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  • Lot# : 2608 USA

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    Nueva Orleans / New Orleans 1813 (June 1): Entire letter addressed to Nicolas Campero y Bustamante in Veracruz, Mexico, carried to Havana and entering the mails in Cuba with "3" reales due marking in red as stipulated by the 1812 tariff for an unpaid single weight letter. Very fine and fresh choice item and quite remarkable originating from Louisiana. Cert. Comex (2014).
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2609 USA

    1849 (Feb 6): Entire letter from New York to Cognac by Cunard Steamer and endorsed "per Canada", the last voyage of the "Restored Rate Period" after the Retaliatory rate, with "AMERICA / LIVERPOOL" datestamp (Feb 19) on reverse and struck in London with framed "COLONIES / &c. ART.13" in red. Boulogne entry cds (Feb 21) and charged '52' décimes due in manuscript on receipt. Rare.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 2610 USA

    1849/52c.: Entire letters (2) with one from "Reading / Pa." with red cds (Sept 17), with PAID and '5' as far as New York, thereafter with USA '24' (cents) credit marking in black and fine strike of "9 AMERICA / ÜBER BREMEN" in red and multitude of rates; second cover with "New-York" despatch cds and '20' in black; framed "NOT PAID" and "32/9 R BREMEN" in dull red. Both soiled but scarce.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2611 USA

    1861/62: 3 c. rose in a horizontal pair and 30 c. orange in a horizontal pair used on 1867 cover to Kerns, Switzerland tied by segmented cork handstamps in black with 'New Orleans' despatch cds (Sept 20) at right. "N. YORK AM. PKT / PAID" cds in red (Sept 26) with crredit handstamp '24' in red alongside. Reverse with 'Verviers / Coeln' TPO in blue (Oct 8) and Basel, Luzern and Sarnen (Oct 10) cds's. Sealed cover tear at top to right of adhesives, an attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 2612 USA

    1861/67: Lincoln 15 c. black with grill, used on 1869 cover from Rhode Island (Sept 21) to Paris by American Packet with entry marking in blue (Oct 3), forwarded locally on arrival by "MUNROE & Co. / PARIS" with cachet in black and franked by 1867 laureated 10 c. bistre tied by Paris Star '8' with Rue D'Antin cds adjacent. Envelope with corner repair at lower right but an unusual and attractive usage.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2613 USA

    1872 (17. Jun.): 6 c. carmine (no grill), cancelled by obliterator cachet on letter with full contents from "PORTLAND" Maine via "BOSTON" and "LONDON" to "BERGEN". The letter was sent to a Miss Catlin care of Baring Bros. (Bankers in London), who had moved on to a bank in "BERGEN". Hence the letter was re-expedited from "LONDON" to "NORWAY" with 3d paid in cash, evidenced by a red 3 d. cachet, and a Lombard St. "PAID" (1. JY 72) mark. "CHRISTIANIA" transit on reverse, no arrival. Unusual combination.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 2614 USA

    1933: 50 c. green, an unused plate block of six, with plate number "21171", fresh and fine multiple, unmounted og. Scott = $ 500.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 2614A Cuba

    1899/1959: Collection in large volume, beginning with USA Military issues, often in larger blocks, 1914 Map issue with Die Proofs (8) of the complete set from 1 c. to $1 and the 1914 poecial Delivery 10 c. deep blue Die Proof all with minor aging; US issue for Puerto Principe with a number of attractive pieces including a 2½ c. bisected and tied on piece. Later issues are well represented including miniature sheets and Airmail issues. An appealing lot with much of interest.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 2615 Philippines

    1919 (4./5. April): 26c green, on first airmail in the Philippines special commemorative card depicting Miss "RUTH LAW" tied by special triangular handstamp. (Müller 1; 30'000 points) Fine and rare card.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2616 USA

    P.O. in Shanghai 1919/22: The unused set of eighteen values complete, all with fresh colours, centering varies, large part og. Note the overprint flaw with broken "c" in on "60c.". A scarce set Scott = $ 2'200+.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 2617 USA

    1851/1991c.: Collection with covers/cards/stamps (219 items) including 1851 3 c. on embossed ladies's envelope, 1857/61 3 c. frankings on illustrated covers, 1869 2 c. pair on cover, 1874 cover with 1870/71 12 c violet strip of three to Napa, California (signed Brettl), Wells Fargo 3 c. postal stationery usages (3), May 1875 cover to Switzerland via Ostende underpaid with Banknote 1 c. and 6 c. with scarce "New York / Via England & Ostende", 1881 cover with 2 c. and 3 c. Banknote to Syria, 1887 cover at 12 c. to New Zealand, readdressed with '2' handstamp, 1898 Trans-Mississippi 8 c. on registered cover, 1912 underpaid cover with Egypt Postage Dues, 1914 registered/AR frankings to Amsterdam (3) at 18 c. and 21 c., early 1918 airmail frankings, 1919 three covers from the US Military attache in Serbia at 3 c. concessionary rate, unusual 'Prexie' frankings, further Flight covers and Space Flights, Guam with 1902-1905 covers at 10 c. rate (4), Hawaii with 1894 cover from Lahaina and 1898 cover from Hilo, a most interesting lot with destinations incl. Chile, Egypt, Israel, Japan, Peru, Surinam, Sweden, Syria.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF

    Lot# : 2618 USA

    1861/1997: Considerable dealer's stockbook beginning with the 1861 wide perforated issue, including some grills up to 15c used, Columbus 30c orange brown mint (Sc. 239), 50c used (Sc. 240), Grant 5c dk. blue in mint block of 4 (Sc. 281), Curtiss Jenny 24c (Sc. C3) mint, 1938 Presidential issue to 5$ (Sc 803/834) unmounted plus a significant quantiy of face vale, in the region of $400. Condition of the early material is as usual mixed with many fine copies contained.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 2619 Argentina

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 2620 Argentina

    1854 (Dec 12): Entire letter from Montevideo to Buenos Ayres endorsed "Franco" at top right, struck with framed "FRANCA" and Diligencias illustrated oval "MESSAGERIAS ARGENTINAS", each well struck in blue (Kneitschel page 68). Scarce and fine entire.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 2621 Argentina

    1857 (April 6): Entire letter from Chivilcoy to Buenos Ayres struck with oval framed italic "Franco" on obverse and, displaying well on reverse, fine strike of Diligencias illustrated "NUEVA MENSAGERIAS NACIONALES / DE / MERLINO Y CAMPANELLA" both in blue (Kneitschel page 74). Scarce and very fine. Ex collection Charles Jewell.
    Starting bid : 350 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 2622 Argentina

    1873 (March 11): Cover from Buenos Ayres to Torino, struck with octagonal French shipmail datestamp, framed "F.56" postal treaty handstamp alongside, reverse with crisp "PARIS ETRANGER 10 AVRIL 73 cds in blue and TORINO arrival (April 12) cds. The cover was taxed with '10' décimes and upon arrival a 1 lire due was added and tied by Torino cds.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2623 Argentina

    1818/31c.: Group of covers/cover fronts (5) with cover to Chile showing "Sn. JVAN" handstamp in red, 1831 Official cover to Cordoba sent prepaid with "FRANCA" and "Sn. LVIS" handstamps in red and a further unpaid example, 1818 covers to Santiago, Chile with truncated "MENDOSA" handstamps in red. 
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 2624 Argentina

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    Confederation 1858 (May 1): 5 c. pale red imperforate, a used example with large even margins all round on cover from Goya to Las Peñas endorsed (per riverboat) "Clara" at top; tied on despatch by straight line "FRANCA" in red. Scarce and very fine. Cert. Moorhouse (2006).rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 145, April 2006, lot 4463.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 2625 Argentina

    Confederation 1858 (May 1): 5 c. red imperforate, a fine example with good to large margins all round, variety "Colon after Value", used on 1861 cover to Mendosa tied by oval "FRANCA" in blue with "CORREOS DEL PARANA" datestamp adjacent (April 29) in blue. A charming and scarce cover. Signed Kneitschel.rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 145, April 2006, lot 4464.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 2626 Argentina

    Confederation 1858 (May 1): 10 c. pale green imperforate, a fine diagonally bisected example used on 25 April 1861 entire letter from Gualeguaychu to Buenos Ayres tied by straight line "FRANCA" handstamp in black. File fold well away from the adhesive but a fine and rare usage. Signed Kneitschel Scott = $ 725.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 2627 Argentina

    Confederation 1858/60: The small collection with 5 c. red unused (21) including an interpanneau block of four and a used example on piece, 10 c. green unused (24) including a pair and block of four, 15 c. blue unused (25) incl. a block of four plus a used example with oval "Franca", 1860 large 5 c. red unused (43) including a horizontal strip of eight (signed A. Diena), a block of four plus a used example.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 2628 Argentina

    1865: Rivadavia 5 c. brown-rose, perf. 11½, a fine used example on 16 October 1865 entire letter to Fray Bantos tied by oval framed "CONCORDIA" handstamp in blue. 
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2629 Argentina

    1864/67: 5 c. carmine-lake, a used example on 1866 entire letter to Buenos Ayres tied by dotted handstamp in black withe "CORREOS DE SANTA FE" despatch cds adjacent (April 1). A fresh and fine entire.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2630 Argentina

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    1864/67: Rivadavia 5 c. lake and 5 c. carmine perf. 11½, tied by light "BUENOS AIRES 2. SET. .." cds to outer lettersheet directed to Montevideo. Some perforation irregularities, but an appealing cover, cert. Sorani (1989).
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 2631 Argentina

    1867/68: 5 c. vermilion applied slightly off the edge of 1874 cover to Rome endorsed "per Europa" tied by "O.M." (Office Maritima) obliterator in black. Carried on SGTM Steamer direct to Marseille with circular "PLATA / MARSEILLE" entry cds (Feb 15) in red and charged on arrival with Italy 1870 1 l. Postage Due tied by Roma cds (Feb 17). An attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2632 Argentina

    1867/68: 5 c. vermilion used on 1875 cover to Genova tied by "Correo Nacional del Rosario" handstamp in black. Buenos Aires transit cds alongside (Jan 18) and italic "Da Buenos-Aires / coi Postali Italiani" and charged on arrival with Italy 1870 30 c. and 60 c. Postage Dues tied by Genova cds (Feb 13). The 60 c. with rounded corner perf. but a scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 160 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2633 Argentina

    1876 (Sept 24): Cover from Carcarañá to Bormio, Lombardy, bearing Rivadavia 20 c. vermillion tied by "CARACARANA RdeS" cds in blue, ROSARIO transit cds and "T / 1,10" accountancy marking alongside. Upon arrival Italian 10 centesimi due were added, tied by "BORMIO 7 NOV 76" cds in bluish black. Backflap missing, nevertheless the reverse shows transit cds's of Buenos Ayres, London and Sondrio. In spite of its imperfections a scarce item from the Swiss colony Carcarañá.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 2634 Argentina

    1910 (May 1): 1 c. blue-green & black, an unused example, variety "Centre Inverted", fresh and fine, large part og. A rare stamp: just 50 stamps issued thus. Signed Kneitschel Scott = $ 1'000.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF

    Lot# : 2635 Argentina

    1910 (May 1): 2 c. olive & grey-black, an unused example, variety "Centre Inverted", fresh and fine, large part og. A rare and most attractive example of this variety: just 100 stamps issued thus. Signed Kneitschel Scott = $ 800.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 2636 Argentina

    1910 (May 1): 50 c. carmine & black, an unused example, variety "Centre Inverted", fresh and fine, superb large part og. A rare stamp: just 50 stamps issued thus. Cert. Kneitschel (2001) Scott = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 2637 Buenos Aires

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    1858 (May 1): Barquitos 3 p. green, a used example with close to touched margins, slight stain and heavily cancelled by ponchito handstamp in blue. Cert. Del Mazo (2017) Scott = $ 950.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 2638 Buenos Aires

    1858: Barquitos 4 p. vermilion, a used example of fresh colour in a bright shade, good margins all round, slight age spot not affecting appearance, neatly cancelled by ponchito handstamp in blue. A very rare stamp. Signed E. Diena Scott = $ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF

    Lot# : 2639 Argentina

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    1858 (April 29): Barquitos 4 pesos red, a used example with large even margins all round, lightly cancelled by ponchito in black. Merest trivial thin not affecting the appearance. An outstanding example of a very rare stamp. Cert. RPSL (1974) Gi P7 = £ 1'700+/Scott = $ 4'500.
    Starting bid : 800 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 2640 Buenos Aires

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    1858: Barquitos 5 p. orange, a used example of fresh colour in a bright shade, good margins but with small inclusion at upper left, neatly cancelled by ponchito handstamp in blue. Fine appearance and a very rare stamp. Signed E. Diena. Cert. Del Mazo (2017) Scott = $ 3'000.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 2641 Argentina

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    1858 (April 29): Barquitos 5 pesos ochre, a used example with good to just grazed margins all round, lightly cancelled by ponchito handstamps in black. Hinge thin not affecting the frontal appearance of a rare and elusive stamp. Cert. RPSL (1974) Gi P7 = £ 1'100+/Scott = $ 3'000.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 2642 Buenos Aires

    Buenos Aires 1859 (Sept 3): Cabecitas 1 p. blue, fine impression, a sheet corner marginal example with huge margins, used on 16 April 1860 entire letter from Buenos Ayres to Montevideo, uncancelled by tied by age spots to an unusual cover.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 2643 Argentina

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    Corrientes 1864: 2 c. black on yellow-green, Type 6, a fine large margined example used on 6 October 1864 entire letter from Buena Vista to Goya, cancelled by pen crosses. Scarce and attractive entire. Cert. Brettl (2006).rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 145, April 2006, lot 4511.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2644 Argentina

    Tierra Del Fuego 1891 (Jan): 10 c. carmine-rose, perf. 11½, printed by Juan H. Kidd & Co. of Buenos Aires for Julius Popper (the 'P' on the stamp stands for Popper), priced at 10 centigrammes of gold dust each. Kidd imprint at top, sheet requisition number at lower right in black "038", some minor splitting but generally fresh and fine, large part or unmounted og., sold together with an exceptionally rare used example (position 10) cancelled by large part "San Sebastian" datestamp in black Gi = £ 2'500+.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 2645 Bolivia

    1802c.: Cover to Buenos Ayres rated '3' reales in manuscript, struck with fine "COCHABAMBA" straight line in red. Some worm holes not affecting the face panel and fine appearance. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 2646 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, corner 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.rn 
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2647 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 : 180 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2648 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 (10) 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 : 500 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2649 Bolivia

    1895: 1 c. ochre and 2 c. vermillion, horizontal pair both Paris printing on 10 c orange postal stationery envelope as a registered letter from "LA PAZ" to "LIMA", via "ARICA", with transit and arrival mark on reverse. There are five further items in this lot including a 1894  10 c. sepia postal stationery envelope from "ORURO" to "ANTOFAGASTA" with a mute canceller .
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 2650 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 : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 2651 Brasil

    1843: Bullseye 60 r. black, fine impression, two horizontal pairs with close to large margins, used on reverse of August 1845 cover to Theodoro Wille in Santos at triple maritime rate and endorsed 'p. Paranapitanga' and left uncancelled - possibly being delivered direct to the ship as it embarked from Rio de Janeiro. Some minor soiling and small stain on corner of the fourth stamp mentioned for accuracy only. The Wille correspondence of Bullseye covers (three are recorded in Juchert "Bull's Eyes on Covers") all bear the ship's name and all are from Rio to Santos, mailed between January and August 1845 at single rate (Juchert page 135) with two at triple rate (Juchert pages 144 and 274). A remarkable and most appealing cover. Signed Calves.rnrnProvenance: Morgenbesser sale 2, Frankfurt, 23-28 May 1949, lot 4591.rn                   Köhler sale 267, Wiesbaden, 7-10 Feb 1990, lot 4896.rn                   Siegel, New York, June 2008, lot 31.
    Starting bid : 6,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 6,000 CHF

    Lot# : 2652 Brasil

    1843: Bulls Eye 90 r. grey-black, intermediate impression, a fine example with large margins all round, neatly cancelled double circle "CORREIO GERAL DAS ALAGOAS" (Ayres fig. 1604). Rare Scott = $ 1'300. 
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF

    Lot# : 2653 Brasil

    1861: 280 r. red, a used example with ample to large margins all round, tied to 1864 cover to Paris endorsed 'par le Béarn' by "Correio da Bahia" cds in black (Feb 28). Red framed 'P.D.' adjacent and fine circular 'BRESIL / BORDEAUX / 2" entry marking in blue (March 21), reverse with Paris arrival of the same day. Addressee's name erased but a scarce usage on this ill-fated ship that was wrecked by a storm on the night of February 27, 1865 when sailing some 47 miles South of Bahia - in a feat of brilliant seamanship the Captain saved the entire crew and contents of the vessel, journeying south for 1'000 miles of coastline.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 2654 Brasil

    1876 (June 25): Receipt from Rio de Janeiro to Italy for a registered item sent to Brazil, bearing Dom Pedro 'Black Beard' 1866 10 r. vermillion in a horizontal pair and 50 r. blue, tied by quartered circular handstamp with "RIO DE JANEIRO" despatch cds alongside.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 2655 Brasil

    1878/79: Dom Pedro rouletted 10 r. vermilion, five examples used in combination with single 50 r. blue on 1879 cover to Santos tied by six strikes of cork handstamp in black with 'Rio de Janeiro' despatch cds (Nov 26) below. Santos arrival cds (Nov 28) on reverse. The envelope somewhat roughly opened with one stamp at left missing one or two roulettes, otherwise a scarce and attractive usage.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 2656 Brasil

    1940/1956: Unused accumulation Brazil consisting of four sets miniature sheets MS 614a/b and MS 635a and 36 complete sheets including Sao Paulo IV centenary Sc. 875/879 and other values from the 1950s. Some significant foxing, others fresh, all never hinged. 
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 300 CHF

    Lot# : 2657 Brasil

    1883/1970: Mixed Collection from 1930 mainly unused with a smuttering of used, beginning with an unused 60 R "BULL'S EYE",  Pedro II well filled and from 1900 only very few gaps, even covering coil and booklet issues missing from most collections. The collection is stored on Portugese pre-printed pages, so may well have been collected in Brazil. Therefore many of the earlier stamps are tropicalised or completely without gum as is the customary way of collecting in the tropics. In addition to the postage stamps there is a small run of rarely seen Telegraph stamps. 
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 2658 Chile

    1801c. Colonial cover to Pastor Linch (Lynch) in Buenos Ayres rated '4½' reales, struck on obverse with superb "COQUINBO." despatch with reverse showing slightly oxidised "CHILE" transit; together with a later 1848c. cover to Santiago at 4 reales rate with the same handstamp employed in red. Fine and rare pair.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 2659 Chile

    1802 (July 14): Colonial entire letter from Serena to Santiago, struck in transit with superb "COQUIMBO" handstamp in red, rated '1½' reales due for a single letter. Rare.
    Starting bid : 180 CHF
    Hammer price : 440 CHF

    Lot# : 2660 Chile

    1802 (Nov 18): Colonial entire letter to Santiago rated '1' real in manuscript, struck with fine if slightly over-inked "BALPARAISO" straight line handstamp in red. Rare.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2661 Chile

    1810 (Feb 20): Colonial cover from Chillan to Santiago de Chile rated '1' reales in manuscript, struck with rare early usage of "ChILLAN" partly framed handstamp in red. Excepotional and rare.rnrnProvenance: Collection Gerhard Blank, Christie's, Zurich, 5 Dec 1991, lot 805.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 360 CHF

    Lot# : 2662 Chile

    1810 (Sept 11): Colonial entire letter from Talca to Santiago with fine strike of straight line "TALCA" handstamp in red. Scarce.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 260 CHF

    Lot# : 2663 Chile

    1810/11: Colonial cover front to Santiago de Chile addressed to Juan Batista de Aeta, known to be Admistrator of the Posts between 1810 and 1811, struck on despatch with italic "LINARES" handstamp in red. Rare.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 2664 Chile

    1840 (Dec 20): Entire letter from Illapel to Santiago rated '2' reales in manuscript, struck with superb if slightly watery strike of "YLLAPEL" despatch handstamp in red. Rare so fine.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 170 CHF

    Lot# : 2665 Chile

    1845 (Feb): Entire letter from Cordoba, Argentina to Valparaiso with fine strike of straight line "VALPARAISO" handstamp in red on reverse. The entire was re-addressed to Tutuquen in Northern Chile near Curico, and struck in transit with fine straight line "CURICO" handstamp in red with '4' (reales) due in manuscript. Some edge wear but a rare entire.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 2666 Chile

    1848 (March 27): Entire letter from Santiago to Bordeaux, struck on despatch with oval "SANTIAGO / DE CHILE" in red with "FRANCA" alongside (prepaid as far as Panama) and British P.O. "Valparaiso" cds on reverse (March 30) in black. Carried via London where "COLONIES / &c. ART 13" applied in red. Boulogne entry marking (June 4) and charged on arrival with '20' décimes due in manuscript. 
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 2667 Chile

    1848 (June 11): Entire letter from Copiapo to Santiago, struck in transit with "CABOTAJE" with Ship fee alongside "1" real and fine straight line "VALPARAISO" handstamp in red with manuscript "2" reales for internal rates. A fine and scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2668 Chile

    1848c.: Cover from a Chilean port to Santiago, struck in transit with "CABOTAJE" with Ship fee alongside "1" real in red, and fine straight line "VALPARAISO" handstamp in red with handstruck "2" reales for internal rates, these both crossed by "FRANCA" denoting payment received. An attractive and unusual cover.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 2669 Chile

    1849 (Aug 28): Entire letter from Santiago to Bordeaux, struck on despatch with oval "SANTIAGO / DE CHILE" in red with "FRANCA" alongside (prepaid as far as Panama), struck in transit with unusual usage of both "PANAMA / TRANSIT" in red and three line dated "PANAMA / TRANSIT" in black (Sept 25). Thence via London and Calais (Nov 3) and charged on arrival with '15' charge mark altered to '21' décimes due. Rare.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Your bid : CHF

    Lot# : 2670 Chile

    British P.O. 1852: Cover to Worcester, Mass., USA struck on reverse with British P.O. double arc 'Valparaiso' despatch cds (Sept 15) in black, prepaid '2s.' in red to Panama with very fine "♚ / PAID / AT VALPARAISO" in red (Gi CC1 = £ 450), struck on arrival with 'STEAM / SHIP' and rate '40' cents in black. Fine and scarce.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 2671 Chile

    1860 (July 31): Entire letter sent prepaid to the Archbishop of Santiago struck with straight line "FRANCA" and "QUILLOTA." despatch in oxidised black ink. Rare and very fine.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 2672 Chile

    1862 (May 7): Prepaid entire letter from Cauquenes to Santiago struck with fine strikles of "FRANCA" and "CAUQUENES" despatch handstamps in black. A scarce and most attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 2673 Chile

    1815c & 1861: Colonial cover front to the Governor of the province of Chiloe struck with contracted "VALDIUIA." handstamp in red, coupled with an 1861 entire letter sent prepaid to Santaigo struck with superb oval "FRANCA" and "VALDIVIA" handstamps in red. A scarce pair.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 2674 Chile

    1834/52: Covers (3) all to Santiago with unpaid cover showing "VALPARAISO" handstamp in red rated "2" reales, 1834 cover with "VALPARAISO" struck in black and scarce 1852 cover sent prepais with "FRANCA" and "VALPARAISO" handstamps well struck in red. A scarce trio.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 2675 Chile

    1843/45: Entire letters (2) both sent unpaid at '2' reales rate, the earlier entire to Copiapo struck with "YLLAPEL" straight line handstamp in deep red ink, the 1845* entire to Santiago with "YLLAPEL" despatch in orange-red ink. Scarce.rnrnProvenance: *Collection Gerhard Blank, Christie's, Zurich, 5 Dec 1991, lot 817. 
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 280 CHF

    Lot# : 2676 Chile

    1848/51c.: Entire letters (2) both sent unpaid, with entire to Valparaiso rated '2' with "CONCEPCION" straight line handstamp in red ink and 1851 entire letter to Santiago rated '2' reales with "CONCEDPCION" handstamp in black. A generally fine pair.
    Starting bid : 100 CHF
    Hammer price : 100 CHF

    Lot# : 2677 Chile

    1848/51c.: Entire letters (2) with unpaid entire to Santiago rated '2' with "CASA BLANCA" straight line handstamp in oxidised red ink and 1851 prepaid entire to Valparaiso with "FRANCA" and "CASA-BLANCA" handstamps in red. A scarce pair.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 2678 Chile

    1842/54: PSNC carried entire letters (7) with 1842 entire with VAPOR PERU / P in red but wormholed, 1850 Mosquera entire from Lima to Panama with poor VAPOR PERU in black, 1851 entire from Valparaiso to San Francisco with fair only VAPOR PERU in black and handstamped '20' US rate in red, 1853 entire from Santiago with VAPOR SANTIAGO / P in black to Cobjia, 1854 entire prepaid from London to Lima with circular "VAPOR / LIMA / 1854" displaying well on reverse in blue. Generally fair only strikes but a good research group.  
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 2679 Chile

    1841: Registered prepaid cover to Santiago with corners of cover with crossed lines denoting the registration and weight '1 oz.', mailed to Santiago with straight line handstamps of "COPIAPO",  "FRANCA" and "CERTFCASION" all in red with "30 Julio de 1841" in manuscript. Superb and rare.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 2680 Chile

    1841: Registered prepaid cover to Santiago with corners of cover with crossed lines denoting the registration, mailed to Santiago with straight line handstamps of "COPIAPO",  "FRANCA" and "CERTFCASION" all in red with "Sale de 29 Junio" in manuscript. Rated '4 reales' at top right and with full docketing of receipt in Santaigo inside (July 20). Rare.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 2681 Chile

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 2682 Chile

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 2683 Chile

    Unfortunately this lot was withdrawn from this auction.

    Lot# : 2684 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, a used example with large even margins all round, neatly cancelled by target handstamp and part "SANTIAGO" straight line in black. Barely perceptible hinge thin at top mentioned for full accuracy, a lovely stamp Gi = £ 60/Scott = $ 150. 
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 150 CHF

    Lot# : 2685 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, a used example with ample to large margins, portion of adjoining stamp at left, neatly cancelled by large part "CHAÑARCILLO" handstamp in black. Thin not affecting the superb appearance Gi 1 = £ 60/Scott = $ 150.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 2686 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, wmk. type 1, a used example with large margins all round, lightly cancelled by target handstamp in black. Fine and scarce Gi = £ 60/Scott = $ 150.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 2687 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, wmk. type 4, a used example with clear to large margins all round, sheet marginal at right, lightly cancelled by target handstamp in black. Fine and scarce Gi = £ 60/Scott = $ 150.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 2688 Chile

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    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, a used example with clear to large margins all round, used on cover to Valparaiso cancelled by target handstamp in black with fine "SANTIAGO" despatch handstamp in black at right.The cover with a closed tear in face panel that does not greatly detract from the fine appearance of a scarce and attractive cover. Certs. Sismondo (2004), S.F. de Chile (2018)
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,500 CHF

    Lot# : 2689 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, a used example with just shaved to large margins all round and portion of adjoining stamp at left, tied to 1853 entire letter to Islay, Peru by target handstamp in black with "Santiago" despatch cds in red (Nov 30) at left. Reverse with circular "VAPOR / LIMA" and unframed "LIMA / VAPOR" in blue and manuscript '2' (reales) due. Some aging to the entire but rare Scott = $ 400.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF

    Lot# : 2690 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, used examples (6) two of each with wmk. 1, 2 or 4; most with clear to large margins all round, all lightly cancelled by target handstamp in black. A few with minor thin spots but a fine and scarce group Gi = £ 360/Scott = $ 900.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 320 CHF

    Lot# : 2691 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on blued paper, wmk. 1, an unused example with just shaved margin at left otherwise with large margins all round from top of sheet with marginal watermark lines, of excellent rich colour, with small traces of gum. An exceedingly rare stamp unused Gi 2 = £ 425/Scott = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,300 CHF

    Lot# : 2692 Chile

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    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on blued paper, wmk. 1, an unused example with ample to good margins all round, of excellent depth of colour, without gum. An exceedingly rare stamp unused. Cert. Moorhouse (2013) Gi 2 = £ 425/Scott = $ 1'000.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF

    Lot# : 2693 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, a used example with large even margins all round, cancelled by part "TALCA" straight line handstamp in black. A scarce and fine usage Gi 2 = £ 100/Scott = $ 175.rnrnProvenance: Collection Comte Juan de Welczeck, Corinphila sale 46, 16-21 Nov 1959, lot 4156.
    Starting bid : 175 CHF
    Hammer price : 220 CHF

    Lot# : 2694 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, wmk. 4, a used example with large even margins all round, lightly cancelled by target handstamp in red Gi 2 = £ 100/Scott = $ 175.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 140 CHF

    Lot# : 2695 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, wmk. 1, a used example with large even margins all round, slight surface scuff, lightly cancelled by target handstamp in black Gi 2 = £ 100/Scott = $ 175.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 120 CHF

    Lot# : 2696 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, wmk. 1, a used example with good to large even margins all round, lightly cancelled by target handstamp in black Gi 2 = £ 100/Scott = $ 175.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 180 CHF

    Lot# : 2697 Chile

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    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, wmk. 1, a used horizontal pair from a 'squeezed plate', marginal from left of sheet with large even margins all round, lightly cancelled in black. The left hand stamp with width (10 mm.) and the right stamp (11 mm.). Exceptional and extremely scarce. Cert. BPA (1992) Gi 2 = £ 200/Scott = $ 350+.rnrnProvenance: Collection Gerhard Blank, Christie's, Zurich, 5 Dec 1991, lot 936.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF

    Lot# : 2698 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, the used selection (4), all fair to fine with attractive appearance showing watermark types 1, 2, scarce 3 and 4; three examples cancelled in black, the wmk. 2 lightly cancelled in red Gi 2 = £ 400/Scott = $ 700.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 250 CHF

    Lot# : 2699 Chile

    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on blued paper, a used example on 11 August 1853 cover to Valparaiso with good to touched margins all round, tied by target handstamp in black with straight line "CONCEPCION" despatch handstamp below in black. An exceptionally early usage of this adhesive on letter Scott = $ 700.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF

    Lot# : 2700 Chile

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    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, a used example with large to touched margins all round, tied to 1854 cover to Ballenar endorsed "p. Neuva Granada" (PSNC) and cancelled by target handstamp in black with "P. CALDERA" despatch cds (April 21) alongside. The cover with poorly repaired central tear but scarce. Cert. RPSL (1987) Scott = $ 700.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF

    Lot# : 2701 Chile

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    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, a vertically bisected example used on small piece, cancelled by target handstamp in black, aging at base but scarce. Signed Holcombe. Cert. Sismondo (2004).
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 2702 Chile

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    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, three horizontally bisected examples and one vertically bisected example used on small 1854 piece, all cancelled by target handstamps in black with "P. CALDERA" circular datestamp (June) also tying the left stamp. An extraordinary piece, proving that some Chilean Postal Clerks frequently cut the 10 centavos stamps prior to their use. Rare and most appealing. Signed Scheller. Cert. Moorhouse (2010).rnrnProvenance: Collectuin Joacquin Gálvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3083.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 2703 Chile

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    First London printing from Perkins Bacon Plates 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, a horizontally bisected example, lower half of stamp, used on 1855 cover to San Felipe tied by target handstamp in black with VALPARAISO datestamp in red at left (Sept 8). A fine and very rare usage of the 1853 issue, especially bisected horizontally - believed unique. Cert. Corinphila (1996) Gi. 2b = £ 500+/Scott = $ 800.rnrnProvenance: Collection Joaquin Gálvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3084;rn                     Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 801;rn                     Collection Joseph Hackmey FRPSL., Corinphiola sale 236, June 2019, lot 6028.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,800 CHF

    Lot# : 2704 Chile

    Printed by Desmadryl from Perkins Bacon plates 1854 (Feb): 5 c. red-brown, wmk. 1, an unused example in a deep shade, imperceptibly touched at top right otherwise clear to large all round, without gum. A rare stamp unused Scott = $ 600.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF

    Lot# : 2705 Chile

    Printed by Desmadryl from Perkins Bacon plates 1854 (Feb): 5 c. red-brown, a used example with good margins all round, centrally cancelled by target handstamp in red. A late usage of this handstamp in red, most uncommon on this issue.
    Starting bid : 140 CHF
    Hammer price : 200 CHF

    Lot# : 2706 Chile

    Printed by Desmadryl from Perkins Bacon plates 1854 (Feb): 5 c. deep near chocolate-brown, a used example in a rich deep shade, just touched at top right otherwise with margins all round, lightly cancelled in black. Rare than the Scott catalogue suggest Scott = $ 275. 
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF
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