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Catalogue 288: The Ing. Pietro Provera Collection (part IV)
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  • Lot# : 6812 Salvador

    1879: Coat of Arms 1 c. green and 10 c. black, used on June 22, 1883 envelope from San Salvador to London, endorsed "Via de Panamá", cancelled / tied by superb intaglio star in circle with a "SAN SALVADOR" despatch cds in red and clear French octagonal "ASPINWALL / PAQ. FR. A No. 2 1 JUIL. 83" shipmail datestamp (Salles vol IV, fig. 1416) alongside. Reverse with London arrival (July 25, 1882) cds in red. Horizontal fold and tear at right of adhesives, nevertheless an appealing Shipmail cover which made its journey on the steamer 'Lafayette' on the French line A fom Aspinwall/Colon to St. Nazaire.rnProvenance: 100. Corinphila sale (June 1997), lot 3927.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold
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