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Catalogue 279: South & Central America – The Brian Moorhouse Estate (part IV)
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  • Lot# : 5001 Argentina

    1767/1770c.: Entire letter, sadly undated, 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
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 5002 Argentina

    1820 (Feb 12): Entire letter from Buenos Aires to Glasgow endorsed 'via Rio de Janeiro', struck with fine step type DOVER / SHIP LETTER in black (Robertson S9). Carried on the 'Trafalgar' and rated 1/10½ d. due to pay (Ship Letter 8d.+ 477 miles = 1/2d. + Wheel Tax ½d.) upon arrival in Glasgow (July 6). A fine entire.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 5003 Argentina

    1810/20c.: Covers (4) with two addressed to Cordoba, one prepaid with BUENOS / AYRES and FRANCA and the other with straight line "Sn. LUIS" handstamp all in red; and two unpaid covers to Buenos Ayres, one 1818 entire struck with staight line MENDOSA rated '2' reales, the other with partially framed SALTA handstamp rated '3' reales to pay, both good strikes in red.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 5004 Argentina

    1869 (Feb 12): Cover from Buenos Aires to Essen, Prussia struck with circular BUENOS AYRES / PAK. FR. K No. 1 datestamp in black (Salles fig. 1037) and carried on the "Aunis" to Montevideo. Fair strike of framed "F.48" Prussian Convention Accountancy marking in black (Salles 3188, Van Der Linden fig. 1184) applied in Paris. Reverse with Aachen transit cds in blue (March 21) and Essen arrival cds in black and rated '8' in manuscript to pay. A scarce and fine entire.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 5005 Argentina

    1871 (July 18): Entire letter from Buenos Aires to Montevideo struck with fine strike of oval Shipping Agent's cachet of ESTEBAN D. RISSO / BUENOS AYRES in blue.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 5006 Argentina

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    Confederation 1858 (May 1): 5 c. red, a used example with large margins all round, tied to cover from Rio Cuatro to Cordoba endorsed 'Con encominada de 100 pesos' by fancy framed FRANCA handstamp with corresponding "RIO 4°" in black alongside. Slight coloured scuff at base of cover, well away from the adhesive, a charming and scarce usage. Cert. A. Solari (2016).
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 5007 Argentina

    Confederation 1858: 5 c. red, a used example with good to large margins all round tied to February 1860 cover to Rosario by oval FRANCA handstamp, somewhat blurred, in black with oval framed ADMINISTRACION GENERAL / CORREOS DEL PARANA despatch above. File fold just touches the adhesive but scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 5008 Argentina

    Confederation 1858: 5 c. red, a fine example with large margins all round, used on 1860 cover to Buenos Aires tied by oval FRANCA handstamp with CORREOS DEL PARANA datestamp (May 31) both in blue. An attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 5009 Argentina

    1862/63: Escuditos  5 c. rose, no accent, a used example with large margins all round and portion of adjoining stamp at top, used on 1863 cover from Concordia to Buenos Aires tied by circular FRANCA in black with oval framed CONCORDIA handstamp above. Fresh and very fine, a most attractive cover. Signed A. Diena.rnProvenance: Corinphila sale 107, 13-19 Sept 1998, lot 3690.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 5010 Argentina

    1863: Escuditos 5 c. rose, worn plate, a used example with large margins all round, tied to 1863 cover to Santa Fé endorsed 'pr. Pavon' tied by "Buenos Ayres" cds (Dec 3) in blue Scott = $ 250.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 5011 Argentina

    1864/67: Rivadavia 5 c. lake, perf. 11½, used on 29 August 1864 entire letter to Rosario tied by bold strike of framed CORDOBA / FRANCA in black.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 5012 Argentina

    1864/67: Rivadavia 5 c. rose-lake, perf. 11½, used on 1865 entire letter cover to Buenos Aires tied by oval of dots obliterator with fine CORREOS DE SANTA FE datestamp in black at left (March 27). A fresh and fine cover.
    Starting bid : 85 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 5013 Argentina

    1864/67: Rivadavia 10 c. green, perf. 11½, a fine used example on April 1866 cover to Rosario tied by bold strike of framed CORDOBA despatch handstamp in black. Slight soiling to letter sheet but most attractive.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 5014 Argentina

    1867/72: Rivadavia 5 c. carmine-rose, imperforate on thin smooth paper, no wmk., used examples (5) cancelled at Concordia, Rosario, Cordoba, Buenos Aires and with lozenge of dots. A fine group Scott = $ 500.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5015 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 : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5016 Argentina

    1867: Rivadavia 5 c. bright carmine, perf. 11½ but poorly punctured, a used example on October 1867 cover to Buenos Aires tied by oval framed ADMON DE CORREOS / DE / CHIVILCOY handstamp in black. File fold well away from the fine adhesive, an attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 5017 Argentina

    1868: Rivadavia 20 c. vermilion, crossed lines, a used example tied to 1876 combination cover to Bordeaux, France by 'Buenos Aires' cds (May 27) in black. Handstruck POR SENEGAL at left and additionally franked by France 1870 Siège 40 c. orange (2) and Cérès 1871/75 5 c. green and 15 c. pale bistre for the 1 franc rate, all tied by bold 'BUENOS-AYRES / PAQ.FR.J.No.6' octagonal datestamps (May 27) in black (Salles fig. 1073) and by manuscript pen cross. Red framed PD below and reverse with Bordeaux arrival cds (June 24). A splendid and rare cover. Signed Calves.rnProvenance: Corinphila sale 100, June 1997, lot 1477; Collection Hugo Goeggel, Corinphila sale 205, 15 June 2017, lot 350.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 5018 Buenos Aires

    1859 (Sept 3): Cabecitas 4 r. green on bluish paper, a used example with large margins all round, tied to local 1860 cover (endorsed inside 'circular') by dotted handstamp in black and paying the ½ peso rate. An extremely rare usage in the foremost quality: just five covers are recorded with a 4 real single franking Scott = $ 2'000.rnProvenance: Corinphila sale 157, 9-12 June 2009, lot 2321.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 5019 Argentina

    1859: Cabecitas 1 p. blue, slightly worn impression with large margins all round but roughly separated, tied to 31 October 1860 entire letter to Salto tied oval network handstamp in blue. Minor stain not detracting from the appearance of an attractive entire Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 5020 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 : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 5021 Argentina

    Corrientes 1856 (Aug 21): UN REAL MC, a used example, Type 5, with good to large margins all round, used on cover endorsed 'p.Correo' to Goya, tied by manuscript "#" cancellation in ink. A fine and most appealing cover Gi P56 = £ 350/Scott = $ 450.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 5022 Argentina

    Corrientes 1856: 1 r. black on blue (Type 5), a fine used example with large margins even all round, cancelled by manuscript '#' on March 1858 entire letter from Corrientes to Goya. An attractive and scarce entire Scott = $ 450.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 5023 Argentina

    Corrientes 1856: 1 r. black on blue, a large even margined example, Type 2, used on undated cover to Goya cancelled by diagonal crossed lines in manuscript. An attractive cover Scott = $ 450.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 5024 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 : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 5025 Corrientes

    1856 (Aug 21): UN REAL MC 1 r. black on blue paper, a somewhat truncated used single example (Type 4) and a fine vertical pair (Types 1/5) with scissor separation cut in margin only, on circa 1860 cover to Corrientes, all three stamps cancelled by manuscript "##" cancellations in ink. File fold affects the single example but a rare usage.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 5026 Argentina

    Corrientes 1860/61: (3 c.) black on blue, an unused complete pane of eight (4 x 2) from 2nd Setting with large margins all round, with minor colour loss at centre, fine large part og., and 1871 (3 c.) black on deep blue in a block of ten (5 x 2) from 3rd Setting showing the adjoining tête-bêche pairs at left, fresh and fine without gum. Scarce Gi. P58+P59 var.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5027 Argentina

    Corrientes 1864: (2 c.) black on blue-green (Type 2), a superb used example with large margins all round, cancelled in manuscript on November 1866 entire letter from Paso de los Libres to Corrientes. A fine and rare usage Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 5028 Argentina

    Corrientes 1864: (2 c.) black on yellow-green, Type 3, a used example with large margins all round, used on February 12, 1867 cover from Mburucaya to Felix Delfino in Bella Vista cancelled by manuscript cancellation in ink. A late usage of this stamp on letter Gi P60 = £ 250/Scott = $ 250.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 5029 Corrientes

    1864: (2 c.) black on blue-green, a used example with large if irregular margins all round, used on circa 1865 cover from Corrientes to Goya tied by circular CORREOS DE CORRIENTES datestamp in black. File fold well away from the adhesive, a fine and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 5030 Argentina

    Corrientes 1867/71: (2 c.) black on yellow, a complete sheet of 32 subjects in four panes of eight, arranged vertically tête-bêche, probable First Printing group, Third Setting, unused with typical central file fold and one pinhole, showing shaved 'value' tablets on four subjects in upper left pane of eight and upper right pane of eight with each stamp showing "Double Print" variety; large part or unmounted streaky og. Rare.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 5031 Argentina

    Corrientes 1867: (2 c.) black on yellow, Type 3, a fine used example with narrow margins all round, tied by oval of wide spaced horizontal bars to 1871 mourning cover from Goya to Mercedes with single ring GOYA circular datestamp (June 28) alongside. Closed opening tears at top do not detract from a very fine cover. Signed Holcombe, G. Lamy Gi P63 = £ 140+/Scott = $ 100+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 5032 Argentina

    Corrientes 1867: (2 c.) black on yellow (Type 6), a used example with large margins all round on 1868 cover to Villabista (Bella Vista) cancelled by "11" in manuscript ink. Scarce and fine.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5033 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
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 5034 Argentina

    Corrientes 1874/80: (3 c.) black on bright lilac-rose, Fourth Printing, a fine used complete pane of eight (4 x 2) with good margins all round, cancelled by two complete strikes of "Corrientes" circular datestamp (June 15, 1876) in black. A very scarce multiple Gi P68 £ 250+/Scott = $ 550+.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 5035 Argentina

    Corrientes 1874/80: (3 c.) black on deep rose-lilac, Type 8, Sixth Printing in a grainy impression, a fine used example with just clear to large margins all round, tied to 1877 cover from Corrientes to Mburucaya by neat strike of circular "Corrientes" double ring datestamp (May 30, 1877) in black. A few envelope imperfections but an attractive and scarce usage Gi P68 = £ 200/Scott = $ 275.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 5036 Bolivia

    1827 (Dec 29): Entire letter to Arequipa, Peru struck on despatch with fine ORURO straight line and "2½" (reales) rate mark in red, fine PUNO transit handstamp in red displaying well on reverse and previous rate charge deleted and replaced by "3½" (reales) in manuscript. File folds but attractive and rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 5037 Bolivia

    1844 (Aug 13): Entire letter from Cobija to the Bolivian Chargé d'Affaires in Lima endorsed 'Vapeur Chile', struck with good strike of PSNC VAPOR CHILE / P handstamp in yellow (Doublet: in use 1843-1847 only), with manuscript '4rs.' rate at upper right. A fine and scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 5038 Bolivia

    1849 (July 24): Entire letter from Trinidad, Beni (Veni) to Cochabamba, sent prepaid with '2½' reales rate in manuscript, with framed VENI and FRANCA handstamps well struck in red. Rare and fine entire.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 5039 Bolivia

    1849 (Nov 27): Prepaid entire letter from Paz to Tacna, Peru struck with superb oval framed PAZ DE AYACUCHO / DE PAGO  in red. Exceptional and scarce.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 5040 Bolivia

    1850 (Nov 11): Entire letter from Madrid to Sucre endorsed 'Inglish Packet' at left, carried privately to Bordeaux (Dec 12) and struck with despatch cds in red and framed PD and the letter continued. Mailed via London with red 'Paid' cds (Dec 16), thence Chagres, Panama and Callao to Cobija where struck with straight line LAMAR handstamp in red. '4½' (reales) due on delivery in manuscript. Rare and most unusual destination at this date.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 5041 Bolivia

    1861 (July 23): Prepaid entire letter from Puo to Potosi strike with oval framed "Puno / Franca" handstamp of despatch in blue-green. Superb quality and very rare.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 5042 Bolivia

    1864 (Jan 4): Entire letter datelined at Chaquita and addressed to Cochabamba struck with wonderful framed MACHA / FRANCA handstamp in black with illustration of a loaded donkey between the lettering. Exquisite and very rare, possibly unique.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800 CHF

    Lot# : 5043 Bolivia

    1871 (Feb 16): Entire letter written from Lagunillas, Sta. Cruz, addressed to Coronel Augustin Morales, President of Bolivia 1871-72, in La Paz, sent prepaid and struck with intaglio FRANCA / SAUSES in black, with SUCRE transit on reverse and docketed "10c." in manuscrirpt. A rare and fine entire.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 5044 Bolivia

    1873 (July 25): Cover from Pescado to Sucre with manuscript '40-2' on reverse, struck with framed negative FRANCA / PESCADO handstamp in black. Outstanding and rare.rnrnProvenance: Collection Jaime Ortiz-Patiño, Spink Shreves, 5 March 2008, lot 2031.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 5045 Bolivia

    1876: Prepaid cover to Valparaiso struck with superb oval framed CANCELLADO and three line "CORREOS DE BOLIVIA / LA CHIMBA / JUNIO 3 76" handstamps in blue. Reverse with Valparaiso cds (June 6) of arrival in black. Some minor edge wear to envelope but rare markings.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 400 CHF

    Lot# : 5046 Bolivia

    Stamp Shortage: 1884 (Aug 5): Entire letter to Cochabamba with '20' rate in manuscript on reverse, struck with superb strike of small framed "FRANCA / aroma" handstamp in black. A rare and most attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 5047 Bolivia

    Incoming Mail 1853: France 80 c. carmine imperforate with clear margins all round and 1863 Empire 40 c. orange perf., used on 1863 entire letter from Paris (July 31) to Cobija, Bolivia with transits of London, double arc PANAMA cds of British P.O. in black (Aug 23) and single ring British P.O. COBIJA arrival cds in green all on obverse. Tiny fault at top of 80 c. but a most attractive mixed issue franking to a scarce destination.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 5048 Bolivia

    1863 (March-April): Justiniano Garcia issue, an unused block of sixteen (4 x 4) from the top of the sheet, printed in blue with upper three rows of four subjects denominated ½ r. and the fourth row denominated 1 r. fresh and fine with good margins and colour for this abandoned issue, without gum Scott = $ 4'800.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 5049 Bolivia

    1863 (March-April): Justiniano Garcia issue, an unused block of twenty (4 x 5) from the top of the sheet, printed in blue with upper three rows of five subjects denominated ½ r. and the lower five stamps denominated 1 r. Fresh and fine with good margins and colour for this abandoned issue, without gum Scott = $ 3'000.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 5050 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. green on thin paper, original plate of 67 subjects, an unused horizontal strip of four, large margins all round, positions 56-59 with crossbars to the "A" in CENTAVOS, fresh and very fine unused without gum. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 5051 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. blue-green on thick paper, an unused block of ten (5 x 2), positions 56-60 / 68-72, the lower right corner of the plate, large margins all round and splendid rich to milky colour, all positions with "A" of CENTAVOS un-barred excluding pos. 60, unused without gum. Rare.rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Crown Point', Corinphila sale 131, Oct 2001, lot 6115.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 350 CHF

    Lot# : 5052 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. deep green, an unused block of twenty-five from the original Plate of 65 subjects, with large margins all round, positions 8-12 / 56-60, the lower row showing the un-crossed 'A' reading CENTɅVOS on positions 56-59. A splendid multiple in a dark shade from the early state of the Plate, fresh and fine, unused without gum.rnProvenance: Collection 'Crown Point', Corinphila sale 131, 8 Oct 2001, lot 6114.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 5053 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. green (shades), the group of five items, all used with four margins, showing cancels of "Sucre", complete "Sta. Cruz" on vertical pair and partial strike on a single example, circular "Corocoro" and scarce oval "Paz de Ayacucho" in black, this last with tiny nick in margin. A scarce group.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5054 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. blue-green, 4th. Re-engraving, a vertical pair, positions 2/14 with large margins all round, used on June 18, 1868 entire letter from Tupisa to Cobija cancelled by bold TUPIZA handstamp in black. Manuscript '1 onza' at left and reverse with straight line POTOSI transit handstamp in black. Usual slight splitting along folds but a very rare entire.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF

    Lot# : 5055 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. blue-green, 3rd. Re-engraving, a vertical pair, positions 10/22, used on February 15, 1868 entire letter from Potosi to Cobija tied by circular wreathed POTOSI handstamp in black. Ironed file fold crosses the adhesives and with close margin at left, however a very rare usage of this issue on letter.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 850 CHF

    Lot# : 5056 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 5 c. violet, an unused example of fine colour, large margins all round, unused without gum. Rare Gi 10b/Scott = $ 375.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 5057 Bolivia

    1867/68: 5 c. red-lilac, a used example with large even margins all round, position 30, cancelled by complete strike of circular COROCORO handstamp in blue. Scarce so fine Scott = $ 375.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 5058 Bolivia

    1867/68: 5 c. grey-lilac, position 66, a used example with clear to mostly large margins all round, neatly cancelled by near complete circular COROCORO handstamp in blue. Scarce shade Gi 10a = £ 150/Scott = $ 375.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 5059 Bolivia

    1867/68: 5 c. violet, a used horizontal pair with large margins all round, tied to small piece by bold CORREOS DE LA PAZ / RB datestamp (8 Jan 1868) in black. Scott and Gibbons list this stamp as issued in 1868 and this pair constitutes an early usage but examples are known used in December 1867. A fine and rare piece. Signed Herbert Bloch Scott = $ 750.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 5060 Bolivia

    1867/68: Condor 10 c. brown, an unused horizontal pair, a late impression with good to large margins all round, positions 2-3, slightest thin at base of left hand stamp mentioned for accuracy and not detracting from the appearance, unused without gum. A rare multiple Gi 7/Scott = $ 800+.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 5061 Bolivia

    1867/68: 50 c. dark blue, an unused example, position 9, an astonishingly deep shade, large margins all round, fresh and very fine, unused without gum Gi 11a = £ 400/Scott = $ 500.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 5062 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 : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF

    Lot# : 5063 Bolivia

    1868/69: Nine Stars 5 c. green, a vertical pair used on 1870 entire letter to Cochabamba tied by "Bolivia / Sucre" datestamps (Sept 17) in black. Manuscript "10c." at right for additional weight and framed FRANCA / SUCRE handstamp applied to denote payment. A fine and unusual entire.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 5064 Bolivia

    1868/69: Nine Stars 500 c. black, a used example with stain removed at right and horizontal crease, a good spacefiller / reference example for this very rare stamp Scott = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 5065 Bolivia

    1894: Stampless registered cover to Geneva, Switzerland headed "Bureau de Poste Bolivia" addressed "Avis de Reception en retour", with three superbly struck despatch markings "Correos de Bolivia / Santa Cruz" cds (Feb 2), "Certificado / Santa Cruz" oval and further framed registration below and large violet La Paz registered label at top. London transit in red on front (April 5) and Geneva arrival of the following day on reverse. A charming and most unusual cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 5066 Bolivia

    1899: "E.F. / 1899" handstamped surcharge in violet on 1 c. yellow bistre (2) and 1897 Portraits issue 20 c. lake & black used on 1899 cover from La Paz to London tied by roller cancel in black. Reverse with Guayaquil transit and London arrival (Aug 4). File fold just away from the adhesives but a rare usage of the provisional 'Estado Federal' surcharge issue. Signed Lamy.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 5067 Bolivia

    1899: Handstamped "E.F./1899" in violet, 1 c. yellow bistre, 2 c. red-orange in a horizontal pair and 5 c. green, used on cover from La Paz to Lima cancelled by "Correos de Bolivia / La Paz" handstamps in black. Reverse with sender's cachet and Lima arrival cds (May 5, 1899). An exceptionally rare issue, especially so on letter.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 5068 Bolivia

    1901/13: American Banknote Co. Die Proofs (6) for Portraits issues, imperforate on card and engraved in black with 1901 1 c., 2 c., completed designs, 20 c. frame only, 1913 50 c., 1 b. and 2 b. values all in completed designs; each with ABN imprints and file numbers at base. A fine and scarce group.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 5069 Bolivia

    1909: Lithographed 5 c. blue & black, 20 c. green & black and 20 c. orange & black used on registered cover from La Paz to Hamburg tied by violet datestamps (July 29 - second week of issue), with La Paz registered cachet and 'Callao-Peru' registered cachets in violet and Callao transit (Aug 6) on reverse of a scarce and attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5070 Bolivia

    1912: "Villabella Provisional", 20 c. on 2 c. green & black, surcharged diagonally reading down in blue, a fine example tied to 1911 cover from Villabella to Hamburg by small target handstamp and by "PORTO VELHO / (AMAZONAS)" datestamp in red (Dec 26) of transit. Oval "Administracion de Correos / de Villabella" struck in green at lower left over "Beni / Bolivia / Riberalta" company cachet (Dec 15, 1911) in violet. Reverse with 'Recepcao / Amazonas' cds in black (Jan 6, 1912). Exceedingly rare, just one other cover to Hamburg exists bearing this rare Provisional - this being the example which prompted the Senf (1913) and Yvert listings.rnProvenance: Collection R. Herkowitz; Collection Jaime Ortiz-Patiño, Spink Shreve, New York, 5 March 2008, lot 2176.rn 
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,200 CHF

    Lot# : 5071 Bolivia

    1912: 10 c. on Justice 1 c. blue, an unused horizontal pair surcharged in black in error, well centred, fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce Gi 129b = £ 300/Scott =  $ 400.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 5072 Bolivia

    1951: Sports Issue, Boxing 20 c. Die Proof on gummed white wove paper by the Security Bank Note Co. of New York, completed design in issued colours of black & blue, with imprint and numbered '8393 (frame) and '8394 (vignette)' at base. Unique.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5073 Bolivia

    1951: Sports Issue, Diving / Swimming 1 b. Die Proof on gummed white wove paper by the Security Bank Note Co. of New York, completed design in issued colours of black & reddish purple, with imprint and numbered '8397 (frame) and '8398 (vignette)' at base. Unique.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5074 Bolivia

    1951 (July): Sports Issue, Security Banknote Co. Die Proof for the 11 b. 40 c. value of the vignette only (Football Goalkeeper) engraved in black on sunken card (117 x 113 mm.). Superb and unique.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 340 CHF

    Lot# : 5075 Bolivia

    Postal Stationery 1887: Eleven Stars, Die Proof engraved in black by the American Banknote Co. for unadopted design of the vignette only on thin India paper mounted on card (99 x 80 mm.), probably prepared for the Postal Stationery envelopes. Superb and extremely rare.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 5076 Bolivia

    1909: UPU 1 c. brown & black (Betanzos) and 2 c. black & green (Warnes) postal stationery cards, unissued, each fresh and very fine unused. Exceptionally rare.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 5077 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): Airmail 25 b. dark blue & 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# : 5078 Bolivia

    1924 (Dec): 2 b. black-brown & black, an unused imperforate example, variety "Centre Inverted", sheet marginal example with centre of sheet "+" guideline in margin, fresh and very fine, unmounted og. Exceptional and extremely rare Scott = $ 2'750.
    Starting bid : 850 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF

    Lot# : 5079 Bolivia

    1925: 'Correo Aereo' on 50 c. orange, surcharges for Sucre Flight (5-8-1925) in green, for Oruro Flight (11-8-1925) in green and La Paz Flight (14-8-1925) in red, the unused set of three, large part og. with the La Paz example with tiny thin at base, otherwise fresh and fine, large part og. Rare Sanabria 1-3 = $ 225 (in 1966).
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
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    Lot# : 5080 Bolivia

    1930 (May 6): Zeppelin surcharge on Airmail 1930 1 b. red-brown & black in gold metallic ink, an unused example variety "Surcharge Inverted", fresh and very fine, large part og. A very rare stamp (normal cat $ 700), unpriced in Scott. Signed Kessler Sanabria 37a.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 5081 Bolivia

    Chaco War 1933c.: Stampless cover to Cochabamba with fine oval framed "CORREOS DE BOLIVIA / Franca / Moraya" handstamp in violet, reverse with fine straight line CENSURADA in bluish-violet counter-signed in red crayon.
    Starting bid : 85 CHF
    Hammer price : 90 CHF

    Lot# : 5082 Bolivia

    Chaco War 1935: Registered cover from Oruro to Argentina franked by manuscript cancelled 1935 Map issue 5 c. vermilion, 5 c. green pair and 10 c. black-brown pair; reverse with two "Revisado por la Censura / MILITAR" labels in red tied by framed CENSURA / ESTADO MAYOR AUXILIAR cachet in blue, with arrival (Feb 24) alongside.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 5083 Bolivia

    1869: Postal Fiscals 5 c. black in a horizontal pair, used on December 1871 entire letter from Cobija to Potosi tied by circular "LAMAR / FRANCA" handstamp in black. A superb and scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 650 CHF

    Lot# : 5084 Brasil

    1831 (May 13): Entire letter from Maranhao to Bahia endorsed 'Paquete Athelante' at lower left, struck with very fine oval framed MARANHAO handstamp in black, rated '40' reis due in manuscript.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 5085 Brasil

    1832/41: Entire letters (3), all to Rio de Janeiro, with 1832 entire struck with straight line S. CARLOS handstamp and framed S. PAULO in brown rated 60 reis, 1838 entire with straight line BRAGANSA and circular SAO PAULO handstamp in brown rated 70 reis; and 1841 entire with circular SAO PAULO in brown rated 100 reis. A fine trio.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 5086 Brasil

    1834 (Aug 29): Large part entire letter, one side flap missing, mailed from Rio de Janeiro to Saddleworth, England endorsed 'per HM Pkt Mutine' and 'Single Sheet' and struck on reverse in Falmouth with superb "BRAZIL / F" handstamp in green and charged '3/7d.' due to pay upon delivery. A fine entire that opens well for display.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 5087 Brasil

    1836 (Oct 20): Consignee's letter from Rio de Janeiro to London endorsed 'p. John' and 'Consignees of a Case' and contents mentioning 'sending samples of earthenware' struck on reverse with step type PENZANCE / SHIP LETTER in black (Robertson S4) and "♕ / EXEMPT SHIP LR" in red (Robertson EX1) - extremely rare - this being the sole recorded example of this usage from Brazil. Charged '3/-' on arrival triple postage from Penzance, a distance of 281 miles from London, with reverse showing arrival cds (Jan 27, 1837) in red. Rare.rnrnNote: "Providing merchants and ship owners letters did not exceed one sheet, and that the consignee's name were entered on the ship manifest and merchandise carried on the same ship, maritime postage charged were exempt..." Act of 1710 and Proviso for Merchants.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 5088 Brasil

    1837 (June 13): Cover from Rio de Janeiro to London by British Packet endorsed 'per Lavinia', struck on obverse with fine two line framed ROMNEY / SHIP LETTER in black (Robertson S3) with London arrival cds (Aug 24) in red on reverse. Charged '4/3d.' in manuscript for treble the maritime rate (3 x 8d. = 2s.) + Captain's gratuity (2d.) and treble the inland rate (3 x 9d.). Scarce and fine cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection Paulo Comelli RDP, Investphila, March 2012, Lugano.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 5089 Brasil

    1838 (April 29): Entire letter from Santos to Sao Paulo rated '20' reis in manuscript with superb strike of the SANTOS 'Fish' handstamp in brown at lower left (Meyer P-SP-40). Scarce and attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 5090 Brasil

    1840 (May 1): Entire letter from Rio de Janeiro to London by British Packet endorsed 'Mary', with very fine strike of framed two line SHIP LETTER / WEYMOUTH in black (Robertson S6) with London arrival cds (July 23) and charged '8' pence due in manuscript.rnrnProvenance: Collection Paulo Comelli RDP, Investphila, March 2012, Lugano.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 5091 Brasil

    1843 (Feb 20): Entire letter from Rio de Janeiro to London, internally endorsed 'pr. Linnet' but externally endorsed 'p. Hebe', struck on arrival with fine two line SWANSEA / SHIP LETTER in black (Robertson S4), displaying well on flap. London arrival (May 15) in red. Charged at double the 8d. rate with manuscript '1/4d.' due to pay. A fine and scarce cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection Paulo Comelli RDP, Investphila, March 2012, Lugano.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 5092 Brasil

    1844 (Feb 9): Entire letter from Rio de Janeiro to London endorsed 'via Bahia' with manuscript Forwarding Agent "Forw'd by yr. obd. serv. Ironside, Napier & Co., Ba. 23 Feby" (unrecorded), landed at NEWHAVEN with undated circle in black and thereafter struck with framed LEWES / SHIP LETTER in black (Robertson S2). London arrival on reverse and charged '8d.' in manuscript for single maritime rate. Scarce.rnrnProvenance: Collection Paulo Comelli RDP, Investphila, March 2012, Lugano.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 5093 Brasil

    1846: Cover and entire letter to London, with June 1846 cover from Bahia charged '8d.' to pay with italic BRISTOL / SHIP LETTER well struck in black endorsed per British Packet 'Prosper'; and Sept 1846 from Rio de Janeiro to London charged '8d.' to pay with italic FOLKESTONE / SHIP LETTER well struck in black endorsed per British Packet 'Gypsey via Channel'. A fine pair.rnrnProvenance: Collection Paulo Comelli RDP, Investphila, March 2012, Lugano.rn 
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 5094 Brasil

    1847 (Feb 20): Entire letter from Bahia to London endorsed 'p. Diana, Greenock', struck with fine GREENOCK / SHIP LETTER in blue (Robertson S13) with Greenock datestamp on reverse in blue (April 13) and London arrival cds in red; charged '8d.' due in manuscript. A fine entire.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 5095 Brasil

    1848 (Jan 15): Official entire letter headed 'S.P.' (Servicio Publico) in manuscript mailed from Villa Risonha to Ouro Preto with superb strike of oval framed VILLA RISONHA handstamp in brown (Meyer P-MG-53), with date of sending in manuscript imitating the circular datestamps issued to major Post Offices. Exceptional and very scarce.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 5096 Brasil

    1848 (Feb 14): Official entire letter headed 'S.P.' (Servicio Publico) in manuscript mailed to Minas Gerais with fine strike of fancy oval "OLIVEIRA / VA" in black (Meyer P-MG-39). Rare and superb entire.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 5097 Brasil

    1849: Entire letter from Liestal, Switzerland to Rio de Janeiro endorsed 'per Jaune Pauline' with LIESTAL despatch cds (Aug 16) in black, thence via Basel and Paris to Havre where fine strike of framed "Acheminée par / Wanner Langer & Cie. / Havre" Forwarding Agent's cachet applied in red, the letter probably sent on as an enclosure by the Agent. Scarce and fine entire.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 5098 Brasil

    1849 (Sept 8): Entire letter from Zurich, Switzerland to Rio de Janeiro, carried as a Consignee's letter and struck with framed "Acheminée par / Wanner Langer & Cie. / Havre" Forwarding Agent's cachet applied in red and endorsed 'pr. Ville de Rio' in blue ink at right. Scarce and fine.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 5099 Brasil

    1850 (Sept 12): Entire letter from Bahia to London carried by British Packet and struck on arrival with two line LYMINGTON / SHIP LRE. handstamp in blue, charged '8' (pence) in manuscript for incoming Ship Letter. Reverse with London cds (Nov 4) in red of receipt. An attractive entire.rnProvenance: Collection Paolo Comelli RDP, Investphila, 16 March 2012, ex lot 1268.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 5100 Brasil

    1850: Cover from Boston, USA to Rio de Janeiro, endorsed 'via Pampero' at top. Reverse with Triple Forwarding Agent usage with cachets of 'Forwarded by / Barnard Adams & Co. / Boston' in red oval, 'Forwarded By / Wm. W. De Forest & Co. / New York' in red oval and framed FORWARDED / BY MILLER / LE COQ & Co. / RIO DE JANEIRO' in black and rated on front '150' reis due. Scarce.rnProvenance: Collection Paul Comelli, Spink, Lugano, March 2012.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
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