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 1859 One-Peso (
1859, 1p ("In Ps") Blue (7). Large margins to just touched, small spot of wear at upper right corner, tied by blue ponchito cancel, matching "Admon. de Correos de Mercedes" double-oval handstamp on blue folded cover to Bayonne, France, faint but readable "Correos de Buenos Aires 29 Ago 59" circular datestamp, red London transit backstamp (Nov. 5), "GB/1F60C" framed accountancy handstamp, Calais transit datestamp on front and other French transits on back, ms. French due marking in decimes, minor edgewear and toned spots
VERY FINE. A RARE USE OF THE ONE-PESO "IN PS" BLUE BARQUITOS ISSUE ON A COVER TO EUROPE.
The One-peso stamp paid internal postage in Buenos Aires, and the entire rate to France was collected from the addressee.