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  • Lot# : 1 USA

    Incoming 1869 (Sept 13): Entire letter from a shipping agent in St. Thomas, West Indies to New York, with US Shield and Eagle adhesive 10 c. yellowish orange added upon despatch paying the full rate to the States, a fresh adhesive tied by mute round obliterator, "NEW YORK SEP 21" cds alongside. The entire was presumably transported outside the postal system to New York, where it was given to the post office.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 2 USA

    1989: $ 5 Christmas Booklet, complete and containing two panes of ten 25 c. Greetings stamps, the second pane entirely mis-cut leaving one row imperforate horizontally at top (see photo on internet). Fresh and fine.
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    Lot# : 3 USA

    1990: $ 5 Lighthouses Booklet, a complete example with four strips of five, each with variety "White (Value and USA) Omitted", fresh and very fine Scott = $ 300.
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    Lot# : 4 USA

    1936/60: Small selection stamps, labels, cards, covers and documents related to the various American rocket experiments and rocket launches pre to the final moon landing, incl. some better items, good to mixed condition and housed in two albums and in a small box.
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    Lot# : 5 USA

    1937/45: Lot eleven ship mail envelopes, all from New York to Liechtenstein with meter mark frankings of S.S. Queen Mary, S.S. Normandie, American Farmer, steamer Bremen, Lafyette and Aquitania.
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    Lot# : 6 Hawaii

    1864/96: Lot 37 used/unused stamps, written up in sheets, incl. 1864/74 King Kamehemeha, 1875 Kalaukaua dynasty, 1893 Republic Provisional issue and later issues prior to the 1899 annexation.
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    Lot# : 7 Bolivia

    1830 (Feb 19): Entire letter written from La Paz to Cadiz, with two manuscript Forwarding Agent's notations on reverse (probably one from Tacna and the other from Arica?), one is signed 'Z.S.', the other 'C. Calvet'; struck on arrival in France with "P. 32. P. / BORDEAUX" in black with cds at right (Sept 25, a journey time of 218 days), thence to Cadiz where charged '6Rs.' due in red. A rare entire from Bolivia at this date and the entire demonstrates how the Spanish domination of South American trade had already dwindled.
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    Lot# : 8 Bolivia

    1850 (Dec 21): Prepaid 'Propagation of the Faith' entire letter from Lyon, France to the Bishop of Cordoba, Tucuman, Argentina struck with Lyon cds in red (Dec 21) with red 'PD', Paris transit (Dec 23) in black and thence via London (Dec 24) with 'Paid' datestamp in red. Carried via Panama and the Pacific Coast with Bolivian straight line "LAMAR" transit in green and "POTOSI"  in red on reverse to destination where charged '4½' reales due in manuscript. Some aging but a remarkable trans-continental routing and very rare.
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    Lot# : 9 Bolivia

    1853 (July 23): Entire letter from Cobija to Valparaiso carried by PSNC Steamer, struck on despatch with framed "PSNC / COBIJA" handstamp in blue, with manuscript rate '65' centavos due upon arrival: New rate of July 25, 1853 stated PSNC mail to be charged 5c. + twice domestic postage; therefore this letter weighed 1½ ounces. Rare, signed Mario D. Kurchan.
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    Lot# : 10 Bolivia

    1859: Cover from Sucre to Paris endorsed "pr. Mail Ingles via Cobija y Panama", struck on despatch with "SUCRE" handstamp and framed "ESTERIOR / FRANCA" in black with "Guijanos y Ca. / Cobija" Forwarding Agent cachet in black and octagonal framed "PSNC / COBIJA" Agency cachet in black. Three line dated "Panama / Transit" (June 8) in black on front and, in London (June 29) struck with erroneouis "GB / 1F. 60c." accountancy mark deleted with "GB / 2F 87½c." handstamp in black. Charged '12' décimes due on delivery. An outstandingly rare cover of great charm.rnrnProvenance: Collection Jaime Ortiz-Patiño, Spink, New York, 5 March 2008, lot 2038.
    Starting bid : 850.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 11 Bolivia

    1864 (Sept 18): Entire letter from San Bartola Mine near Calama to St. Clair, PA; USA,  with circular "LAMAR / FRANCA" in green addressed via Forwarding Agent "J.M. ARTOLA E HIJOS / COBIJA" with oval black cachet at left, mailed there with rare "PAID-TO-PANAMA" straight line in red (the sole recorded usage of this handstamp - see Parmenter & Gordon page 3/7) and manuscript '1/-' rate prepaid in red. Double arc Panama' cds on obverse and struck on entry with 'Steamship / 10' in black. Back flap missing but with faint 'Callao' British P.O. cds in black. Some aging but a great rarity with the sole recorded "PAID-TO-PANAMA" handstamp.rnrnProvenance: Collection James De Voss.rn                   Investphila, Lugano, Sept 2009, lot 1059.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 12 Bolivia

    1875: Printed Matter rate cover from La Paz to Versailles, France endorsed "Con impresos" and "via Panama" struck on despatch with oval "REPUBLICA BOLIVIANA / PAZ / FRANCA" in violet, carried by Peruvian P.O. in Tacna (March 16) and British P.O. in ARICA with single ring cds in black (March 17). Three line dated "PANAMA / TRANSIT" in black (March 28) and from Colon on Ligne A Steamer (April 1) to Versailles (April 26) where charged '15' décimes handstruck in black. Cover sensibly opened for Exhibit display, rare.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 13 Bolivia

    1842/75: Collection with entire letters/covers (9), with 1842 entire with fine framed "ORURO" in red, 1845/46 prepaid entires with straight line POTOSI in red and SUCRE in black, 1854 prepaid cover with TUPISA in red to Salta, 1858 floral framed "Cochambamba / Franca" in red, 1861/62 oval framed "Oruro / Franca" and "FRANCA / SUCRE" in black, 1865 entire with circular "LAMAR / FRANCA" in green etc. Fine to very fine, a choice group.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 14 Bolivia

    1923: 50 c. orange overprinted CORREO AEREO in violet with insignificant rounded corner top left, 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. rnrnProvenance Collection Brian Moorhouse, Corinphila sale 237, June 2019, lot 5081.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 15 Bolivia

    1923: 50 c. orange overprinted CORREO AEREO in violet, on Pioneer Airmail cover from Riberalta addressed to Guayamerin on the Momore River, the cover endorsed "POR HYDROAVION / CORONEL SALAZAR" at left, 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. Fine and very rare with less than 5 covers recorded from this service. Signed Francis Field.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 16 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Aviation 10 c. vermilion & black, Perkins Bacon & Co. Die Proof in issued colours (67 x 37 mm) with vignette showing the design used for the 'boliviano' values. Unadopted and extremely rare.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 17 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): 10 c. vermilion & black, Perkins Bacon Die Proof in issued colours (67 x 37 mm), engraved on medium cream wove paper. Fine scarce.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 18 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Aviation School, Perkins Bacon & Co. Die Proofs, two Frame ony Proofs, one trials in red brown (61 x 62 mm) and the other in unissued colour of emerald green (78 x 86 mm) without Duty Plates. Rare and fine.
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    Lot# : 19 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Aviation School, Perkins Bacon & Co. Die Proofs (5), two differently designed Die Proofs (66 x 33 mm and 65 x 33mm) engraved in black for the central vignette, together with three frame only Die Proofs for 1 b. (100 x 65 mm) in red brown, 15 c. in carmine (75 x 68mm) and 2 b. blackish brown (65 x 60 mm). Very rare.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 20 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Aviation School, 5 b. green & black, Perkins Bacon imperforate Plate Proof block of four in unissued colour, marginal from left of sheet without gum, and imperforate 2 b. in issued colour of blackish brown & black, very fine, large part og. Rare.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 21 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Airmail, 10 c. to 5 b., the complete unused set of seven values, all overprinted "MUESTRA" reading up in black, fresh and fine set, large part og. Signed Cole; together with a second set of seven, each handstamped "MUESTRA" diagonally in red or violet, upon receipt from the UPU, this last unsed. Scarce.
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    Lot# : 22 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Airmail 10 c. to 5 b., the complete set of seven values, each overprinted "SPECIMEN" diagonally in black and each with security hole, fresh and fine, large part og.
    Starting bid : 140.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 23 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec.): Aviation School 10 c. vermilion / black perf. 14, Recess by Perkins, Bacon, unused Inverted Center Variety, minimal browned o.g. and slightly shifted to the right. After selling the Perkins Bacon archive, an imperforated sheet came into private hands and had been privately perforated probably to create a new variety Scott = US$ 2'750, Gi. = GB£ 2'750.
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    Lot# : 24 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 : 3,000.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 25 Bolivia

    1924: Aviation School, 2 b. blackish brown & black, an unused Imperforate horizontal imperforate pair, variety "Centre Inverted", marginal from left of sheet, fresh and fine, superb large part og. Rare. Signed Francis Field Sanabria 15a.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 26 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Airmail 10c. vermilion & black in corner marginal imperforate pair, 25 c. dark blue & black in an imperforate pair, 1 b. red-brown & black in an imperforate vertical pair unused without gum and creased and 2 b. blackish brown & black in an imperforate pair from top left corner of the sheet, all (excl. 1 b.) with large part og. A scarce and most attractive group.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 27 Bolivia

    1925 (Aug 5): "First Flight from Cochabamba to SUCRE" Airmail 50 c. orange, an unused example of very fresh appearance with green overprint, with large part og. Just 400 issued, an extremely scarce stamp Sanabria = 1.
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    Lot# : 28 Bolivia

    1925 (Aug 5): "First flight from Cochabamba to SUCRE" Airmail 50 c. orange, an unused example with green handstamped surcharge, variety "Surcharge Inverted", large part og. An extremely scarce stamp Sanabria = 1a.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 29 Bolivia

    1925 (Aug 7): 50 c. orange on cover flown on the return leg from Sucre to Cochabamba, Sucred cds in black at left and the stamp tied by "CORREO AEREO / Á COCHABAMBA / 7-VIII-1925." cachet in violet. Closed cover tear at top from opening but a scarce early flight.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 30 Bolivia

    1925 (Aug 11): "First flight from Cochabamba to ORURO", Airmail 50 c. orange, an unused example with green handstamped surcharge, variety "Surcharge Inverted", large part og. with just 100 surcharged examples thus, an extremely scarce stamp Sanabria 2a.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 31 Bolivia

    1925 (Aug 11): "First flight from Cochabamba to ORURO", Airmail 50 c. orange, unused examples (2) with green handstamped surcharge, normal example with hyphens between date, coirner bend, large part og., the second example unused but with two dots instead of the second hyphen in date, without gum. The stamps were handstamped in strips of ten (thus no blocks exist), it must be presumed that the second stamp was from the end of the row. Just 600 examples surcharged, scarce Sanabria 2.rnrnrn 
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    Lot# : 32 Bolivia

    1925 (Aug 11): "First flight from Cochabamba to ORURO", Airmail 50 c. orange, an unused horizontal pair with green handstamped surcharge,  large part og. Just 600 examples surcharged thus, multiples being rare Sanabria 2.rnrnrn 
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 33 Bolivia

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    1925 (Aug 14): 50 c. orange with surcharge in red "CORREO AEREO / LA PAZ / 14-8-1925" (with dots instead of second hyphen) USED on cover flown from Cochabamba to La Paz, tied to cover by oval "Correos de Bolivia / COCHAMBAMBA" datestamp (Aug 14) with La Paz cds adjacent. Just 134 covers carried. Certficate Moorhouse (2013) Sanabria 3.
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    Lot# : 34 Bolivia

    1925 (Aug. 14): First Flight Cochabamba - La Paz, 1923/27 Perkins Bacon  50 c. orange with red CORREO AEREO LA PAZ 14-8-1925 overprint First Flight envelope with two adhesives of which one showing inverted overprint variety, further single franking on flown cover as well as two unused examples of which one with inverted and the second with regular surcharge for comparison Sanabria 3+3a.
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    Lot# : 35 Bolivia

    1928: Map 15 c. carmine lake and Lloyd Airmail 1928 35 c. red-brown used on First Flight 'Cochabamba - Todos Santos', the adshesives tied on despatch and by fine "Sub-Administracion de Correos / Todos Santos" arrivaö (Nov 1, 1928). A superb example of this experimental flight, just 10 items flown.
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    Lot# : 36 Bolivia

    1930 (May 6): Graf Zeppelin unadopted overprints on Aviation School 5 c. with overprint in black (cto cancel), 50 c. optd. in silver and 50 c. optd. in red (as Scott C17), the latter with slightly trimmed perfs., together with an overprint Trial in blue on thin greyish India paper without gum. A scarce and attractive group
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    Lot# : 37 Bolivia

    1930 (May 6): Graf Zeppelin Airmail metallic overprint, a Proof sheet of 25 (5 x 5) in brown in thin grey India paper. Folding in places but extremely rare piece and probably unique in a multiple of this size. Signed Beltran, Matthews.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 38 Bolivia

    1930 (May 6): Graf Zeppelin, the complete set of six values, all with cto cancellations, all showing variety "Overprint Inverted", including the extremely rare 1 b. value (just 25 possible); fresh and fine, all signed Beltran Scott = $ 675 (excl. the 1 b. value).
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 39 Bolivia

    1930 (May 6): Graf Zeppelin 10 c. vermilion & black optd. in blue, 15 c. carmine & black optd. in violet and 25 c. dark blue & black optd. in red, unused examples all showing variety "Overprint Double", fresh and very fine, large part og. The 25 c. with just 25 examples recorded by Sanabria. Signed Beltran Scott = $ 800.rnrnrn 
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    Lot# : 40 Bolivia

    1930 (May 6): Graf Zeppelin 5 c. on 10 c. vermilion & black optd. in green, an unused example with variety "Surcharge Double, One Inverted",rn5 c. on 10 c. vermilion & black optd. in green with additional green line at left of second line of overprint (reading "IR."), and 25 c. dark blue & black optd. in red, with overprint misplaced to left, all fresh and fine, large part og. A scarce group.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 41 Bolivia

    1930 (May 6): 10 c. vermilion & black optd. in blue, 15 c. carmine & black, 50 c. orange & black optd. in brown and 1 b. red brown & black, unused examples with some minor age spots on reverse, all overprinted "MUESTRA" diagonally in black on receipt from UPU, part og. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 42 Bolivia

    1930 (May 6): Graf Zeppelin 50 c. orange & black, an unused horizontal pair, variety "Inverted Overprint" on right hand stamp and variety "Double Overprint both Inverted" on left hand stamp, an extremely scarce multiple with just 25 examples recorded by Sanabria of the second variety, fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Scott = $ 675++.rnrn 
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    Lot# : 43 Bolivia

    1930 (May 6): Graf Zeppelin metallic ink overprints, 5 c. on 10 c. vermilion & black, 10 c. vermilion & black and 25 c. dark blue & black, the 'set' of three values, all with variety "Inverted Overprint" in green, blue and in copper respectively, fresh and very fine, large part og. Rare, just 100 examples exist of the 10 c. and 25 c. values Scott = $ 500, and much under-catalogued.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 44 Bolivia

    1930 (May 6): Metallic ink overprints, the set of five values unused, the 15 c. with some peripheral toning on reverse and without gum, the balance of the set fresh and very fine, large part og. Rare, with just 1'300 sets issued Scott = $ 1'120.
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    Lot# : 45 Bolivia

    1930 (May 14): South America flight of the Graf Zeppelin, return leg, cover to Liverpool franked with Aviation School with surcharges to 1 b. (excl. 50 c. optd. in red) plus the complete set of the 1930 "Zeppelin" overprints on the Lloyd issue all tied "LA PAZ / Correo Aereo" datestamps (May 14), with the arrival cachet "FRIEDRICHSHAFEN 6.6.30" and "FIRST SOUTH AMERICA FLIGHT" cachet. One stamp small corner defect. Sieger 60D. Signed and with letter enclosed from H.W. Sieger.
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    Lot# : 46 Bolivia

    1930 (May 14): South America flight of the Graf Zeppelin, return leg, cover to New York, franked with 1930 with 5 c. on 10 c. (showing "IR" flaw), 10 c., 15 c., 25 c., 50 c. (overprinted in red, rare) and 1 b. together with the complete set of the 1930 "Zeppelin" overprints on the Lloyd issue, with 1.50 on 15 c. with error comma in place of period, all tied "LA PAZ / Correo Aereo" datestamps, with the arrival cachet of Lakehurst in green. Rare Sieger 60D.rnrn 
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    Lot# : 47 Bolivia

    1930: South America flight of the Graf Zeppelin, return leg, letter to France franked with two examples 1b. 50c. plus two further stamps on flown letter. The stamps are cancelled "LA PAZ 14 MAYO 30", with the arrival cachet "Friedrichshafen 6.6.30" and "FIRST SOUTH AMERICA FLIGHT" cachet. Sieger 60A.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 48 Bolivia

    Zeppelin South America flight 1930 (May 18 - June 6): Group of five envelopes franked with provisional airmail issue for the connection to the 'Graf Zeppelin' and provisional overprinted issue for the Zeppelin flight , including two cards from La Paz franked with Bs. 1.50 and 10 c. with one to Berlin and the other to Lakehurst,  further two envelopes franked with Bs.3 and 25 c. with one to Germany (slightly toned) to Germany and other (with folds away from adhesives) to England. In addition registered envelope to USA franked with the complete set of five 'Graf Zeppelin' (Scott C19 - C23) with Bronze overprint tied by boxed departure cachets "30 Jun.1930 Cochabamba-Bolivia" and signed Kessler.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 49 Bolivia

    1933: "HABILITADO / CORREO AEREO / 30 Cvs. / PLATANILLOS" provisional red surcharge, reading down on 1919 5 c. green, an unused example of fresh colour, one slightly nibbed perf. and minor bend at top right of no importance as this provisional, issued at Fortin Platanillos, is but one of only three recorded unused examples.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 50 Bolivia

    1935 (Feb 1) : Airmail 'Map of Bolivia' (and showing the disputed Chaco boundary), American Banknote Co. sunken Die Proof with bevelled corners (95 x 110 mm.) in unissued dull chestnut shade, without Duty Plate at base, without ABN imprint, file number 72964 at top. Superb and very scarce.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 51 Bolivia

    1935 (Feb 1) : Airmail 5c. to 10b. 'Map of Bolivia' issue (and showing the disputed Chaco boundary), American Banknote Co. complete set of sunken Die Proofs with bevilled corners (95 x 110 mm.), completed designs in issued colours on thick card with ABN imprint and file numbers at top in colours of the stamp; fresh and very fine. Rare.
    Starting bid : 850.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 52 Bolivia

    1935: Mariano Baptista 15 c. dull violet, American Banknote Co. sunken Die Proof (95 x 109 mm.), engraved in issued colour, with ABN imprint and file number '73008' at top. Fresh and very fine.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 53 Bolivia

    1925/37: Collection of Bolivian airpost stamps, predominatly unused, incl. 1924 Aviation School compl. set to 5 b. with 2 b. and  5 b. in imperf. pairs, SPECIMEN and privatley ovpted. MUESTRA sets, 10 c., 25 c.  and 50 c. in unused corner blocks of six of upper left of sheet, 2 b. marginal part sheet of lower two rows, 1928 L.A.B. set of three with imperf. 25 c. pair and marginal block of four, 1930 Zeppelin set of six. plus 'Z' overprinted L.A.B. issue used / unused together with the scarce set of inverted surcharges and 1 b. 50 and 6 b. with 'comma for stop' variety, 1930 Landscapes set of eight with proofs in diff. colours and designs, SPECIMEN set of six with an additional set in imperf. horiz. pairs (8), 1935 Map issue set of ten with Specimens as well as 1938 and later issues with some surcharge varieties. All fresh and fine, accompanied by six usages on covers as well as 1923 part set to 1 p. of of 'Bo' overprinted Scadta stamps.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 54 Bolivia

    1932/37: Selection of 20 covers/cards of diff. Zeppelin flights from and to Bolivia, incl. envelope from England to La Paz (Sieger 138), 2. SA-Flight with card and three envelopes from Cochabamba, 3. SA-Flight with five envelopes of which one combination cover First Flight Lima Peru to La Paz (2.4.32) and forwarded to the Zeppelin Flight to "Friedrichshafen 27.4.32", 4. SA-Flight six items as well as an incoming card of 5. SA-Flight cancelled on board (30.8.32) to La Paz. A fine assembly with five Moorhouse certificates (2013).
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 55 Bolivia

    1905/45: Magnificent study collection Development of Bolivian Airmail, starting with Pioneer and Experimental flights with inaugural air service Santa Cruz to Cochabamba (Oct. 2, 1925), 1925 inaugural Junker's flights, 1925 L.A.B. Sucre - Cochabamba first flight (Oct. 10), 1927 registered cover to Latvia, 1928 Doolittle demonstration flights, Lloyd Aero Boliviano first flight Vallegrande to Santa Cruz (April 12, 1929), 1929/32 Domestic Services by Lloyd Aereo Boliviano with first flights, external connections via Brazil to Chile, Ecuador and Europe, further 1932/36 Chaco War Period, Panagra first flight Uruguay - Bolivia (June 1935), followed by Expansion Connectios as Panagra Foreign Airmail Services to Peru, Argentine, Cristobal, USA and up to Canada with legs to Venezuela as well as Transatlantic Airmail Services to Europe by Lufthansa, Air France or LATI. In total 170 items accompanied by 15 Moorhouse certificates (2013). Careful inspection recommended.
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 56 Brasil

    1843/1856:"C.Est de N" oval and '160' reis, both in blue, on 1843 entire letter from Pernambuco (Feb. 25) endorsed 'Por Correio de Lisboa" to Porto , together with 1856 entire from Rio de Janeiro (Dec. 15) to Bordeaux, sent via England and bearing red 'CN 14 JA / 1857',  boxed GB/1F60c in black and Calais entry mark (Jan 14) on front as well as "Paris - Bordeaux 1" railway cds. and  "Bordeaux 15 Janv.57" arrival on reverse.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 57 Brasil

    1971: Cr$13.00 Booklet with red cover, complete and extremely fine with five panes complete, fresh and very fine RHM CD-7.
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    Lot# : 58 Chile

    1821 (Dec 1): Printed entire letter from Valparaiso to Nantes, France stating that Peru was now Independent under General San Martin, and that Peru had opened their Ports to all countries of the World with the exception of Spain, with whom it was still at war. One of the first letters not transported by Spanish mail and ships. The entire travelled via the Magellan Straits (a journey time of eight months) and was struck on arrival with manuscript "Colonies Par" 34 / ST. SERVAN handstamp in black. Rare. Signed Pothion.rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Guy Dutau, Soler y Llach, Barcelona, 2014.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 59 Chile

    1828 (Oct 17): Entire letter from Santiago to Valparaiso, unusually written in French, struck with fine "CHILE." straight line handstamp in red, rated '2' reales to pay.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 60 Chile

    1831 (Dec 20): Ship's register cover from the Customs (Aduana) of Copiapo to the Customs in Chiloe, carried by the Frigate 'N. Pacifico' on a voyage to Chiloe, struck with fine strike of FRANCA and COPIAPO handstamps in black. Reverse with full docketing of arrival in Chiloe (Jan 18, 1832). One of two recorded ship's register of present day Chile, a most appealing and rare cover.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 61 Chile

    1831 (Dec 27): Ship's register cover from the Customs (Aduana) of Coquimbo to the Customs in Chiloe, rated '6 rs.' in manuscript at left, carried by the Brig 'Nacional Pluton' on a voyage to Chiloe, struck with fine strike of italic FRANCA / COQUIMBO handstamp in red. Reverse with full docketing of arrival in Chiloe (Jan 20, 1832). One of two recorded ship's register of present day Chile, a most appealing and rare cover.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 62 Chile

    1840 (Dec 1): Entire letter from Valparaiso to Arequipa with early endorsement of PSNC ship "Vapeur Peru" at lower left, the ship had only left London in June 1840 to begin the famous PSNC service; rated '2' (ship's fee) at right and struck with oxidised "ISLAY" handstamp in black (Colareta fig. 1 = 40 pts.) in transit and rated '4½' reales internal rate for a triple letter. Rare letter carried on the Second Sailing of the "Peru", the earliest recorded letter with a PSNC reference. 
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    Lot# : 63 Chile

    1842 (Nov 4): Entire letter from Copiapo, Chile to Tarma, Peru endored 'por el vapor Chile', struck with "VAPOR CHILE / P" in black. The letter is addressed to Francisco de Paulla Otero, President of the Arequipa Department who had fought alongside San Martin in the liberation War of 1820-1824. Some dust marks but very scarce.
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    Lot# : 64 Chile

    1842 (June 20): Entire letter from Copiapo, Chile to Tarma, Peru endored 'via Lima', struck with superb "VAPOR PERU / P" in red with internal rate '2½' reales in manuscript to pay. The letter is addressed to Francisco de Paulla Otero, President of the Arequipa Department who had fought alongside San Martin in the liberation War of 1820-1824. Rare and particularly fine, the earliest recorded letter with a PSNC steamship marking.
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    Lot# : 65 Chile

    1872: Entire letter from Valparaiso to Bordeaux endorsed "Vapeur Chimborazo" at top, struck with 'Valparaiso / Chile' despatch cds in red (May 14), from Colon by French Packet with 'Outremer / Bordeaux' entry cds (June 26) in red where charged '24' décimes handstruck in black. Interesting text in French regarding the irregularities of sending goods by the British packets via the Magellan Straits and thus the preference for the French via Panama. An attractive entire.
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    Lot# : 66 Chile

    1878 & 1881: Covers (2), each sent unpaid, earlier cover, some aging, endorsed "pr. Str. Patagonia" with British P.O. "Valparaiso / Unpaid" cds on reverse (Aug 28), with handstruck '1/-' due and two Foreign Branch datestamps of arrival in London (Oct 11) and mailed via Magellan Straits; 1881 cover endorsed "via Magellan, SS Iberia", with British P.O. "Valparaiso / Unpaid" cds on reverse (Jan 26) and charged '12' décimes due on arrival (March 6).
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 67 Chile

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    1855: Second London print 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, wmk. upright with Ivory Heads, a used horizontal strip of four, huge margins all round and sheet marginal at base, the marginal CORREOS watermark covering the lower part of two stamps, neatly cancelled by three near full target handstamps in black. A true gem, a multiple for the connoisseur. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (2002).rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 133, June 2002, lot 2719.
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    Lot# : 68 Chile

    1855: Second London print 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, a used example with huge margins all round, sheet marginal at right, tied to 1856 cover to Valparaiso by target cancel in black with "Santiago / Chile" cds in red (July 27) alongside. Insignificant stain at left, well away from the adhesive, a most attractive cover and rare so fine. Signed P. Vaccari.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 69 Chile

    1855: Perkins Bacon 5 c. red-brown on blued, a touched example used on 1856 cover to Pisco, Peru tied by target handstamp in black, with "Santiago / Chile" cds (Aug 14) alongside in red. Struck on arrival with scarce "PISCO / VAPOR" in black (Colareta fig. 3v), an early usage. Rated at '2r.' and '2½' in manuscript on obverse and thus possibly treated as a double letter on arrival. Some soiling but scarce.
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    Lot# : 70 Chile

    1858/62: Estanco 5 c. reddish-brown, a used example with large margins all round tied to 1859 entire letter from Concepcion to Santiago endorsed "Correo ete Tierra", tied by target handstamp in blue with corresponding CONCEPCION cds (July 15) cds in blue at left. A charming and rare usage. Signed Pfenninger.
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    Lot# : 71 Chile

    1856/62: 5 c. rose-red, a used example, slightly shaved at left, used on 1864 cover from Valparaiso to Bordeaux endorsed "Por el Vapor Paita", with Valparaiso despatch cds in red (Nov 22). Reverse with Lima transit cds (Nov 28) and the letter held in Lima until the Spanish blockade of Callao was lifted and then struck with British P.O. cds (Feb 13, 1865) in black. Thence via Panama and London (March 16) where struck with 'GB / 2F 87½c.' accountancy marking. Bordeaux arrival (March 18) on reverse. A rare example of mail interrupted by these hostilities.rnrnNote: The 'Guano' War or Chincha Islands War, was a series of coastal and naval battles between Spain and its former colonies of Peru, Chile, Ecuador, and Bolivia from 1865 to 1866. Even before Chile and Peru were formally allied, Spain had suffered a humiliating naval defeat at the naval Battle of Papudo on November 26, 1865 where the Chilean corvette Esmeralda captured the Spanish schooner Covadonga, taking the crew prisoner and seizing the admiral's war correspondence. Peru declared war on Spain on January 12, 1866.
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    Lot# : 72 Chile

    1855/62: Estancos 5 c. orange-red, a vertical pair with good to large margins all round used with 10 c. pale blue, clear to good margins and portion of adjoining stamp at base, tied to 1858 cover to Lima endorsed 'por Vapor Bolivia' (PSNC) tied by target handstamps with 'Valparaiso' cds in red (Sept 30) alongside. Reverse with framed "MZ" marking applied on arrival in Callao. File fold but an attractive and unusual cover.
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    Lot# : 73 Chile

    Companhia Chilena de Vapores 1867: 10 c. blue, a fine used example tied to 20 March 1871 entire letter from Valparaiso to Cochabamba, tied by oval framed "COMIA. CHILENA DE VAPORES / * / VALPARAISO" cachet in blue. Reverse with 'Tacna / Peru' transit cds (April 11) in blue. Just a handful of covers are recorded with this cachet, this without doubt being one of the finest. Ex Brian Moorhouse.
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    Lot# : 74 Chile

    1867: 10 c. blue, a single example used on 30 January 1872 entire letter from Valparaiso to Rosario de Santa Fé, Argentina via the Magellan Straits, endorsed "Por Vapor Patagaonia", tied by oval framed "PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY / S. S. / PATAGONIA" handstamp struck in black. Montevideo transit cds on obverse (Feb 12) with internal docketing of receipt (Feb 15). Some weak folds at edges but a most attractive and fine cover, believed unique.
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    Lot# : 75 Chile

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    1867: 10 c. blue, a single example used on 16 December 1873 cover from Valparaiso to Buenos Ayres via the Magellan Straits, tied by oval framed "PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY / S. S. / SORATA" handstamp struck in blue. Internal docketing of receipt (Jan 2, 1874). An attractive and fine cover, believed unique. Cert. RPSL (1989).
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 76 Chile

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    Companhia Chilena de Vapores 1867: 10 c. blue on 3 June 1871 entire letter from Valparaiso to Cobija endorsed "p. Limari", struck with oval framed "COMIA. CHILENA DE VAPORES / * / VALPARAISO" cachet in blue. Internal docketing of receipt (June 9). The stamp has been removed and replaced and the entire with one or two wormholes, but nevertheless rare: just a handful of covers are recorded with this cachet. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2007).
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    Lot# : 77 Chile

    Companhia Chilena de Vapores 1867: 10 c. blue, a used example tied to 1874 entire letter from Valparaiso to Arequipa endorsed "Vapor Ytata" at top, with 'Valparaiso / Chile' despatch cds in red (April 3) alongside. Reverse with framed "MOLLENDO" transit handstamp in black with blurred Arequipa arrival on obverse. Opens well for display, a fine cover; together with a similar entire endorsed "Vapor Lontué", the stamp un-cancelled but with the "MOLLENDO" marking on reverse.
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    Lot# : 78 Chile

    1867: 10 c. blue, a single example on 1872 cover to Tacuarembo, Uruguay endorsed "via Magallanes" tied by 'Cancelled' obliterator in black, struck on arrival with 'Correo / Montevideo' cds (Sept 27) and framed "10 Centimos" due marking both in blue. One side flap missing and minor imperfections but scarce with the endorsement.
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    Lot# : 79 Chile

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    1867: 10 c. blue, two examples used on 12 January 1870 cover from Valparaiso to Buenos Ayres, Argentina tied by mute cancels in black, carried by the Magellan Straits and struck on arrival in Montevideo with "♚ / PACIFIC  STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY / * / MONTEVIDEO / AGENCY" forwarding cachet in red with 'Correo / Montevideo' cds alongside (Jan 26) in black. Internal docketing of receipt (Jan 28). An extremely rare, believed unique, usage. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2007).
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    Lot# : 80 Chile

    1877: 5 c. lake rouletted, a horizontal pair, used on 1878 cover to Caravaggio, Italy endorsed via the Magellan Straits, tied by smudged target cancels and triangular "T" mark in black, Santiago despatch cds (July 16) in violet alongside. Carried by British Packet and dropped at Bordeaux with "Pays. Etr. / Paq. Ang. Bordeaux" entry marking in red (Aug 26). Marked with '80c.' in blue manuscript (British notation) and '14' decimi handstruck charge in black. Post Office Clerk's error - taxed on arrival with 1870 Postage Due 10 c., eight examples tied by Caravaggio datestamps (Aug 30) instead of the 1 lire 40 c., the clerk took the '80c.' instead. A fine and most unusual cover.
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    Lot# : 81 Chile

    1877: 5 c. lake rouletted, two examples, used on 1879 cover to Genova, Italy endorsed 'por Magellan', tied by 'Valparaiso' cds's (Sept 10) in black and by triangular "T" mark in black. Carried by British Packet and dropped at Bordeaux with "Pays. Etr. / Paq. Ang. Bordeaux" entry marking in red at left (Oct 17). Marked with '80c.' handstamp in blue (British notation) and '13' decimi charge in manuscript, taxed on arrival with 1870 Postage Due 30 c. and 1 l. tied by Genova datestamps (Oct 20). Top flap missing but a charming and rare cover.
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    Lot# : 82 Chile

    1877: 5 c. lake rouletted, two examples, used on 1880 cover to Caravaggio, Italy tied by 'Santiago' cds's (Feb 23) in black with deleted 'INUTIL' handstamp below the adhesives. Three line dated "PANAMA / TRANSIT" in black (March 20) and carried by British Packet via London with transit (April 23) in red on reverse. Strick there with "T / 1-10" handstamp in blue and charged on arrival with 1870 Postage Due 30 c., three examples tied by Caravaggio cds's (April 26). Tiny imperfections but a rare usage.
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    Lot# : 83 Chile

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    Pacific War 1877: 10 c. blue and 20 c. green rouletted, single examples on registered 1883 cover to Montevideo, Uruguay endorsed "Certificada, Via Chile i Argentina" (and thus presumably over the Cordillera) tied by "LIMA / PRINCIPAL" cds (Sept 11) with registration label at left. Montevideo arrival cds on obverse with Uruguayan registration cachet in black. A very scarce and attractive cover. Cert. Sociedad Filatelica de Chile (1987).rnrnProvenance; Köhler, Wiesbaden, sale 256, June 1987, lot 5609.
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    Lot# : 84 Chile

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    Pacific War 1877: 10 c. blue, 1878/83 1 c. green (3) and 50 c. mauve in two horizontal pairs, all used on 1883 registered front of cover to Rome, Italy tied by four strikes of "LIMA / PRINCIPAL" circular datestamps (Aug 3). 'Per Consegna' type "LIMA / CONSOL.TO D'ITALIA" keyhole datestamp in blue alongside circular "Legazione Di S.M. Il Re D'Italia in Lima" cachet both in blue below. Registered label at left (folded back for display). Overall aging around roulettes but an astonishing and rare franking. Signed Puppo. Cert. Sociedad Filatelica de Chile (1987).
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    Lot# : 85 Chile

    Pacific War 1878/83: 1 c. green and 5 c. dull lake (4 examples) rouletted, all used on registered 1883 cover with embossed crest "Legation de Chile en el Peru" mailed from Lima to Pasaroean, Netherlands East Indies, all tied by "LIMA / PRINCIPAL" datestamps (July 23) in black. Registration label on obverse and oval framed "CERTIFICADO / LIMA" on reverse and scarce "San Francisco" registered label of transit and datestamp in violet (Aug 20). Backstamped at Batavia (Oct 13), Soerabaja and Pasaroean. Sensibly opened for Exhibit display, an extraordinary destination and a rare and most attractive cover.
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    Lot# : 86 Chile

    Great Britain Used in Chile 1858/76c. The collection on leaves with values from 1 d. to 5 s., incl. Caldera "C37" in black on 1 d. red pair, 1 s. green strip of three and pair on piece, fine "C37" in blue on 1873 6 d. grey pl. 13, Coquimbo "C40" on 2 s. blue and 5 s. rose, 6 d. grey pl. 15 with part strike of framed Antofagusta cachet in blue, Valparaiso "C30" with usages of 1½ d., 3 d. plate 10 in strip of four, 9 d. (pair), 10 d., and 1 s. green pl. 13 strip of three on and off piece, 2 s. blue pair and an 1870 cover with 1 s. green pl. 4 used to New York via Panama. Condition varies but an interesting collection of high catalogue value (50 items).rnrn 
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    Lot# : 87 Chile

    1863/67: Covers (5) with 10 c. or 15 c. frankings, with 1863 cover bearing 1862 10 c. from Valparaiso to Lima endorsed "Vapor Cloda", 1864 cover bearing 5 c. rose-red strip of three per "Vapor Callao" to Coquimbo, 1866 cover with 1862 10 c. to Lima endorsed "Vapor Guayaquil", 1867 cover with 10 c. endorsed "pr. Vapor Peru" to Arequipa and 1867 cover with 5 c. (2) "pr. Vapor Chile" to Lima. Condition varies but a scarce group.
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    Lot# : 88 Chile

    1866/67: The collection of the issue with a rare imperforate Essay on rice-paper printed in deep brown (similar to the issued stamp but with larger figures of value), unadopted Essay in pale blue without value tablets printed on thick card paper (both these ex Joaquin Galvez and Angel Menendez collections), issued stamps unused with 1 c. orange unused (30+), 1 c. used (25+), 2 c. black unused (12, incl. a block of four) and used (24); 5 c. red unused (26, incl. a block of four) and used (110+); 10 c. blue unused (32, incl. two blocks of four and a block of six) and used (75+); 20 c. green unused (15) and used (56) with a range of covers/cards (12) incl. an 1897 card with two 1 c. orange, cover with 1 c. (10 examples) from Concepcion, 5 c. single franking covers (4) from Coronel, Curacavi (unique) and Petorca in violet and another with straight line 'Fuera de Balija', 5 c. block of four on cover from San Felipe, two covers with 5 c. multiple frankings paying a 30 c. rate, extraordinary 1869 cover with eleven 5 c. with rare 'New York / 68 / US Notes' depreciated currency marking, 5 c. (3) and a 10 c. used on USA 3 c. Wells Fargo envelope to San Francisco, a fine lot for further continuation into this fascinating issue.
    Starting bid : 4,000.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 89 Colombia

    1756 (Feb 1): Entire letter from Santa Fé de Yndias (Bogotá) to Velez (Barbosa), with full text, without postal markings which were yet to be introduced, carried by Official means by the Crown and the Correos Mayores del Conde de Castillejo, probably with the annual 'gold' fleet. Early and very rare.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 90 Colombia

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    1774 (Sept 1): Colonial prepaid entire letter from Llano Grande to Popayan struck with abbreviated "LLИOGRAD" straight line handstamp (Tizón fig. 1 = RR) and, above straight line "FRANCA" (G & Tizón fig. 3 = RR) both struck in brown. Minor faults but early and very rare. Cert. Bortfeldt (2009).rnrnProvenance: Collection Juan Santa Maria, Investphila, Lugano, Sept 2009, lot 261.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 91 Colombia

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    'Ruta Principal: Cartagena - Santa Fé - Popayan - Quito - Piura- Trujillo - Lima' 1776 (Feb 2): Colonial entire letter sent unpaid from Popayan to Quito, rated '2' reales to pay in manuscript, struck with fine abbreviated "POPJAN" handstamp in magenta (red wine coloured) ink (Tizón fig. 1 = EXT) and superb "DEBE." alongside (fig. 3 = RR). Exceptional and rare. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (2004).
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    Lot# : 92 Colombia

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    'Ruta Principal: Cartagena - Santa Fé - Popayan - Quito - Piura- Trujillo - Lima' 1776 (Oct 31): Colonial entire letter from Santa Fé (Bogotá) to Popayan sent prepaid with superb strikes of abbreviated "SANTA FE" despatch handstamp in red (Tizón fig. 1 = EXT) with equally fine "FRANCA" below in red (Tizón fig. 6 = RRR) with manuscript "2" reales prepaid. An exceptional entire in wonderful quality, the sole recorded with both these postmarks. Cert. Bortfeldt (2009).rnrnProvenance: Collection Juan Santa Maria, Investphila, Lugano, Sept 2009, lot 262.
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    Lot# : 93 Colombia

    'Ruta Principal: Cartagena - Santa Fé - Popayan - Quito - Piura- Trujillo - Lima' 1782 (July 2): Colonial cover sent prepaid from Popayan to Santa Fé (Bogotá), struck with fine straight line "POPAYAN" and "FRANCA" (Tizón figs. 2 and 7 = R), with '3' reales paid in manuscript. A fine and rare cover.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 94 Colombia

    'Ruta Principal: Cartagena - Santa Fé - Popayan - Quito - Piura- Trujillo - Lima' 1782 (July 2): Colonial entire letter sent prepaid from Bogotá to Popayan, struck with straight line italic "SANTA FÈ" despatch handstamp in red (Tizón fig. 2 = RR) and fine "FRANCA" below in red (Tizón fig. 6 = RRR) with manuscript "2" reales prepaid. A fine and rare entire.
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    Lot# : 95 Colombia

    1783 (Oct 5): Colonial entire letter from Caloto to Cartago, a consignee's / registered letter endorsed at lower left "Caloto con 12 dob. de a cuatro" (doubloons, each approximately 6.7 grams of gold, thus 80 grams of gold were with the letter), struck with straight line "FRANCA" in brown (Tizón fig. 3 = RRR) with manuscript "Calotto" below and manuscript rate "7½" reales. Rare - one of just a handful of Money letters recorded in this period.rnrnProvenance: Collection Juan Santa Maria, Investphila, Lugano, Sept 2009, lot 266.rn 
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    Lot# : 96 Colombia

    1787 (April 17): Colonial Judicial packet prepaid from Roldanillo to Cali, distance 27 leagues / 150 kms., struck with the unique example of the framed abbreviated "RLDAL" handstamp (Tizón fig. 1 = EXT) and, at right equally fine FRANCA (Tizón fig. 2 = EXT), both in red. The letter contained 5 sheets of papel sellado. A rare and splendid piece, just two strikes of this handstamp recorded.rnrnProvenance: Collection Juan Santa Maria, Soler y Llach, Barcelona, Oct 1992, lot 111.rn                   Collection Dr. Hugo Goeggel, Corinphila sale 178, Feb 2013, lot 4294.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 97 Colombia

    1787 (Nov 10): Colonial prepaid entire letter from Novita to Popayan struck with curved framed "NOVITA" despatch handstamp and framed curved framed "FRANCA", both in red (Tizón figs. 1 and 2 = EXT). Rated '3' reales prepaid in manuscript. Believed unique strikes on an entire.rnrnProvenance: Collection Juan Santa Maria, Soler y Llach, Barcelona, Oct 1992, lot 74.rn                   Collection Dr. Hugo Goeggel, Corinphila sale 178, Feb 2013, lot 4292.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 98 Colombia

    'Ruta Principal: Cartagena - Santa Fé - Popayan - Quito - Piura- Trujillo - Lima' 1788/1809c.: Colonial cover front of unpaid letter from Cartagena to Rio Negro rated "38½" reales due in manuscript, struck with abbreviated "CARTAGN" handstamp in red (Tizón fig. 2 = RR) and straight line "DEVE" above (Tizón fig. 3 = RRR). Rare.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 99 Colombia

    1789/98ca.: Colonial prepaid cover from Medellin to Antioquia with manuscript '9 oz.' on reverse, struck with superb "MEDELLIN" straight line in red (Tizón fig. 1 = RRR) and straight line "FRANCA" (fig. 5 = RRR) with manuscript rate prepaid '36' reales de plata alongside. Superb and rare.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 100 Colombia

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    1800 (Aug): Colonial cover initially sent to Chaparral (Coyaima) and then used again from Chaparral to Santa Fé (Bogotá), sent prepaid with framed "CHAPARRAL" despatch handstamp in red (Tizón fig. 1 = EXT) and, alongside "FRANCA" (fig. 2 = EXT) both in red. Reverse with manuscript "1 oz 4" presumably 1¼ ounces, or 1 ounce at 4 reales postage. Rare - just two covers known from Chaparral. Cert. Bortfeldt (2009).rnrnProvenance: Collection Juan Santa Maria, Investphila, Lugano, Sept 2009, lot 278.
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