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Auction: 164 - The "Inclinados" Issues of Brazil including "Bull's Eye" Paper
Lot: 17

1844 60r black, type II, intermediate impression, a delightful strip of four from the bottom right corner of the sheet, on very well preserved paper exhibiting a fresh white shade, generally very large margins with part marginal rules on two sides, tied by ''Correio Geral Da Corte'' handstamp of June 23 1845, with the day positioned sideways, applied on reverse of cover from Rio de Janeiro to Santos, endorsed ''P. Parauapitanga'', carried by maritime means at triple weight letter rate not exceeding 1 ounce, and consequently being charged with 240 réis, a magnificent combination of beauty and rarity, believed to be the largest franking printed on the prized ''Bull's Eye'' paper on cover, further enhanced by comprising only of type II, which are scarcer than type I, a key postal history rarity for the advanced collection; 2010 Moorhouse certificate; RHM 6C;

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