South & Central America Auction Images Page 3

Lot 184 - 1867 - 100c blue 'Condor' issue, a good used copy from the original printing with manuscript cancel, four margins but with thin on reverse. (SG 9) - Est £25

Lot 185 - 1867 - 100c blue 'Condor' issue, a fine unused four margin copy. (SG 9, Cat £43) - Est £30

Lot 186 - 1867 - 5c grey lilac 'Condor' issue, a fine looking lightly used copy, four good to large margins. A couple of light tones. (SG 10a, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 187 - 1867 - 100c pale green 'Condor' issue, a fine four margin copy used with straight line cancel. Four large margins. (SG 12a, Cat £180) - Est £90

Lot 188 - 1870 - 50c blue 'Eleven Stars' ARMS issue, a fine mint block of four. Scarce multiple. (SG 39, Cat £156) - Est £95

Lot 189 - 1892 - UNISSUED: ½c orange on yellow & 1c red on yellow UNISSUED 'Impresos' stamp with TRAIN design, both mint with gum. Uncommon. - Est £20

Lot 190 - 1892 - UNISSUED: ½c orange on yellow, 1c red on yellow and 2c purple on greenish UNISSUED 'Impresos' stamp with train design, all unused without gum, the 2c is thinned on reverse. Scarce. - Est £30

Lot 191 - 1893 - 'Litho' ARMS issue, the set of five fine lightly used, no faults or thins. (SG 57/61, Cat £62+) - Est £30

Lot 192 - 1893 - 'Litho' ARMS issue, the set of five fine unused, no faults or thins. (SG 57/61, Cat £145+) - Est £60

Lot 193 - 1894 - 100c rose red 'Arms' issue on thin paper, a fine mint copy. Difficult stamp. (SG 69, Cat £40) - Est £25

Lot 194 - 1896 - Cover franked on reverse with a block of ten and single 1895 1c pale ochre 'Arms' issue on thick paper (SG 70, Paris printing, one stamp with torn corner) all tied by undated COCHAMBAMBA BOLIVIA cancels in black. Addressed to FRANCE with CALLAO PERU transit cds on reverse. Cover is slightly tatty around edges but still a very rare franking and a scarce issue on cover. - Est £75

Lot 195 - 1897 - Cover franked with 1897 pair 1c olive green and 20c black & lake 'Portrait' issue (SG 77 & 81) tied by dumb 'Leaf' cancel with POTOSI cds. Addressed to USA with various transit and arrival marks inc CALLAO, PERU transit cds on reverse. A fine cover. - Est £60

Lot 196 - 1899 - 10c yellow brown 'Arms' issue (London printing) with 'E.F. 1899' overprint in violet, a fine genuinely used copy with the correct LA PAZ cds. Scarce and underrated issue due to the amount of forgeries around. (SG 88, Cat £17) - Est £15

Lot 197 - 1899 - 20c deep blue 'Arms' issue (London printing) with 'E.F. 1899' overprint in violet, a fine genuinely used copy with the correct LA PAZ cds. Scarce and underrated issue due to the amount of forgeries around. (SG 89, Cat £50) - Est £45

Lot 198 - 1901 - 5c scarlet 'Portrait' issue a fine unused IMPERF PAIR. (SG 102b, Cat £60) - Est £40

Lot 199 - 1909 - 'Centenary of the Revolution' issue, the set of four fine cds used. (SG 110/113, Cat £45) - Est £25

Lot 200 - 1912 - 10c on 1c blue 'Provisional' opt on REVENUE issue with variety OPT IN BLACK. A fine mint copy. A very scarce & underrated stamp. (SG 129b, Cat £150) - Est £95

Lot 201 - 1915 - 20c yellow UNISSUED 'Inauguration of Guaqui - La Paz Railway' stamp. A fine IMPERF PROOF on buff paper, ungummed. We have not seen proof material of this issue before so must be very scarce. - Est £25

Lot 202 - 1917 - FORGERY: 10c on 1c blue 'Cobija' PROVISIONAL issue FORGERY fine unused. (As SG 148c, Cat £2750 used) - Est £16

Lot 203 - 1925 - 1c green & 2c carmine 'Centenary of Independence' UNISSUED types the pair fine mint. (See note in SG) - Est £20

Lot 204 - 1928 - 15c on 20c deep blue 'Waterlow' ARMS issue, perf 12½, a fine unused example (without gum) with variety OPT IN BLACK. A very scarce stamp. (SG 212b) - Est £75

Lot 205 - 1928 - 'LAB' airmail issue, the set of three fine mint. (SG 217/9) - Est £10

Lot 206 - 1930 - 15c black & lake with 'CORREO AEREO R.S. 6-V-1930' airmail opt in violet, a fine mint copy. (SG 231) - Est £10

Lot 207 - 1930 - 25c black & blue with 'CORREO AEREO R.S. 6-V-1930' airmail opt in red, a fine cds used copy. (SG 232) - Est £12

Lot 208 - 1930 - 1b black & red brown with 'CORREO AEREO R.S. 6-V-1930' airmail opt in gold metallic ink, a fine copy with diagonal 'MUESTRA' (Specimen) opt in black. Rare. (SG 240, Cat £225 as mint) - Est £100

Lot 209 - 1930 - 3b on 20c blue 'Zeppelin' overprint issue a fine mint copy with variety OPT INVERTED. Scarce. (SG 242a, Cat £110) - Est £60

Lot 210 - 1930 - 5c light blue 'Mount Illimani' issue, a fine 'Perkins Bacon' IMPERF PLATE PROOF block of four. (SG 254) - Est £25

Lot 211 - 1930 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with 1930 5c, 15c, 20c, 35c & 50c AIR issue and 25c on ½c brown (SG 226 & 244/8) tied by LA PAZ cds's dated 30 JUL 1930. Flown on the LA PAZ - RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL first flight by LLOYD AEREO BOLIVIANO & CONDOR with red, yellow & green airmail label and first flight cachet on front and transit & arrival marks on reverse. (Muller #24, rated 2000pts) - Est £45

Lot 212 - 1934 - CHACO WAR: Cover franked with 3 x 1933 15c purple (SG 281) tied by CORREO AEREO SANTA CRUZ cds's dated MAY 1934. Addressed to CHILE with printed red on white 'REVISADO POR LA CENSURA MILITAR' censor label on reverse tied by good strike of boxed 'CENSURADA SANTA CRUZ' censor mark in purple. UYUNI and ANTOFAGASTA transit cds's and SANTIAGO CHILE arrival cds on reverse. - Est £75

Lot 213 - 1934 - FIRST FLIGHT: Cover franked with single 1928 15c green 'LAB' air issue (SG 217) tied by CORREO AEREO LA PAZ cds dated 12.1.1934. Flown on the LA PAZ - ARICA, CHILE first flight with lovely large illustrated First Flight cachet on front. (Muller #28) - Est £45

Lot 214 - 1938 - cover front with oval CORREOS DE BOLIVIA QUIME cancel franked with 25c blue and bisected 10c slate tied on arrival by SUCRE cds and 1943 REG cover franked with 1943 2.10b pale blue tied by CORREOS CATAVI cds to ARGENTINA. (2) - Est £20

Lot 215 - 1940 - Pair of covers dated 1940 & 1941 from MONTEAGUDO sent stampless with undated circular SUB-ADMINISTRACION DE CORREOS MONTEAGUDO BOLIVIA markings and both with stamps added and tied at SUCRE (one cover has stamps partially over MONTEAGUDO pmk). Addressed to GERMANY with German censor strips on reverse. Some faults but scarce origination. - Est £40

Lot 216 - 1940 - Circa 1940 large stampless official cover with printed 'Ministerio del Trabaja, Salubridad y Prevision Social' official ARMS imprint at top left sent from LA PAZ with official cachet on reverse and good strike of straight line 'Censurado Seccion Decima - La Paz' censor mark alongside. Addressed to CANADA with two line 'PASSED BY CENSOR' marking in purple on front. - Est £20

Lot 217 - 1945 - 4b 20c on 2b 10c blue postal stationery envelope (H&G B15) sent registered with part boxed LA PAZ cancel in blue, small boxed REG marking and straight line 'CERTIFICADOS' on front. Addressed to USA with arrival marks on reverse. - Est £20

Lot 218 - 1954 - 10bs orange UNISSUED 'Train' type (later opt as SG 701), a fine UNMOUNTED MINT block of four. - Est £20

Lot 219 - 1957 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Cover with manuscript 'Buenaventura, Chile' return address on reverse franked with Chile 1950 3p blue and 10p emerald green AIR issue (SG 400 & 403) tied by superb strike of boxed CORREOS DE BOLIVIA AMBULANTE No.1 cancel dated 24 SEP 1957. Addressed to SANTIAGO with feint ANTOFAGASTA transit and SANTIAGO arrival cds's on reverse. This line extended from Ollague in Bolivia through the Chilean port of Antofagasta to Santiago, and the use of Chilean stamps from locations within Bolivia does occasionally occur. Scarce cover. - Est £125

Lot 220 - 1960 - 'Sun & Gate' SURCHARGE issue, the complete set of eighteen fine mint. (SG 702/19, Cat £100) - Est £60

Lot 221 - 1960 - UNISSUED: 'Sun & Gate' gold issue, the complete set of nineteen all fine mint. - Est £75

Lot 222 - 1868-1901 - Super lot of early POSTMARKS and CANCELLATIONS with a page of 'Book of Law' issues inc many 50c used with straight line, oval, cds cancels plus a few registration types and other early issues with many better markings inc LAMAR, HUANCHACA, COROICO, CINTIO, cork cancels etc. (56 items) - Est £65

Lot 223 - 1902-1972 - Small cover lot with a few better items inc 1902 cover franked 1899 2c red & 20c rose tied LA PAZ to ITALY, few later Arms issue covers, 1932 REG cover with strip of three 1924 15c black & lake Aviation School issue to Germany, various OPTS & Surcharges, 1946 REG to Paraguay, 1949 nice REG airmail to Austria franked with values to 20b & incoming cover to LA PAZ from USA redirected with Bolivian stamps added and tied by LA PAZ cds's back to USA. (11 items, originally priced at £69) - Est £40

Lot 224 - 1940-1985 - Nice range of First Day Covers inc 1940 9b Flag issue on FDC (SG 375), 1960 Jaime Laredo set on two FDCs, 1966 Aid for Poor Children, 1975 Lions International, three diff restricted issue miniature sheets on REG FDCs & 1985 UN plus a few commemorative folders/cards inc 1948 Pan American motor race pair, 1950 airmail set, 1960 Jaime Laredo set & 1960 Visit of Mexican President set. (13 items) - Est £45

Lot 225 - 1843 - 30rs grey black on yellowish paper 'Bullseye', worn impression. An unused example tight to touching margins & thinned on reverse. (SG 4, Cat £1900) - Est £200

Lot 226 - 1845 - 30rs black on yellowish paper 'Inclinado' issue used with boxed 'IGU' part strike of 'IGUASSU' cancel in blackish brown, four margins but with just clipped top right corner. A scarce cancel. (SG 11A) - Est £15

Lot 227 - 1850 - 'Small Numeral' issue in black, the basic set of eight from 10rs to 600rs, all good to fine used with four margins, although margins are mixed from tight to large. (SG 17/24, Cat £392) - Est £75

Lot 228 - 1850 - 'Small Numeral' issue, the basic set of eight from 10rs to 600rs, all good to fine used, margins are mixed tight to large. (SG 17/24, Cat £392) - Est £75

Lot 229 - 1850 - 30rs black on greyish and 30rs black on yellowish paper 'Numeral' issue both printings in fine cds used blocks of four, both have large margins at side & base but both blocks are touching along top frame lines, however still nice multiples. (SG 19A & 19B) - Est £20

Lot 230 - 1850 - 300rs black on greyish paper 'Small Numeral' issue, a fine used copy four close to large margins. (SG 23B, Cat £65) - Est £25

Lot 231 - 1854 - 280rs scarlet vermilion 'Small Numeral' issue, imperf, a cds used copy. Margins tight to touching. (SG 27a, Cat £110) - Est £40

Lot 232 - 1854 - 430r yellow 'Small Numeral' issue, an unused copy with part gum, four tight margins. Good looking. (SG 28, Cat £250) - Est £100

Lot 233 - 1864 - Complete folded letter franked with 1850 2 x 30rs black on yellowish paper 'Numeral' issue (SG 19a) tied by two fine strikes of small CORREIO GERAL DA CORTE cds dated 18 2 1864. Both stamps have been neatly split when the envelope was opened. Addressed to S. JOAO DEL REI. A very attractive item. - Est £40

Lot 234 - 1866 - 20rs dull purple 'Dom Pedro' issue with dark beard, perf 12, a fine mint copy with full gum. (SG 44, Cat £75) - Est £35

Lot 235 - 1866 - 500rs orange 'Dom Pedro' issue with dark beard, perf 12, a fine mint copy with gum. (SG 49, Cat £225) - Est £100

Lot 236 - 1871 - TELEGRAPHS: 500rs dull rose 'Telegraph' issue without control handstamp on reverse. An unused example, three margins and small thin on reverse. (Barefoot #7) - Est £10

Lot 237 - 1878 - 300rs dark green and orange 'Dom Pedro' issue a good mint copy with gum. (SG 67, Cat £95) - Est £40

Lot 238 - 1878 - 1000rs bistre brown DOM PEDRO 'Imperio' ESSAY, imperf on large piece of white paper. A fine example. Scarce. - Est £75

Lot 239 - 1881 - 50rs bright blue perforated 'Dom Pedro' issue with SMALL HEAD, a fine mint copy with gum with 50rs blue large head for comparison. Tiny thin on reverse. (SG 68a & 73, Cat £196) - Est £75

Lot 240 - 1886 - 200rs black 'Dom Pedro' postal stationery envelope (H&G B2) used with fine RIO DE JANEIRO cds dated 24 FEB 1886. Addressed to GERMANY with manuscript 'Per 'La Plata' via Lisabon' ship endorsement at top left and arrival cds on reverse. - Est £15

Lot 241 - 1890 - 700rs pale brown 'Southern Cross' issue perf 11½, a fine mint pair. (SG 102, Cat £66) - Est £30

Lot 242 - 1892 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 80rs carmine 'Liberty' postal stationery card (H&G 15) with light strike of SAO PAULO cds and oval 'CORREIO URBANO' marking on front. Addressed to GERMANY with fine strike of CACHOEIRA (C. AMBULANTE) cds on front. - Est £30

Lot 243 - 1894 - 300rs black & pale green 'Liberty Head' issue on thin hard toned paper, perf 11½, a fine mint copy. (SG 129) - Est £10

Lot 244 - 1894 - 2000rs purple & grey 'Liberty Head' issue on thick white paper, perf 11½, a fine mint copy. Rare stamp (SG 156, Cat £150) - Est £75

Lot 245 - 1897 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 100rs red & black on grey postal stationery lettercard (H&G A32) used with RIO DE JANEIRO cds. Addressed to SAO PAULO with good strike of 'RAPIDO (C.A. S.PAULO) cds on reverse along with other transit & arrival marks. - Est £30

Lot 246 - 1900 - '400th Anniversary of Discovery of Brazil' issue set of four fine mint. (SG 226/229, Cat £27) - Est £12

Lot 247 - 1903 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Incoming 5c red postal stationery envelope from Argentina (H&G B20) with added 1899 10c green (SG 228) tied by BUENOS AIRES cds. Addressed to CAMPINAS, SAO PAULO with good strike of S.PAULO 1o TREM (AMBTE SANTOS) cds on reverse. Backflap missing. - Est £30

Lot 248 - 1903 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Tinted glamour PPC franked with 1900 50rs green (SG 230) tied by RODRIGUEZ NUNES (S. PAULO) cds. Addressed to RIO DE JANEIRO with fine strike of AMBE SOROCABANA (2AT) cds on front. - Est £35

Lot 249 - 1904 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: Cover franked with 1900 200rs blue 'Liberty Head' issue (SG 247) tied by JUIZ DE FORA (MINAS) cds. Addressed to RIO DE JANEIRO with fine strike of AMBTE RIO 2A S-2 cds on reverse along with arrival cds. - Est £25

Lot 250 - 1906 - 10rs slate 'Portrait' issue, a fine IMPERF PROOF block of four each stamp with 'Specimen' opt in red and small hole punch. Ex ABNCo. Archive. (SG 260) - Est £20

Lot 251 - 1906 - 20rs violet 'Portrait' issue, a fine IMPERF PROOF pair with 'Specimen' opt in red and small hole punches. Ex ABNCo. Archive. (SG 261) - Est £10

Lot 252 - 1906 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 50rs blue 'Sugarloaf' PSC (H&G 29) used with ALFENAS (MINAS) cds and good strike of AMBTE NOCTURNO (3 AT) cds. Addressed to SAO PAULO with arrival cds on front. - Est £35

Lot 253 - 1907 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 200rs blue postal stationery envelope (H&G B20) used with fine SERTAOZINHO (S.PAULO) cds. Addressed to RIO DE JANEIRO with good strike of C. AMBTE MOGYANA RAPIDO (6AT) cds on reverse. A scarcer marking. - Est £35

Lot 254 - 1908 - TRAVELLING POST OFFICES: 50rs green 'Exposition' postal stationery card with brown design on reverse (H&G 36a) used with SERENA (S. PAULO) cds. Addressed to SAO PAULO with AMBTE NORTE RAPIDO (7AT) cds on front. - Est £30

Lot 255 - 1922 - CINDRELLA: set of four multicoloured labels inscribed 'Centenario da Independencia do Brasil Exposicao Nacional' and dated 7 Sept 1922. Produced by 'Pimenta de Mello & Ca'. Fine mint. - Est £15

Lot 256 - 1927 - 5,000rs on 100,000rs black & vermilion 'Servicio Aereo' overprint issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 454, cat £31) - Est £20

Lot 257 - 1927 - 10,000rs on 1,000,000rs black & sepia 'Servicio Aereo' overprint issue, a fine mint copy. (SG 456, cat £33) - Est £20

Lot 258 - 1929 - PRIVATE AIRMAIL COMPANIES: 300rs violet & red 'ETA' airmail issue, a fine mint copy from the second printing (white gum), imperf at bottom and left as issued. Scarce. (Sanabria #E2, RHM #E11) - Est £75

Lot 259 - 1930 - 3000r purple AIR issue wmk 'CM in Star', perf 11, a fine mint copy. (SG 484) - Est £10

Lot 260 - 1930 - PRIVATE AIRMAIL COMPANIES - CONDOR: 2000rs blue 'Dr Victor Kondor' commemorative issue, a fine cds used copy. Scarce stamp. (RHM #K-11) - Est £75

Lot 261 - 1931 - 2,500rs on 200rs carmine and 2,500rs on 300rs light blue 'Zeppelin' overprint issue, the pair fine mint. (SG 508/509, Cat £62) - Est £30

Lot 262 - 1931 - 1000rs dark brown on pinkish brown 'Icarus' issue, a fine top marginal IMPERF PROOF on thin ungummed paper. Very scarce. Unrecorded in either RHM or Sanabria. (As Sanabria V21) - Est £45

Lot 263 - 1931 - 35rs purple on straw yellow 'Icarus' issue, a fine side marginal IMPERF PROOF on thin ungummed paper. Very scarce. Unrecorded in either RHM or Sanabria. (As Sanabria V17) - Est £45

Lot 264 - 1932 - ZEPPELIN: 3,500r on 5,000r violet blue & 7,000rs on 10,000rs claret 'Zeppelin' overprint issue, the pair fine mint. (SG 511/12, Cat £56) - Est £30

Lot 265 - 1933 - 100r dull violet on grey white 'Exposition' postal stationery view card (H&G 43) with view: 'Rio de Janeiro: Praca Paris'. Fine unused. - Est £25

Lot 266 - 1933 - 100r dull violet on grey white 'Exposition' postal stationery view card (H&G 43) with view: 'Rio de Janeiro: Igreja de N. S. da Penha'. Unused with a few light tones. - Est £20

Lot 267 - 1933 - FIRST FLIGHT: Illustrated 'Varig Correio Aerio comemorativo da Festa da Uva P. Alegre - Caixas' First Flight cover franked with 1920 200rs rose red & 1931 350rs red VARIG issue (Sanabria #V17) tied by PORTO ALEGRE VARIG cds's dated 18 FEB 1933. Addressed to CAXIAS with arrival cds on reverse. (Muller #188) - Est £35

Lot 268 - 1933 - EXPRESS MAIL: Express cover front with typed 'EXPRESSA' at left franked with 1930 1000rs on 200rs blue 'EXPRESS' opt issue, 1933 200rs on 300rs rose red and 100rs red brown TAX issue (SG E490, 533 & 539) tied by BLUMENAU cds's with boxed 'EXPRESSA' marking in purple with manuscript '752' alongside. Addressed to CURITYBA. Scarce correct use of the Express stamp. - Est £40

Lot 269 - 1933 - ZEPPELIN: Commercial airmail cover franked with 1920 700rs reddish violet 'Industry' defin plus 1929 500rs purple, 1000rs red brown and 2000rs green 'Santos Dumont' issue (SG 398, 472/3 & 479) all tied by RIO DE JANEIRO cds's dated 11 MAY 1933. Flown on the 1933 'Sudamerikafahrt' on Zeppelin LZ127 with illustrated Zeppelin cachet on front, large RIO DE JANEIRO 'Condor' cds dated 11 MAY 1933 on reverse and fine strike of FRIEDRICHSHAFEN illustrated 'Zeppelin' arrival mark in green on reverse. A fine commercial Zeppelin item. (Sieger #205) - Est £45

Lot 270 - 1934 - ZEPPELIN: Illustrated 'Exposicao Philatelica Nacional' REG cover franked with the 1934 'National Philatelic Exhibition' issue set of four (SG 555/8, Cat £90) tied by RIO DE JANEIRO cds's dated 19 SEP 1934. Flown on the 1934 8th 'Sudamerikafahrt' on Zeppelin LZ127 with special 'Agencia Postal Telegrafica da Feira de Amostras 8o viagem 1934 - Rio de Janeiro' illustrated ZEPPELIN cachet in green on front with Exhibition cachet in red alongside. Addressed to RECIFE with feint arrival cds on reverse. Very scarce. (Sieger #275) - Est £100

Lot 271 - 1934 - CINDERELLA: The complete set of twenty five 100r labels in brown, green, red, blue & yellow for the 1934 Fourth Pelotas Philatelic Exhibition inscribed as such, depicting various subjects inc Dom Pedro, Rowland Hill, Map of Brazil and the British QV Penny black portrait. All fine unused. (25 labels) - Est £45

Lot 272 - 1937 - 'Tourism' issue, the set of six fine cds used. (SG 602/7, Cat £110) - Est £60

Lot 273 - 1937 - FIRST FLIGHT: Commercial airmail cover franked with 1920 400rs ultramarine 'Industry' issue and 1929 pair 50rs deep blue green and 200rs carmine 'Santos Dumont' AIR issue (SG 395 & 469/70) tied by SERVICIO AEREO AMAZONAS cds's in blue dated 29 III 1937. Flown on the 'Manaus - Borba - Manicore - Porto Velho - Rio Branco' first flight by Panair do Brasil across the Amazon from Amazonas State to Acre State with boxed 'PRIMERA MALA AEREA VIA PANAIR MANAUS (AMAZONAS) RIO BRANCO (ACRE)' airplane cachet in purple on front. Addressed to PORTO VELHO. A rare flight unlisted in Muller but listed in 'Brasilien Erstfluge bis 1949' by K H Wittig. - Est £150

Lot 274 - 1938 - 'Brazilian International Philatelic Week' issue, the miniature sheet of ten fine mint. (SG MS614a, Cat £30) - Est £15

Lot 275 - 1940 - 'New York's World Fair' issue the set of three miniature sheets comprising ten stamps of each value and a central 'NY World's Fair' panel. Fine unused as issued. (SG MS635a, Cat £375) - Est £175

Lot 276 - 1940 - FIRST FLIGHT: Illustrated 'Pan Air' airplane cover franked with 1920 100rs yellow and pair 400rs ultramarine 'Industry' issue tied by MINAS cds's. Flown on the GOV. VALLADARES - BELO HORIZONTE first flight with fine strike of the first flight cachet in red on front. Addressed to BELO HORIZONTE with arrival cds on reverse. (Muller #254a) - Est £25

Lot 277 - 1940 - VASP: Commercial airmail cover franked with 1940 1200r blue grey (SG 638) tied by AEROPORTO D FEDERAL (Rio de Janeiro) cds's with straight line 'VIA VASP' cachet on front and large boxed 'II ANNIVERSARIO 2012-38 A 20-12-40 SERVICIO POSTAL RAPIDO VASP' bird cachet in blue on reverse. Addressed to SAO PAULO with boxed 'VASP TARDE S. PAULO' arrival mark on front and arrival cds on reverse. - Est £35

Lot 278 - 1941 - 2000r blue, green & yellow on thin brown glassine paper postal stationery registered airmail envelope (H&G F-C1, RHM #EV-13). A fine unused example. A rare item of postal stationery. - Est £75

Lot 279 - 1943 - 'Centenary of First Brazilian Postage Stamps' BULLSEYE issue miniature sheet fine used with commemorative cancel. (SG MS682a, Cat £33) - Est £20

Lot 280 - 1943 - VASP: Printed 'Vasp' Internal airmail cover sent by VASP Special Express service franked with 1941 1200rs blue (SG 658) tied by SERVICIO AEREO D.F. (Rio de Janeiro) cds with large VASP express label affixed on reverse handstamped 'Estafeta No. 25' with the express number below. Addressed to SAO PAULO with boxed 'VASP TARDE S. PAULO' arrival marking on front. Cover has a bit of light toning. Original letter also enclosed. - Est £35

Lot 281 - 1945 - BRAZILIAN FORCES IN WW2: Three stampless airmail covers with manuscript 'F.E.B. 304' return addresses on reverse sent by a member of the WW2 Brazilian Expeditionary Force stationed in Italy all with large ESTACAO POSTAL No.4 F.E.B. cds's dated Feb, Mar & Apr 1945 and all with boxed 'F.E.B. (97) CENSURADA' censor markings. Addressed to Brazil with CORREIO REGULADOR No. 1 F.E.B. cds's and CORREIO COLETOR SUL BRASIL arrival cds's on reverse. Odd small fault. - Est £75

Lot 282 - 1945 - 1cr brown flimsy registered postal stationery envelope (H&G C7) used with added pair 1944 1.20cr carmine (SG 703) tied by fine boxed PASSO FUNDO TESOURARIA cancel dated 2 APR 1945. Addressed to PORTO ALEGRE. Very fine condition for this envelope. - Est £45

Lot 283 - 1947 - 'Definitive' issue in New Currency (cents & Cruzeiros), the complete set of sixteen fine mint. (SG 751/66, Cat £130) - Est £75

Lot 284 - 1947 - 1cr red brown 'Steel Worker' flimsy postal stationery registered envelope (H&G C9) used with added pair 1947 40c light blue (SG 756) tied by SANTO ANTONIO PERNAMBUCO TARDE cds's. Addressed to SAO PAULO with 'Official Seal' on reverse tied by additional strikes of the SANTO ANTONIO cds. Cover has a couple of creases but is in nice condition for these delicate envelopes. - Est £35

Lot 285 - 1954 - 1cr brown, 2cr deep bluish green, 5cr bright purple and 10cr emerald 'Portrait' definitive issue, wmk 'CASA+DA+MOEDA+DO+BRASIL' with plain crosses, the set of four fine mint. (SG 904a/d, Cat £30+) - Est £18

Lot 286 - 1963 - 'Famous Brazilians' definitive issue, the set of seven all fine mint. (SG 1073/1073f, Cat £140) - Est £75

Lot 287 - 1964 - '400th Anniversary of Rio de Janeiro' issue pair of miniature sheets fine unused as issued. (SG MS1109, Cat £22) - Est £12

Lot 288 - 1970 - 'Third Brazilian-Portuguese Stamp Exhibition LUBRAPEX' issue, the set of three and the miniature sheet fine mint and a 1971 long airmail cover to UK franked with the 1cr and the miniature sheet tied by FORTALEZA CEARA cds's. (SG 1308/10 & MS1311, Cat £70+) - Est £30

Lot 289 - 1988 - 'Brapex VII National Stamp Exhibition' BIRDS issue miniature sheet fine unmounted mint. (SG MS2340) - Est £12

Lot 290 - 1890-1930 - OFFICIAL SEALS: Nice group of unused 'Servicio Postal Correspondencia Dilacerada' seals in various shade of yellow/orange on green or blue, one perf single, two imperf singles and an imperf pair. (5) - Est £15

Lot 291 - 1973-1997 - FLOWER THEMATICS: Nice collection of FLOWERS & PLANTS issued between 1982 - 1998 inc some in se-tenant pairs or strips and two miniature sheets all fine unmounted mint. (25 stamps + 2 MS, SG MS1949, 2249/51, 2355/7, 2359/63, 2413/7, 2420, 2423/4, 2543/6, MS2714 & 2985/7, Cat £47+) - Est £24