Rarity of Brazil

21 Jul 2020  Tue

David Feldman offered a worldwide selection of stamps, covers, and collections during its auction series that took place last year. This collection included postal history rarity from Brazil, one of the nations after Great Britain to issue adhesive postage stamps. The highlight of this lot was the 1843 covered mail from Brazil to Portugal with two Brazil’s Bull-eye stamps.

The auction house describes this lot as ‘1843 Entire from Santo Amaro to Portugal franked on the reverse with 1840 30r and 90r Bull’s eye canceled by two clear strikes of the ‘Sto. AMARO’ hs both with good to large margins, the 90r with or-cease, a unique example of this postmark on the cover and earliest of the four recorded transatlantic covers with bull’s eye franklins an extremely rare exhibition showpiece and one of the major rarities of the Brazil’.

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