Sale 744

Lot 361


Brazil, Magnificent Airmail Proofs Collection, 1929-45, superb and keenly assembled, approximately 69 select items housed on a dozen beautifully customized and annotated album pages; coverage begins with the Second Airmail issue of 1929 (the "Pioneers of Aviation" series, #C17-C21 & C22-C24), which includes 15 different trial color plate proofs for #C17-C21, plus 25 select items for #C22-C24, including trial color plate proofs on proof paper and on card stock, including pairs and multiples; continuing on, we note #C25 (two different trial color proofs); #C43 (Census issue) and #511 (Aviation Week issue) each offering five or six different perforated trial color proofs on cardboard page; #C48 nine different imperforate trial color proofs; #C53 Philatelic Exhibition souvenir sheet trial impression showing each stamp design framed in black; 1943 Lawyers Conference unique original artwork design for issued stamp; plus #C63 two different die proofs in lilac, etc., Very Fine is the rule, a superb holding of beautiful and rare material; see it all imaged online.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

Realized $3,750


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