Uruguay - Briefe 1859
Katalog Yvert 1 A
Uruguay 1857 issue, 60 c SECOND TYPE DILIGENCIA, with full margins on two sides, on clean entire letter (28 Feb. 1859) from Montevideo to Sauce, addressed to Jose Paz Nadal, a famous politician of Tacuarembo whose archive was found according to Fausto Diaz Paulos by Engineer MacColl (owner of the MacColl Museum of Montevideo). Diaz describes in his American Philatelist (june 1979) article the rarity of this stamp on cover in the following terms: "at present, there are only about ten covers in the world with these stamps, and as a rarity they easily can be compared to the "Post Office" stamps of Mauritius". Ex Dale-Lichtenstein collection and Robson Lowe sale of may 16 1966 (lot 83). Scott #3 B unpriced on cover, Yvert # 1A = 30 000 EURO on cover.
Michel #4a 1857 60c "Sonne mit 67 Strahlen", die grosse Rarität der Sonnenkopf Ausgabe von Uruguay auf schönen Brief nach Sauce.
verkauft / sold