lot # 5017 - übersee brasilien
Mail carried by British Ships 1840 (Oct 31): Second sheet of entire letter from Bahia to Saddleworth, near Oldham carried by hand as Consignee's letter and mailed on arrival in Liverpool (Jan 11, 1841) with touched 1840 1 d. black, plate 6, lettered FF, tied by red Maltese Cross to destination. The Liverpool arrival datestamp deleted by usage of "5" (cents) credit marking in red on reverse. Illustrated in Edition D'Or on page 37. A very rare usage of the Penny Black on a letter from Brazil - one of the earliest known South American covers to bear an adhesive postage stamp, and one of just three covers from Brazil known bearing adhesive stamps used prior to the issue of the Bulls Eye adhesives, two of which are housed in this collection. Cert. RPSL (1997).rnProvenance: Collection Luis Alemany; Antonio Torres, London, 5 March 1999.
Katalog 269: SÜDAMERIKA - Maritime Postgeschichte 1606-1886 - Die Sammlung Everaldo Santos