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
1858, 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