Sale 756

Lot 533

Brazil, Sensational Selection of Southern Cross usages, 1890-99 (Scott 99//158). 30 covers or stationery items, all franked by this iconic Brazilian issue; we note single and mixed frankings, postal cards and stationery uprated, multi-value frankings, etc.; destinations are mainly to Germany, but domestic usages are also present, as are destinations such as Hungary, Nova Scotia, France, UK, US, Portugal—even Reval, Russia (!); among the original issue we find the 20r, 50r, 100r, 200r, 300r and 700r values, as well as a 500r bisect used in conjunction with a 50r on a local Rio cover; the Provisional issues include 100r on 50r, 300r on 200r, 700r on 500r, 1000r on 700r chocolate, 2000r on 1000r, plus a 50r on 20r used, with others, alongside a Provisional 700r Newspaper stamp; many Registered covers, several with additional "AR" handstamps; generally fresh, with a range of cancels and markings to please the most ardent cover lover, Very Fine, a remarkable holding; imaged in full online. Shipping charges apply - weight 2 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized $800


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