lot # 7520 - Overseas Ecuador
Fifth Printing Group 1872: ½ real deep bright blue on surface blued paper, a fine example with large margins all round used on 1873 entire letter to Guaranda tied by framed "P.I." in ten pointed star obliterator (Porte Interno) with "Guayaquil" datestamp (March 15) alongside, both in red. For a similar usage see the Bustamante collection, lot 32. A delightful and extremely rare entire of great visual appeal.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 30 April 1996, lot 6.
Catalogue 304: Ecuador - The GUAYAQUIL Collection (part III)