Sale 1279 — The Magnolia Collection: Classic Uruguay Stamps and Covers
Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 March, 2023
Category — 1860 Thick Numerals - 100-120 Centesimos
EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE FINEST OF THE THREE RECORDED COVERS WITH A COMBINATION OF THE 80-CENTÉSIMOS AND 100-CENTÉSIMOS THICK NUMERALS.
Ex "Concordia". Signed Holcombe. With 2008 Rocha certificate.
EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE QUADRUPLE-RATE COVER WITH A GEM PAIR AND SINGLE OF THE 100-CENTÉSIMOS THICK NUMERALS. THE ONLY RECORDED SUCH FRANKING.
The Lee book notes that "the pale rose and carmine are found on thick paper". Ex Caspary, Diaz, Dr. Hubbard, and Moorhouse Estate.
VERY FINE AND RARE TWO-COLOR FRANKING WITH THE 60-CENTÉSIMOS AND TWO
120-CENTÉSIMOS THICK NUMERALS ISSUE.
Ex Diaz and Provera. Signed A. Diena.
FINE. AN IMMENSELY RARE AND IMPRESSIVE SHOWPIECE OF URUGUAYAN POSTAL HISTORY. THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED FRANKING ON ANY "SUN" ISSUE COVER. AN IMPORTANT ITEM FOR ANY AWARD-WINNING COLLECTION OF URUGUAY.
Judging from the destination and postage, it is presumed that the cover contained court documents that weighed approximately 14.5 ounces.
Ex Hoffmann, Bustamante, Dr. Hubbard, and "Tito". Signed Diaz. With 2008 Calves certificate.
FINE. AN EXCEPTIONAL AND SIGNIFICANT PIECE OF URUGUAY POSTAL HISTORY WITH ONLY FOUR "SUN" ISSUE COVERS RECORDED TO DESTINATIONS OUTSIDE URUGUAY, ARGENTINA OR BRAZIL.
Since this cover was datelined in Concordia, Argentina, it likely was carried privately to Salto aboard a riverboat. The Uruguay 120c was affixed for internal mail to Montevideo, where it was handed to the French Consular office for onwards transmission on the Saintonge to Europe for final delivery with "10" decimes due.
Ex "Concordia" and "Tito". With 2008 Rocha certificate.
EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST COVERS KNOWN OF THE APPROXIMATELY 20 RECORDED BISECTS OF THE 120-CENTÉSIMOS THICK NUMERALS.
Ex Dr. Hubbard and Moorhouse Estate. Signed A. Diena.