Lot 53014 – Argentina » Collections, Lots etc.
1858-2015, Most extensive and specialised mint and used collection of Argentina housed in 26 stockbooks
1858-2015, Most extensive and specialised mint and used collection of Argentina housed in 26 stockbooks, ranging from the Confederation issues to the modern years, great strength in the Confederate issues and the Republic period “Escuditos” replete with shades and cancels, also covers bearing the 5c and 10c singles, being 82 singles and four covers plus strip of eight of the 5c, 10c(2) and 15c plus strips of nine of the 5c(2), 10c and 15, some identified fake cancels, two 1891 Popper’s local post singles, rich Escuditos section with 68 5c rose incl. block of fifteen plus seven covers, 48 10c green four covers, and 48 15c blue, just for this album we have catalogue value stated by owner to be $28’000, then first issue Rivadavia with unused 10c green (expertised twice), two lightly used examples, also very nice used 15c single, then range of covers with perforated 5c and 10c singles, later issues showing specialisation in shades, also varieties with for example several 1877 1c on 5c vermilion with inverted surcharge, also apparently various inverted 2c, see catalogue value noted by vendor to be $46’000, later stockbooks are showing practically total completion with mint and used singles with in many cases a wide range of shades, many multiples, proofs and varieties including inverted centres, MUESTRA overprints, officials, fiscals, telegraphs, farming duties etc., one of the most extensive collection of Argentina we have ever seen, generally fine to very fine
|Estimate||12’000 – 20’000 EUR|
|Auction date||Fri 7 Dec 2018 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)|
|Sold for EUR 9’000|