Sale 957 — The Islander Collection of South America, including Brazil, Buenos Aires, Chile, Colombia and Peru

Sale Date — Thursday, 5 June, 2008

Category — Buenos Aires 1858 2-Peso

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
48°
c
Sale 957, Lot 48, Buenos Aires 1858 2-Peso1858, 2p ("Dos Ps") Blue, Diagonal Half Used as 1p (2b). Upper left diagonal half tied all around by "Correos de Buenos Aires 26 Abr 59" circular datestamp on folded cover to Gualeguaychu, the bisect pays the reduced one-peso domestic rate in effect in 1859

VERY FINE. THIS IS BY FAR THE FINER OF THE TWO KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE 2-PESO BLUE BISECT ON COVER.

Ex Gargantini, Kneitschel and Boker

E. 15,000-20,000
57,500