Sale 767 — 1995 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Monday, 5 June, 1995

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
97°
c
Sale Number 767, Lot Number 97, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Two horizontal pairs, one with large margins, other with three large to huge margins, touched at top, intense shade, grid cancels, one pair tied by red "24" credit handstamp on buff cover whaling ship captain at Talcahuano, Chile, "New Bedford Mass. Dec. 5" cds, second strike of "24" hs struck on cover and crossed out, re-rated with ms. "25", no other transit or receiving marks, opening tears in flap and few small tears at top edge expertly sealed, Very Fine and outstanding, 1851 Issue covers to South America are very rare

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000