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  • Lot# : 3001 Argentina

    1767 (Nov 21): Entire letter from Cadiz to Buenos Ayres struck with superb strikes of condensed "ESPÑA" handstamp and "3. DE PLATA" both in red; mailed between members of the Basabilbaso family, Manuel Basabilbaso became the Administrator of the 'Correo Maritimo' in Buenos Ayres in 1766. A wonderful and rare entire.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3002 Argentina

    1866 (Oct 12): Cover and complete contents (transcript enclosed with the lot), mailed from Buenos Aires to  Asendorf, Hannover via Bordeaux, struck with circular BUENOS-AYRES / PAQ. FR. K No 1 in black (Salles fig. 1037) and carried on the "Carmel" 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 and Asendorf arrival in blue (Nov 21). A scarce and fine entire.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
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    Lot# : 3003 Argentina

    1870: Cover and complete contents from Buenos Aires to Hannover, sent unpaid by French Packet 'Gironde' with octagonal 'BUENOS AYRES / PAQ. FR. J. No. 1' datestamp (March 31) in black (Salles fig. 1072). Struck in transit in Paris with fine framed "F. / 48" Convention marking in black (Van der Linden fig. 1184) and reverse with 'Aus Frankreich / Per Aachen' cds in blue (April 30) and Asendorf arrival cds of the same day.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3004 Argentina

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    Confederation 1858 (May 1): 5 c. red, a used example with large margins all round but just shaved at top, on circa 1861 second page of entire letter to Buenos Aires endorsed "p. Villa del Salto", tied by oval CORREO / GUALEGUAICHU handstamp in black. File fold across address but a rare cancellation on an attractive and scarce entire. Signed V. Kneitchel. Cert. Jorge del Mazo (2010).rnProvenance: Investphila, Lugano, 10 June 2011, lot 7.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3005 Argentina

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    Confederation 1858: 5 c. red, a vertical strip of three, sheet marginal from right with 9 mm. sheet margin, somewhat roughly separated at left and with touched to large margins, used on Nov 19, 1859 triple rate cover from Goya to Rosario tied by two strikes of the FRANCA handstamp in black. A spectacular and rare franking and without doubt one of the most stunning of all Confederation covers. Cert. Del Mazo (2010).rnProvenance: Investphila, Lugano, 10 June 2011, lot 8.rn 
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 3006 Argentina

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    Confederation 1858 (May 1): 10 c. dark green, a used example with large margins all round, on May 14, 1859 entire letter from Rosario de Santa Fé to Corrientes tied by oval CORREO NACIONAL / DEL ROSARIO / FRANCA handstamp in black. A very rare stamp on letter. Cert. Jorge del Mazo (2010) Scott = $ 750.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3007 Argentina

    1862: Escuditos 5 c rose, with accent, a fine example with good even margins all round, used on January 1863 cover to Rosario tied by oval CORREOS NACIONALES / FRANCA / MENDOZA handstamp in black.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3008 Argentina

    1863: Escuditos 5 c. rose, without accent, a fine example with large margins all round, used on 1863 cover to Tucuman tied by framed CORREO NACIONAL / DEL/  ROSARIO handstamp with 'Correo Del Rosario' cds alongside (July 28), both in blue.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3009 Argentina

    1862/63: Escuditos  5 c. rose, no accent, a used horizontal pair with large margins all round, on 1863 entire letter to Goya endorsed 'Con 1 Paquete Diarios' and Ship endorsement 'p. Ypora', tied by BUENOS AYRES circular datestamp (Dec 5) in blue. A fine and scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 220 CHF
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    Lot# : 3010 Argentina

    1864: Escuditos 5 c. carmine, no accent and thin 'C', a fine example with good to large margins all round, used on cover from Parana to Buenos Aires, cancelled on arrival by oval of dots handstamp in black. Pencil dated by Knietschel externally as 1864, a scarce cover. Signed Knietschel.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3011 Argentina

    1864/67: Rivadavia 5 c. lake, perf. 11½, a fine used example on 27 May 1864 entire letter to Salta, tied by framed FRANCA / TUCUMAN handstamp in black. An early usage of the perforated Rivadavia.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3012 Argentina

    1864/67: Rivadavia 5 c. brown rose, perf. 11½, used on December 1865 entire letter to Buenos Aires endorsed 'pr. Espryador' tied by bold strike of FRANCA handstamp in black.
    Starting bid : 80 CHF
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    Lot# : 3013 Argentina

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    1864/65: Rivadavia 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 : 750 CHF
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    Lot# : 3014 Argentina

    1864/67: Rivadavia 10 c. green, perf. 11½, a fine used example on 1865 cover to Corrientes tied by 'Buenos Aires / C' datestamp in black. Signed Calves.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3015 Argentina

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    1864/66: Rivadavia 5 c. green and 15 c. blue (2), wmk. 'RA', perf. 11½, used on registered cover front and one back flap to Rosario, paying the triple weight (15 c.) + registration (25 c.) fee, tied by oval framed "CORREOS NACIONALES / FRANCA / DE SAN JUAN" oval handstamp, one 15 c. also tied by one of four surrounding strikes of the framed CERTIFICADO handstamp in black. Reverse with docketing of receipt in manuscript. A fine and scarce cover. Cert. Moorhouse (2016).rnProvenance: Collection Hugo Goeggel, Corinphila sale 205, June 2016, lot 317.
    Starting bid : 1,250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3016 Argentina

    1867: Rivadavia 5 c. carmine, no wmk., imperforate, two fine used examples, each with large margins all round, one cancelled at Cordoba from a fine impression, the other with tiny unapparent scissor cut in top margin, cancelled at Concordia and a slightly more blurred impression.
    Starting bid : 80 CHF
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    Lot# : 3017 Argentina

    1867: Rivadavia 5 c. rose-carmine, imperforate on unwatermarked paper, a fine example with good to large margins all round, used on 1867 cover from Santa Fé to Rosario tied by oval of dots obliterator in black. Circular "Correos De Santa Fé" datestamp in black alongside (Sept 5). File fold well away from the adhesive but a most attractive cover. Signed Calves.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3018 Argentina

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    1867: Rivadavia 5 c. rose-carmine, imperforate on unwatermarked paper, a fine large margined example used on July 23, 1867 cover from Cordoba to Rosario, tied by superb strike of framed CORDOBA handstamp in black. A fine and most attractive cover - and most probably the earliest known usage of this stamp on letter. Cert. Moorhouse (2014).rnProvenance: Corinphila sale 191, 19 Nov 2014, lot 730.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
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    Lot# : 3019 Argentina

    1864/67: Rivadavia 5 c. carmine, perf. 11½, a fine example in a bright shade, used on July 1867 cover to Buenos Aires tied by framed CORREOS DE / SALTA rococo handstamp in black. File fold at right but most attractive.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3020 Argentina

    1867/68: Rivadavia 5 c. vermilion, cross-hatched, a single example used on 1875 cover to Marseille, carried on French Packet 'Orenoque', well tied by cog wheel segmented cork handstamp in black. Buenos Aires cds adjacent (April 10) and octagonal 'Buenos Ayres / Paq. Fr. J. No. 2' datestamp alongside (Salles fig. 1072). Reverse with Buenos Aires datestamps and Marseille arrival (May 10) where charged '12' décimes due in manuscript. Attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3021 Argentina

    Paraguay War 1868: Rivadavia 20 c. vermilion, crossed lines, a used example on 1869 cover from Humaitá to Goya, tied by superb strike of rare barred "H" diamond obliterator in black of Humaitá. Circular CORREOS DE CORRIENTES transit cds (April 26) alongside in black. Much of the Paraguayan town of Humaitá was in the hands of the Argentinian forces by July 1868, finally falling in August 1868. Less than 10 examples recorded nearly all of which are on the Demarchi correspondence to Buenos Aires. An extremely rare cover in the foremost quality.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 3022 Argentina

    1873: 1 c. purple and 4 c. brown used on 1875 entire letter from Paso de los Libres (Nov 14) to Buenos Aires, mailed via Concordia with oval Forwarding Agent's cachet COLL SARDÁ y CA. / CONCORDIA in green on flap. Adhesives tied by 'Concordia' cds's in black with Buenos Aires arrival on reverse (Nov 19). Typical slight aging but an unusual usage.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3023 Argentina

    1877: 8 c. lake rouletted, a single example used on 1878 entire letter to Lobos tied by scarce "OFICINA 11 DE SETbre / BS. AS." cds in black (Jan 1, 1879). Superb and scarce.
    Starting bid : 80 CHF
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    Lot# : 3024 Argentina

    1878: 16 c. green rouletted, single example used on 1878 entire letter to Bordeaux, carried on French Packet 'Niger', well tied by "Buenos Aires / Estacion Lima' datestamp (Dec 7) in black. Octagonal 'Buenos Ayres / Paq. Fr. J. No. 1' datestamp alongside (Salles fig. 1072). Reverse with Buenos Aires datestamps and Bordeaux arrival (Jan 5, 1879).
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3025 Argentina

    1877/80: Lopez 2 c. yellow green in a vertical pair used in combination with 1888/90 10 c. brown in horizontal pair on 1890 registered cover to Seville, Spain tied by Buenos Aires cds's in black. Reverse with Barcelona transit (Feb 17) and Sevilla arrival (Feb 19). Opening tears at top but a scarce mixed issue franking.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3026 Argentina

    Tierra Del Fuego 1904: Postcard from Charcot Antarctic Expedition (Le lancement de "Français" à St. Malo) franked by 1901 3 c. orange tied by "USHUAIA / T. DEL FUEGO" cds (Jan 4) in black. The card, small fault at base, is signed by Jean Baptiste Charcot, the leader of the Expedition and founder of the French Boy Scouts.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3027 Argentina

    Antarctic 1935 (Dec 31): Postcard with New Year's greeting franked by May 1935 10 c. red tied by bold strike of oval framed MINISTERIO DE HORTICULTURA / OBSERVATORIO / ISLAS ORCADOS / DIRECCION DE METEOROLOGICA in violet.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3028 Argentina

    1878: Proofs (4) by the National Bank Note Co. for the postal stationery wrapper, printed on thin India paper (approx 40 x 45 mm.) in blue, green, brown and issued colour of red. Scarce H&G E1.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3029 Argentina

    1886: Juarez Celman 2 c. brown on pale brown postal stationery letter-card, inscribed at lower left "Vice-Presidente / de la / Republica.". Fresh and very fine unused. Rare (H&F DA2 / Jalil CPO-2).
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3030 Argentina

    1890: 2 c. brown postal stationery letter-card, a fine unused example with advertising on front, reverse and inside (a range incl. the Jockey Club), headed at top "Serie A - Emision I", some aging on perfs. but rare (Jalil CAP-12 = $ 500), and 2 c. brown postal stationery letter-card on thinner stock, similar all-over advertising headed "Serie A - Emision II", also similarly fine unused and in this describer's opinion considerably rarer (Jalil CAP-13 = $ 600, H&G A34a). A splendid pair of seldom seen cards.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3031 Argentina

    1901: Postal stationery group with 1901 New Year 5 c. illustrated postal stationery envelopes (2) fine unused (Jalil SZC-13-11-C), San Martin 2 c. brown postal stationery used envelopes privately printed with Juan Lalor address (Bme. Mitre 311) at left (one is an up-rated usage), San Martin 5 c. red (with dot) postal stationery envelope privately printed with 'Montemayor' return address unused, 1934 'M.R.C.' surcharge in black on fold-out 10 c. red card fine unused (TAZ-11), a scarce group.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3032 Argentina

    1906: 15 c. deep blue postal stationery envelope with inscription at top "Además del valor del timbre un centavo por el sobre (Ley de Tarifas)" at top of the envelope (H&G 24 type II - unlisted / VR s65A). Fresh and very fine unused. Rare.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
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    Lot# : 3033 Argentina

    1936: "Servicio Expreso Urbano" Saavedra 70 c. purple on yellow letter-card (Jalil EXU-22) with legend 'Si lo deposita...', a used example with crayon through the first paragraph; together with 1941/44 (sic) "Servicio Expreso Urbano" Saavedra 70 c. purple on yellow letter-card (Jalil EXU-24) with legend 'Pueden escribirse...' used on 31 August 1939, pre-dating the Jalil listing. A scarce duo.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3034 Argentina

    1939: "Servicio Expreso Urbano" Saavedra 70 c. purple on yellow letter-card (Jalil EXU-24) with legend 'Pueden escribirse...', another on grey stock (Jalil EXU-25) unused ; and a used example on yellow stock cancelled on 1 July 1939, pre-dating the Jalil listing. A scarce trio.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3035 Argentina

    1943: Moreno 5 c. brown postal stationery envelope with inscription '(Ley de Tarifas)' at top and four address lines below (Jalil SOB-99), a used example with variety "Double Print" cancelled by 'Fortuna' cds (Sept 25) and by Buenos Aires machine cancel. File fold on no significance, rare variety unrecorded by Jalil.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3036 Argentina

    1857: 'Gauchitos' imperforate Essays for proposed issue by Katzenstein & Castelli of Buenos Aires, all in blocks of four with 4 r. yellow, 6 r. yellow green marginal from right of sheet, 8 r. in deep grey violet marginal from base of sheet and 10 r. deep blue; minor bends on large part og. A rare and splendid set Kneitschel 1/4.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
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    Lot# : 3037 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 : 1,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 3038 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 rich fresh shade, with position 17 showing "Stop after CEN", position 20 showing "C RDOBA" variety, position 28 showing "Broken 5" variety; one central crease and tiny 1 mm. tear at base in margin only, not affecting the exquisite appearance, unused without gum Gi P54a/c = £ 3'240+/Scott 1 = $ 4'500+.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 3039 Argentina

    Corrientes 1856 (Aug 21): UN REAL MC, a used reconstruction of the 8 Types, each with large margins all round, all cancelled in manuscript. An exceptional group and very scarce thus Jalil 1 = $ 360/Gi P56/Scott = $ 320.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3040 Corrientes

    1856 (Aug 21): UN REAL MC 1 r. black on blue paper (Type 1), a used example with large margins all round, tied to circa 1858 cover from Paz to Corrientes by unrecorded oval framed CORREOS DE PAZ handstamp in black. Rare, ex collection Stitch.
    Starting bid : 850 CHF
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    Lot# : 3041 Argentina

    Corrientes 1856: 1 r. black on blue (Type 6), a fine used example with large margins all round, cancelled by manuscript '#' on circa 1860 cover endorsed 'C.D.S.' at left probably from Corrientes, addressed to Yaguarete Cora. Minor aging but a scarce cover Scott = $ 450.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3042 Corrientes

    1856 (Aug 21): UN REAL MC 1 r. black on blue paper, a used example (Type 8) with large margins all round, on November 28, 1859 entire letter from Corrientes to Goya cancelled by "SS" manuscript cancellation in ink. Slight scratch on front panel away from the fine adhesive, a scarce and attractive entire Gi. P56.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3043 Argentina

    Corrientes 1856: UN REAL MC black on blued paper, a used horizontal strip of three, Types 4-1-2 and thus an interpanneau strip, used on 23 March 1860 cover from Saladas to Goya, cancelled by manuscript pen crosses in black ink. The adhesives with small peripheral marginal faults but a very rare cover: only three first issue interpanneau frankings have been recorded Gi P56 = £ 350++/Scott = $ 450++.rn 
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
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    Lot# : 3044 Argentina

    Corrientes 1860 (Feb 8): Manuscript deleted UN REAL MC black on blued paper, an unused example, Type 6, with large margins all round. A very scarce stamp. Signed Todd AIEP Gi P57 = £ 425/Scott = $ 600.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3045 Argentina

    Corrientes 1864: (2 c.) black on yellow-green (Type 7), a superb used example with large margins all round, cancelled in manuscript on December 1864 entire letter from Caa Cati to Goya. A fine and rare usage Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3046 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 : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3047 Argentina

    Corrientes 1867: (2 c.) black on yellow, Type 3, a fine used example with large margins all round, cancelled by two vertical manuscript pen strokes on March 14, 1867 cover from Caa Cati to Felix Delfino in Bella Vista. An early usage on a fresh and very fine cover Gi P63 = £ 140+/Scott = $ 100+.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3048 Argentina

    Corrientes 1871: (3 c.) black on dark blue, a complete pane of eight subjects (4 x 2) with touched to good margins, all cancelled by nine barred obliterators in black, one stamp slight pinhole and diagonal bend but a rare multiple Gi P59 = £ 200+/Scott = $ 150+.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3049 Argentina

    Corrientes 1875/76: (3 c.) black on pinkish rose-lilac (Kneitschel #11), a complete pane of eight subjects (4 x 2) with ample to close margins, all cancelled by "Corrientes" datestamps (Sept 13, 1876). Rare Gi P67 = £ 1'200/Scott = $ 560+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3050 Argentina

    Corrientes 1874/80: (3 c.) deep black on lilac-rose, Type 2, Fourth Printing in a clear impression, a fine used example with ample margins all round, tied to front of cover to Corrientes by neat strike of circular MERCEDES / CORR. TES handstamp in black. Scarce thus.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3051 Argentina

    Corrientes 1877: (3 c.) black on 'rosa añejo' (Kneitschel #13), a complete pane of eight subjects (4 x 2) with large margins all round, cancelled by "Corrientes" datestamps (Aug 29, 1877). Rare Gi P70 = £ 220+/Scott = $ 400+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3052 Bolivia

    1812c.: Entire letter to Arequipa rated '3' (reales) in manuscript, struck with fine straight line POTOSI handstamp in red of despatch. Scarce and attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3053 Bolivia

    1840 (July 28): Entire letter datelined at Ayuma, mailed prepaid to Cochabamba struck with framed FRANCA and MACHA handstamp in red, reverse with manuscript 'franca' and framed ORURO handstamp in blue of transit. Exceptional strikes and very rare.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3054 Bolivia

    1848 (Feb 4): Prepaid entire letter datelined Trinidad, mailed to Cochabamba and rated '2½' (reales) in manuscript, struck by framed VENI and FRANCA handstamps in red below. Superb and rare.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3055 Bolivia

    1850c.: Prepaid cover to Valparaiso struck with two strikes of COCHABAMBA despatch, FRANCA and rare ESTERIOR handstamps in red with '5' (cents) rate marking for amount to collect on delivery. Central fle fold but a charming and extremely rare cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3056 Bolivia

    1850c.: Cover from Potosi to Jujuy, Argentina with oval sender's cachet at left and struck with fine oval framed REPUBLICA BOLIVIANA / EXTERIOR / POTOSI / FRANCA handstamp in green with rate mark "1" alongside. Slightest of aging but an attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3057 Bolivia

    Incoming Mail 1852: Entire letter endorsed 'par Ville de Lima' addressed to the French Consul in Chiquisica, Bolivia struck on obverse with 'Bureau Maritime / Havre' cds (Feb 28) and 'P.P.' in red; framed "Acheminée par / WANNER LANGER & Co. / Havre" Forwarding Agent's cachet in red displaying well on flap. A scarce and fine entire.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3058 Bolivia

    1864 (April 3): Entire letter from Samaipata to Cochabamba rated '2' in manuscript, with fine strike of oval intaglio SAMAIPATA / FRANCA handstamp in black with laurel leaves below. Exceptionally scarce.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
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    Lot# : 3059 Bolivia

    1864 (Sept 2): Prepaid entire letter from Chayanta to Cochabama struck with superb illustrated CHAYANTA / FRANCA oval handstamp in green. Rare.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3060 Bolivia

    1872 (April 14): Stamp Shortage: cover from Antofagusta (now Chile) to Iquique, Peru (now Chile), struck in lieu of adhesives with framed FRANCA and oval framed CANCELADO handstamps in black.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3061 Bolivia

    1876: Stamp Shortage: cover to Calama at quadruple rate struck with framed FRANCA handstamp and four strikes of circular CARRACOLES / BOLIVIA datestamps in black (Sept 29). Superb and rare.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
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    Lot# : 3062 Bolivia

    1877: Stamp Shortage: entire letter from Cochabama to Santiago, Chile at 20 c. rate struck with two strikes of "ADMON DE CORREOS / DE / COCHABBA / 10 CTS." in blue, reverse with faint arrival cds in violet alongside 'Valparaiso / Chile' transit cds (Oct 30). Opens well for display, a rare cover.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
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    Lot# : 3063 Bolivia

    1878 (July 19): Stamp Shortage: cover from Cochabama to Tacna, Peru at 40 c. rate struck with four strikes of "ADMON DE CORREOS / DE / COCHABBA / 10 CTS." in blue. A fine and rare cover.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
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    Lot# : 3064 Bolivia

    1863 (March-April): Justiniano Garcia issue, an unused block of sixteen (4 x 4), printed in blue with upper row of four subjects denominated 1 r. and the second two rows 2 r. and the fourth row at 4 r. Fresh and fine with good margins and colour for this abandoned issue, without gum Scott = $ 4'800.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
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    Lot# : 3065 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. blue-green, 1st. Re-engraving, a horizontal pair, positions 49-50, clear to large margins all round, used on January 16, 1868 entire letter from Sucre to Potosi cancelled by SUCRE handstamp in black. A fine and rare entire. Signed Holcombe.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
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    Lot# : 3066 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) in an extraordinarily deep shade - almost British Racing Green, positions 1-5 / 13-17, ample to large margins all round, unused without gum. A very rare multiple from the first setting Gi 1 = £ 1'600+/Scott 1b = $ 3'000+.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
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    Lot# : 3067 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. green, 4th. re-engraving, a vertical pair, positions 49/61, good to large margins all round, used on June 3, 1868 entire letter from Tupisa to Cobija, tied by manuscript pen crosses in ink with TUPISA despatch handstamp below in green. Reverse with 'Potosi' transit cds (June 7) in black. Some splitting on file folds as usual but a fine and extremely scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3068 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. rose-lilac / mauve, an unused example of fine colour, large margins all round, unused without gum. Rare Gi 10/Scott = $ 375.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3069 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 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 : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3070 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. grey-lilac, a used example with ample to good margins all round cancelled by large part 'Correos de La Paz / RB' datestamp dated 31 December 1867, a particularly rare and extremely early usage. Signed Holcombe Gi 10a = £ 150/Scott = $ 375.

    Corrigenda: Cancellation from 31 December (not 31 November like described)

    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3071 Bolivia

    1867 (Dec): Condor 5 c. violet, a used horizontal pair, with good to large margins all round, cancelled by 'Correos La Paz' cds in black. Scarce and attractive pair Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3072 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 10 c. brown, an unused horizontal pair in a rich chocolate shade with large margins all round, positions 47-48, slightest vertical crease between the stamps in margin only, unused without gum, a delightful and rare multiple Gi 7b/Scott = $ 800+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3073 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 10 c. brown, a used example in a deep shade with good to large margins all round, position 33, tied to small piece by "Correo de La Paz" cds in black. Exceptional and very scarce. Signed Alex Rendon Gi 7a/Scott = $ 350.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3074 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 50 c. orange-yellow, an unused complete sheet of 30 subjects (5 x 6), of fresh rich colour and large even margins all round, horizontal bend across the central margin and one or two entirely trivial wrinkles and age spots on large part or unmounted og. A rare and splendid sheet Scott = $ 1'050+.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
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    Lot# : 3075 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 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 : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3076 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 100 c. blue, an unused horizontal strip of five, positions 26-30 on the sheet of 30 subjects, with large margins all round and of good colour, position 27 showing doubled second '0' in '100' at upper left. A fine and scarce multiple, unused without gum Scott = $ 400+.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3077 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 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 : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3078 Bolivia

    1867/68: Essay for the proposed 500 c., an imperforate horizontal pair in black on thick straw paper, good to large margins all round. Note the lack of central shading on the globe. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3079 Bolivia

    1868: Nine Stars 5 c. green, a fine used horizontal pair on 1869 entire letter from La Pz to Cochabamba tied by "Correos De La Paz / RB" in black. Fresh and very fine with sender's embossed cachet at upper left. A scarce issue on letter.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3080 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 : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3081 Bolivia

    1868/69: Eleven Stars 10 c. vermilion used on cover originally mailed as a Consignee's letter from Paris (April 11, 1872) to Sucre, forwarded with oval cachet of "Losado Hermanos / Cobija" Agent's cachet in green and the adhesive, crossed by light file fold, tied by oval framed CANCELADO handstamp in black. An exceptional and rare usage.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3082 Bolivia

    1868/69: 500 c. black, Eleven Stars, perf. 12, an extraordinary hand-painted example, stamp size in black and Chinese white, on gummed paper. A most unusual item, possibly an Essay or Proof but status unknown, nevertheless most attractive and the first this describer has seen and indeed, the only example Brian Moorhouse had encountered.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3083 Bolivia

    1878: Die Proof for the 10 c. value in issued colour of bright orange, printed on India thin paper inset in card (100 x 90 mm.), with full American Bank Note Co. imprint at base. Rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3084 Bolivia

    1899: "E.F. / 1899" handstamped surcharge in violet on 10 c. yellow-brown in a horizontal strip of three, used on 5 c. blue postal stationery envelope and cancelled in black, sent registered/AR to Bavaria with red labels of each on front and reverse with 1897 Portraits 1 c. pale yellow-green in a partially defective strip of five with arival (Sept 20). Rare usage of the provisional 'Estado Federal' surcharge issue.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3085 Bolivia

    1901/04: 5 c. scarlet, 10 c. blue and 20 c. violet & black, Proofs by the American Banknote Co. in issued colours, each struck on yellow medium wove paper (165 x 117 mm.). A fresh, fine and most unusual trio.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3086 Bolivia

    1909: Lithographed 5 c. blue & black, a block of four used on registered 1909 cover locally mailed within La Paz, cancelled by datestamps in violet (July 27 - eleventh day of issue), with oval "Correos de Bolivia / Expendio / La Paz" cachet alongside. File fold well away from the adhesives, a scarce issue on letter.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3087 Bolivia

    1909: Lithographed 10 c. green & black, a corner marginal block of four used on 1909 registered cover locally mailed within La Paz, cancelled by datestamps in violet (Aug 16), with oval "Correos de Bolivia / Expendio / La Paz" cachet alongside. File fold well away from the adhesives, a scarce issue on letter.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3088 Bolivia

    1909: Lithographed 20 c. orange & black, a corner marginal block of four used on 1909 registered cover locally mailed within La Paz, cancelled by datestamps in violet (Aug 16), with oval "Correos de Bolivia / Expendio / La Paz" cachet alongside. File fold well away from the adhesives, a scarce issue on letter. Tiny inclusion at top of envelope but most attractive.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3089 Bolivia

    1909: Lithographed 5 c. blue & black, 20 c. green & black pair and 20 c. orange & black used on 1909 registered cover from La Paz to Germany tied by violet datestamps (Aug 12), with La Paz registered cachet and 'Callao-Peru' registered cachets in violet and Callao transit (Aug 21) on reverse alongside brown German Consular wafer seal.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3090 Bolivia

    1909: UPU 20 c. violet & black (Arze) postal stationery envelope, unissued, fresh and very fine unused. Rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3091 Bolivia

    1909: War of Independence 20 c. violet & black (Esteban) used on 1912 cover to Berlîn tied by superb VILLAMONTES / CHACO BOLIVIANO cds (April 20) in black.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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    Lot# : 3092 Bolivia

    Cañamina Provisional 1927: Cover addressed to the Toledo Stamp Co, franked by provisional Type-written in red on laid paper label "No hay / Estampillas / pag´o Bs. 0.15 / el Receptor:" countersigned in red ink, cancelled on front and back by circular RECEPTORIA DE CORREOS / CAÑAMINA / BOLIVIA in blue. Philatelic but a rare cover: see Karl Lane 'Katalog und Handbuch / Bolivien' page 131 for further details, with just 18 'stamps' issued.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
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    Lot# : 3093 Bolivia

    1923/27: Coat of Arms, a Master Die Proof imperforate on medium wove paper (48 x 65 mm.), engraved in carmine without Country legend or Duty Plates at base, and a further progressive Die Proof in deep carmine with two examples struck on wove with 'Correos de Bolivia' inserted but Duty Plates still blank, dated '18/2/25' in pencil. A rare and fine pair.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3094 Bolivia

    Chaco War 1935: Cover to Argentina franked by 1928 5 c. carmine lake, reverse with perforated "Revisado por la Censura / Militar" in red tied by framed ESTADO MAYOR GENERAL / CENSURA / LA PAZ in red with Cordoba arrival cds (Jan 24) above.
    Starting bid : 85 CHF
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    Lot# : 3095 Bolivia

    1940: Cover from Oruro, Bolivia addressed to Macau franked by 1935 25 c. light blue pair and 1937 2b on 25 c. deep blue cancelled in violet. Reverse with red Boloivian 'Correos y Telegrafos del Estado' perforated label and Reseal "G ♕ R / OPENED BY CENSOR / HONG KONG" labels (2), Hong Kong cds (March 27) and Macau arrival (March 29).
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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    Lot# : 3096 Bolivia

    1951: Sports Issue, Football 1 b. 40 c. Die Proof on gummed white wove paper by the Security Bank Note Co. of New York, completed design in issued colours of black & yellow, with imprint and numbered '8399 (frame) and 8400 (vignmette)' at base. Unique.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3097 Bolivia

    1951: Sports Issue, Handball 3 b. Die Proof on gummed white wove paper by the Security Bank Note Co. of New York, completed design in issued colours of black & yellow-brown, with imprint and numbered '8405 (frame) and '8406 (vignette)' at base. Unique.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
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    Lot# : 3098 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Airmail 10 b. vermilion & black, an unused Imperforate pair, large margins all round, large part og. Very rare. Signed Sanabria Scott = $ 400.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 3099 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Airmail 25 c. dark blue and black, an imperforate Plate Proof block of twelve (6 x 2), marginal from the base of sheet in issued colour, with full PERKINS, BACON & CO. LTD., GRABADORES, LONDRES imprint in margin, one trivial age spot on with superb large part og. A spectacular multiple.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
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    Lot# : 3100 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Airmail 2 b. black-brown & black, an unused horizontal pair, variety "Imperforate", fresh and very fine from top right corner of the sheet, minor wrinkle on unmounted og. Rare, signed Kessler Scott = $ 800.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
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