| /Casa de Moeda presentation booklet displaying the imperf Victory set on card. These booklets are frequently found with oxidised stamps; these are fresh on bright, white card. Signed and dated in ink by the Director of Posts and Telegraph. Only 6,500 booklets with English descriptions printed.
$150.00– Sold Out
| /An intact, complete sheet of the 1925 second re-engraving of the Bolivian coat of arms issue. Sheet 488, printed by Waterlow London with their imprint in the lower margin.
| /Printed from the original Perkins Bacon plates under the direction of Mr. Liechtenstein who had acquired the plates from the estate of Esteban Latour. Second printing on stout, white wove paper. No watermark, without gum as printed.
| /The Waterlow Master Plate Proof part sheet for the 3c Rodo Monument issue. Various notations and authorisation initials in the margin including: "Central vignette correct for 2,000,000 stamps of 3 cent value = 20,000 pulls", "Plate and colour OK". Note unusual and very decorative engine-turned frame in the lower margin. Both large and small security punch holes throughout. Faults, including a significant tear repaired by the printer before punching . Nonetheless, a unique document.
$250.00– Sold Out
| /The File Copy sheet from the Waterlow Archive for the 15m General Lavalleja issue of 1933. File Copy hand written in the upper margin, together with Waterlow reference number, print date and numbers printed. All stamps with security punch. Small corner of selvedge removed.
| /Scott 3 pair with three huge margins, narrow to base, in a bright, light blue shade and cancelled with blue dotted handstamp. Originating in Arequipa and addressed to the well known firm of Thomas La Chambre and Company in Lima. Clear indentations from the cancellation device have been transferred to the reverse of the paper.
| /Envelope to Germany at the 2.5p rate with the infrequently seen CDS of Tebicuary. Note red C 'Campana' (rural) overprint, only sold by agents in country districts and not often seen on cover, further compounded by the fact that Campana issues were supposed to be used for interior postage only. Buenos Aires transit marks to reverse.
| /Unpaid cover without US stamps to which regular mail stamps were subsequently applied to meet the postage due rate on arrival. Of particular note is the 1901 20c on 5p black inverted surcharge in red (Scott 151a), cancelled with violet Bluefields oval, repeated on reverse together with New Orleans transit stamp. A scarce useage on cover, particularly with the inverted variety. Glue staining as per image.
| /Three rouletted color trials in dark green, brown and brown-orange. On gummed paper with hinge remnants.
| /Columbian Bank Note Company plate proofs in blocks of four, never hinged on ungummed paper. Attractive.
| /Full sheet with file number (487) and Waterlow imprint to base. Provides a clear visualisation of the plate format and the five types, plus all the listed flaws. A small amount of separation.
| /Seebeck 1896 envelope with sender's legend to top left and Via Panama-New York handstamp under. Santa Ana CDS dated 7th February 1896, backstamped with forwarding agent's mark, San Salvador CDS, New York Foreign Transit stamp and Bremen receiving mark
| /Entire folded letter to Facatativa, stamped with 10c lilac Type I, Scott 54, with purple oval cancellation.
| /Broad C in Centavos Escudito with no accent on U variety, showing the partially worn plate. Four margin, bright carmine-red, vertical strip of three on piece with late-use, double Gualegualchu handstamps. A scarce and attractive multiple.
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