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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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Foreign (non-U.S.)
Latin America
Latin America
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2009-06-13
2009 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 973, Lot Number 319, The Jonathan Rose Collection of First Issues of the World (Argentina thru G.B.)BRAZIL, 1843, 30r Deep Black, Early Impression (1), BRAZIL, 1843, 30r Deep Black, Early Impression (1)BRAZIL, 1843, 30r Deep Black, Early Impression (1). Positions 49-50, horizontal pair, large margins, tied by well-struck "Correio Geral da Corte 6 1844 9" double-circle datestamp on back of light green folded letter to Barbacena, vertical file fold affects pair as does additional light crease, some ink erosion in address

VERY FINE APPEARING PAIR OF THE BRAZIL 30-REIS BULL'S EYE ISSUE ON COVER.

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E. 4,000-5,000
5,000
Foreign (non-U.S.)
Latin America
Latin America
Brazil
2008-06-05
The Islander Collection of South America
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Sale Number 957, Lot Number 18, Brazil 1843 Bull1843, 30r Black, Late Impression (3), 1843, 30r Black, Late Impression (3)1843, 30r Black, Late Impression (3). Large Plate, State A, Positions 23-24/29-30/35-36, block of six, large to huge margins including sheet margin and outer frameline at right, tied by one of four strikes of "Correio Geral da Corte 1/4/1845" circular datestamp on folded cover to Rio Pardo, the block is affixed over the backflap and has been carefully opened so as to preserve the block in perfect condition

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY BLOCK OF ANY BULL'S EYE ISSUE KNOWN ON COVER. THIS SPECTACULAR ITEM, DISCOVERED ONLY IN THE PAST 30 YEARS, IS REGARDED AS ONE OF THE TOP FIVE PHILATELIC ITEMS OF BRAZIL AND ONE OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST CLASSIC IMPERFORATE COVERS.

This extraordinary cover was discovered sometime in the 1970's and sold to Reinaldo Bruno Pracchia, who featured it in his award-winning exhibit, which garnered the Grand Prix d'Honneur at London 1980. It was acquired by Angelo Lima and again became one of the cornerstones of his Grand Prix exhibit (International Grand Prix at Philexfrance 1989 and Grand Prix d'Honneur at Philanippon 1991). Islander acquired the cover at the November 1993 sale of the Lima collection, held by David Feldman S.A.

E. 150,000-200,000
160,000
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