Lot Number: 5306
Closing: 27 January 2015
- Guide price (GBP): 300 - 400
- Currency guide (USD): 453 - 604
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ARGENTINA - BUENOS AIRES - RARE STAMP ON FAKE COVER. 1858 (13 Nov) large part cover (reduced at base) bearing an example of the 4p (CUATo Ps) vermilion Steamship stamp (Scott 4, cat $4500) with full 'ponchito' cancellation & rimless "Correos De Buenos Aires" cds of 13 November 1858 alongside. The stamp with 3 good margins, a tear at left plus other small peripheral faults. Brian Moorhouse certificate states stamp added to the cover at a later date. A very clean & attractive fake of this rare franking which catalogues Scott $20,000 on cover, and £11,000 in SG!