 p. blue, large margins all round in a pale milky shade, used on September 5, 1861 entire letter to La Colmena tied by oval italic "Franco" in green with matching MENSAGERIAS DEL COMERCIO / PIEDRAS 81 / BUENOS AIRES cachet in same ink at left. A fine and rare usage
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 4045 Argentina

    Córdoba 1858 (Oct 28): 5 c. blue on horizontally laid paper, a complete unused sheet of thirty subjects (10 x 3) with huge margins all round and in a deep fresh shade, with position 17 showing "Stop aafter CEN", position 20 showing "C RDOBA" variety, position 28 showing "Broken 5" variety; typical minor creasing on large part or unmounted og. Probably the finest quality sheet now extant Gi P54a/c = £ 3'240+/Scott 1 = $ 4'500+.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
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    Lot# : 4046 Argentina

    Cordoba 1858 (Oct 28): Lithographed 10 c. black, an unused example on horizontally laid paper, position 20 from the lower right corner of the sheet, good to large margins all round, trivial hinge thin at top not affecting the appearance and of no significance, fresh and fine, large part og. A magnificent example of a rare stamp Scott = $ 3'000.
    Starting bid : 850 CHF
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    Lot# : 4047 Argentina

    Corrientes 1856 (Aug 21): UN REAL MC, a used horizontal strip of three, Types 1-2-3, large margins all round, all cancelled individually with "SSS" manuscript in ink. A fine and rare multiple Jalil 1 = $ 135+/Gi P56/Scott = $ 120+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 4048 Argentina

    Corrientes 1856 (Aug 21): UN REAL MC, a used example, Type 6, cancelled on small piece by rare "16 Bars" cancellation in black. An extremely rare cancellation on this issue signifying a late usage of the adhesive.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 4049 Argentina

    Corrientes 1856 (Aug 21): UN REAL MC, a used example, Type 1, with good to huge margins all round, used on cover to Goya, cancelled by manuscript "SSS" in ink. A fine and most appealing cover Gi P56 = £ 350/Scott = $ 450.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 4050 Argentina

    Corrientes 1856 (Aug 21): UN REAL MC, a used example with large margins all round, Type 2, tied to February 10, 1857 cover from Corrientes City to Felix Delfino in Bella Vista by "#" in manuscript ink. Acid ink faults to address panel and secured internally for better display, nevertheless a fine and scarce cover Gi P56 = £ 350/Scott = $ 450.rn 
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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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
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    Lot# : 4052 Argentina

    Corrientes 1860: (3 c.) black on deep clear blue, fine impression, a complete sheet of 24 subjects in three vertical panes of eight, Second Printing, Second Setting. Some trivial, possibly natural paper stains otherwise fine unused without the usual creasing. A scarce and most attractive sheet Scott = $ 225+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4053 Argentina

    Corrientes 1871: (3 c.) black on deep blue, a used block of eight (4 x 2), the complete pane, with close to good margins all round, neatly cancelled by the oval 'diagonal lines' obliterator in black. A scarce and attractive multiple Gi P59 = £ 190+/Scott = $ 240+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4054 Argentina

    Corrientes 1864: (2 c.) black on blue-green, Type 6, a used example with good to large margins all round, used on June 25, 1866 cover from Caa Cati to Felix Delfino in Bella Vista cancelled by "#" manuscript cancellation in ink. A fine and most attractive cover Gi P62 = £ 250/Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 4055 Argentina

    Corrientes 1864: (2 c.) black on blue-green, Type 1, a used example with large even margins all round, used on Sept 18, 1866 cover from Mburucaya to Felix Delfino in Bella Vista cancelled by "#" manuscript cancellation in ink. A fine and most attractive cover Gi P62 = £ 250/Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 4056 Argentina

    Corrientes 1867: (2 c.) black on yellow, a complete sheet of 32 subjects in four panes of eight, arranged vertically tête-bêche, probable First Printing, Third Setting, fine unused with typical central file folds, large part or unmounted streaky og. Scarce and attractive sheet Scott = $ 240+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4057 Argentina

    Corrientes 1867: (2 c.) black on yellow, Types 8-4, a fine used horizontal interpanneau tête-bêche pair, Third Printing group, large margins all round, cancelled by oval 'diagonal lines' obliterator of Corrientes. A scarce and attractive pair.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 4058 Argentina

    Corrientes 1867: (2 c.) black on yellow, Type 4, a fine used example with large margins all round, cancelled by oval 'diagonal lines' handstamp in black, on circa 1869 cover to Corrientes: the cancellation applied on arrival. The oval 'diagonal lines' cancellation was introduced in February 1868 and was only used in Corrientes City. Some age spots do not detract from a fine cover Gi P63 = £ 140+/Scott = $ 100+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 4059 Argentina

    Corrientes 1867: (2 c.) black on yellow, Types 7-8, a fine used horizontal pair with huge margins all round, cancelled by nine vertical manuscript pen strokes on June 19, 1871 cover from Caa Cati to Felix Delfino in Bella Vista. A fresh and very fine cover Gi P63 = £ 140+/Scott = $ 100+.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 4060 Argentina

    Corrientes 1871: (3 c.) black on deep blue, very deep shade, a complete sheet of 32 subjects in four panes of eight, arranged horizontally tête-bêche, Third Printing, Third Setting, fine unused without the usual creasing.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 4061 Argentina

    Corrientes 1871: (3 c.) black on deep blue, Type 1, a fine used example with large margins all round, tied to 1873 cover to Goya by neat "Corrientes" circular datestamp (Oct 11) in black. A fresh and very fine cover Gi P59 = £ 275/Scott = $ 100+.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 4062 Argentina

    Corrientes 1874/80: (3 c.) deep black on bright lilac-rose, Fourth Printing in a clear impression, a fine used complete pane of eight (4 x 2) with reasonable margins all round, cancelled by two complete strikes of "Corrientes" circular datestamp (Oct 4,, 1876) in black. A very scarce multiple Gi P68 £ 250+/Scott = $ 550+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    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
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    Lot# : 4064 Argentina

    Corrientes 1874: (3 c.) black on dull lilac-rose, Type 8, First Printing, a fine used example with close to large margins all round, tied to 1874 cover to Mercedes by "Corrientes" circular datestamp (April 1) in black. The cover with slight imperfections but a rare and appealing early usage of this adhesive. Signed Holcombe, G. Lamy Gi P65 = £ 200/Scott = $ 400.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 4065 Argentina

    Corrientes 1874/80: (3 c.) deep black on pale dull rose, Eighth Printing, a fine used complete pane of eight (4 x 2) with clear to good margins all round, cancelled by four strikes of "Corrientes" double circule datestamp (Oct 15, 1879) in black. A scarce multiple Gi P68 £ 250+/Scott = $ 275+.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 4066 Argentina

    Tierra Del Fuego 1891 (Jan): Essays for the 10 c. value (2), perf. 11½, one printed in blue and the other with shaved perfs. at left, printed in green, together with a further Trial print in orange, the first two with large part og. the last adhered to card. A scarce and most attractive trio.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 4067 Bolivia

    1859 (April 8): Entire letter from Totora to Cochabamba, Cruz Torres correspondence, struck with fancy framed TOTORA / FRANCA handstamp in red. Rare and very fine.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 4068 Bolivia

    1868: Entire letter from La Paz to Tacna, mailed prepaid during stamp shortage, struck with straight line "FRANCA" and "CORREO DE LA PAZ" datestamp (Feb 22) in black. Scarce and fine entire.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 4069 Bolivia

    1879c: Cover from Antofagasta to Mejillones de Bolivia with fine octagonal framed "CORREO ANTOFAGASTA / 5c." handstamp struck in blue with fancy framed "Franca" handstamp perfectly struck alongside in blue. Readdressed on arrival back to Antofagasta, a fine and rare cover - just three examples of the '5 c.' frank are recorded.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
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    Lot# : 4070 Bolivia

    1863 (March-April): Justiniano Garcia unadopted issue, 2 r. value printed in black, a sheet marginal horizontal pair showing the "Tête-Bêche" variety, fresh and fine with typical slightly browned large part og. Rare.
    Starting bid : 220 CHF
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    Lot# : 4071 Bolivia

    1867c.: Essays (4) in Die Proof format by Reister of Paris showing Liberty Cap above Llama vignette without indications of value, three on greyish thin wove paper in rose-red, pale blue and in black; fourth example printed in black on green medium wove paper. A scarce and attractive group.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
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    Lot# : 4072 Bolivia

    1867: Condor 5 c. yellow-green on thick paper from the original Plate of 60 subjects, an unused block of ten (5 x 2), positions 7-11 / 19-23, of excellent colour and ample to large margins all round, unused without gum A very rare multiple from the first setting Gi 1 = £ 1'600+/Scott 1d = $ 3'000+.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
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    Lot# : 4073 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. green, Original Plate, two single examples with large margins all round, positions 56 and 66 in differing shades, used on April 19, 1868 entire letter from Tupisa to Cobija cancelled by three strikes of straight line "TUPIZA" in blue-black ink. Reverse with 'Bolivia / Potosi' transit cds (April 23) in black. A rare entire.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 4074 Bolivia

    1867/68: 5 c. green, a used horizontal strip of four, good to large margins all round, fourth stamp showing 'Λ' for 'A' in CENTAVOS, neatly cancelled by two compelte strikes of oval framed PAZ DE AYACUCHO handstamps in black. A charming multiple.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4075 Bolivia

    1867/68: 5 c. lilac, a used example with large even margins all round cancelled by large part 'Correos de La Paz / RB' datestamp dated 31 December 1867, a rare early usage Gi 10 = £ 150/Scott = $ 375.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4076 Bolivia

    1867/68: 5 c.violet, position 28, a used example in a rich shade with large margins all round, neatly cancelled by circular COROCORO handstamps in black. Scarce Scott = $ 375.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4077 Bolivia

    1867/68: 5 c. grey-lilac, a used example with large even margins all round cancelled by large part 'Correos de La Paz / RB' datestamp dated December 1867, a rare early usage Gi 10a = £ 150/Scott = $ 375.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4078 Bolivia

    1867 (Dec): 5 c. violet, a used horizontal pair, positions 65-66, with large even margins all round, cancelled by complete PAZ DE AYACUCHO oval framed handstamp in black. A charming pair Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 4079 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. violet, a used vertical strip of four with good to large margins all round, neatly tied to small piece by "Correo De La Paz" circular datestamps (15 Diciem. 67) in black - the earliest recorded date of use and the largest recorded used multiple of this rare stamp. Some colour suffusion at base but a rarity Scott = $ 1'500+.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 4080 Bolivia

    1867/68: 5 c. grey-lilac, an unused block of four with large margins all round, positions 41-42 / 53-54, a dry print but the design clear, unused without gum. A scarce multiple, this shade listed by Gibbons Gi 10a = £ 800+/Scott = $ 1'500+.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
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    Lot# : 4081 Bolivia

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    1867/68: Condor 10 c. brown, a used vertical pair, positions 65/78 from the lower right corner of the sheet, used on 1868 cover from La Paz endorsed 'per Tacna' to Arequipa, Peru tied by bold strike of "CORREO DE LA PAZ / RB" circular datestamp (Jan 31) in black. A magnificent and rare franking for the single letter rate under 10 grams. Cert. Moorhouse (2009).rnrnProvenance: Collection Jaime Ortiz-Patiño, Spink Shreve, New York, 5 March 2008, lot 2136.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
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    Lot# : 4082 Bolivia

    1867/68: 50 c. dark blue, an unused example, position 7, of rich vibrant colour, large margins all round, fresh and very fine, unused without gum Gi 11a = £ 400/Scott = $ 500.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
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    Lot# : 4083 Bolivia

    1868: 50 c. blue, a used block of four with large even margins all round, position 18-19 / 23-24 on the sheet of 30 subjects, fiscally cancelled in italic manuscript. Rare: one of just three known blocks Gi 11 = £ 1'400+/Scott = $ 1'000+.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
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    Lot# : 4084 Bolivia

    1867/68: 100 c. green, an unused example, position 20, with large margins all round, fresh and very fine, unused without gum. A scarce stamp Gi 12 = £ 340/Scott = $ 500.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
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    Lot# : 4085 Bolivia

    1867/68: 100 c. green, an unused horizontal strip of three, positions 11-12-13 on the sheet of 30 subjects, with large margins all round, fresh and very fine colour - darker on position 11, unused without gum. A scarce and attractive multiple Gi 12 = £ 510/Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
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    Lot# : 4086 Bolivia

    1867/68: 100 c. green, an unused block of eight (4 x 2), positions 17-20 / 22-25 on the sheet of 30 subjects, with large margins all round, fresh and very fine rich deep colour, large part og. An extremely scarce and most attractive multiple Gi 12 = £ 1'350/Scott = $ 2'000.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
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    Lot# : 4087 Bolivia

    1868 (April): American Banknote Co. Die Proof of the 100 c., Nine Stars, imperforate in black on thin white India paper, with file number 581 in top margin. Scarce and very fine.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4088 Bolivia

    1868 (April): 500 c. black, Nine Stars, perf. 12, an unused example centred to top, of deep colour, fresh and fine, without gum. A rare and iconic stamp. Signed Stolow Gi 36 = £ 750/Scoptt = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
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    Lot# : 4089 Bolivia

    1868/70: Eleven Stars, 500 c. black, an unused example of rich colour, fresh and fine, large part og. An extremely rare stamp Gi = £ 2'250/Scott = $ 3'500.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
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    Lot# : 4090 Bolivia

    1890: American Bank Note Co. Die Proof for the 1 c. value, Eleven Stars, printed in black on thick card paper, possibly for the Postal Stationery issue. Rare and fine.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4091 Bolivia

    1890: American Banknote Co. Die Proof for 20 c. value (9 Stars), printed in black on thin white India paper, with ABN imprint at base and file number 'C-221' below. Rare.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4092 Bolivia

    1894: Bradbury Wilkinson Die Proofs (4) for this contentious issue, all imperforate on medium wove paper, with Master Die Proof without Duty Plates in black, 20 c. completed Die Proof in blue and composite 50 c. and 100 c. Die Proof also in blue; all with manuscript violet defacement lines. A unique assembly.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
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    Lot# : 4093 Bolivia

    1916/17: Parliament Building 10 c. orange & blue, Type I and Type II (no period after 'Legislativo'), unused examples each with variety "Centre Inveerted", fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og. Scarce Scott = $ 400.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4094 Bolivia

    1923: 50 c. orange overprinted CORREO AEREO in violet, on Pioneer Airmail cover, with contents, from Riberalta addressed to Porto Velho, Brazil, the cover endorsed "Por Correio Aereo á Villa Bella" at top, flown by the 'King Air Service' with boxed "CORREO AEREO / 17-2-27 h.8 / Riberalta-Beni-Bolivia" manuscript filled (dated and time) cachet in violet. The contents state that this is the first flight to call at Villa Bella. Fine and very rare with less than 5 covers recorded from this service.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
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    Lot# : 4095 Bolivia

    1925: Independence Centenary, Perkins Bacon Imperforate Proofs, the complete set of ten values printed in black, all in horizontal or vertical pairs, fresh and very fine. A scarce assembly.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4096 Bolivia

    1925: Perkins Bacon Die Proofs (2) for Independence issue 50 c. in deep violet, with large format (64 x 86 mm.) imperforate Die Proof in near completed State but lacking one inner frameline; and a small fomat imperforate Die Proof in completed State. A scarce and most attractive pair.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4097 Bolivia

    1931: Mount Potosi 2 c., Perkins Bacon Imperforate sunken Die Proofs (2) in issued colour of green, first example without Duty Plate and less shading on the Mountain and sky, second example in completed design. Fresh and very fine, a scarce pair.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4098 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Airmail, Perkins Bacon Die Proof for the vignette only printed in black on medium wove paper (66 x 33 mm.), with penilled guidelines. Rare.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 4099 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): National Aviation School. Perkins Bacon Airmail 10 c. vermilion & black, an unused block of four, marginal from left of sheet, variety "Centre Inverted", minor perf. splitting between stamp and margin, three stamps unmounted og. Just 50 examples printed. Superb and of great rarity to both the Bolivian and the Airmail specialist Gi 170a = £ 11'000/Scott = $ 10'000.
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 4100 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Airmail, the set of five in imperforate pairs with 10 c. vermilion & black, 10 c. carmine & black, marginal 25 c. dark blue & black, 1 b. red-brown & black and 2 b. black-brown & black, all in superb Imperforate horizontal pairs, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Signed Sanabria Sanabria 11/15, Scott = $ 2'000.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
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