lot # 7504 - Overseas Ecuador
1872: 1 real yellow, a horizontal pair on quadrille paper, over-inked in a bright shade, margins touched to large at base with portion of adjoining stamp, used on 1872 entire letter from Guayaquil to Lima tied by FRANCA lozenge in black; in combination with France laureated 1867 30 c. brown pair (Yvert 30) tied by 'Anchor' lozenge of dots in black; with framed red "P.P." adjacent in red. Carried on the first Southbound voyage of the "Ville de Brest" with reverse showing circular "LIGNE F / PAQ. FR. No. 2" datestamp (May 7) in black (Salles fig. 1581) with Lima arrival cds (May 10) alongside. See article by Robert D'Elia and Percy Bargholtz in the Collectors Club Philatelist Volume 74 No. 6, illustrated in the Collectors Club Philatelist Volume 75, number 1. A remarkable and very rare entire. Opinion Todd AIEP (2006).rnrnProvenance: Collection Dr. Norman Hubbard, Siegel, New York, 21-22 Nov 1993. rn Collection Bernard Berkinshaw-Smith, Corinphila sale 145, April 2006, lot 3166.rn Collection Dr. Guy Dutau, Soler y Llach, Barcelona, 4 June 2012.
Catalogue 304: Ecuador - The GUAYAQUIL Collection (part III)