3 000,00€

1797 circa. Handmade envelope (opened for display) from Spain to a Brigadier, Politician and Governor in Chiloé (Chile), bearing manuscript "Por Buenos Ayres, Chile, y Valdivia" routing mark placed, as usual, at lower left, carried via Corunna with red "España" straight-line handstamp, following the American inland route Buenos Aires-Santiago de Chile-Valparaiso-Valdivia, with two strikes of Italic "Chile" postmark in red handstamped at Santiago. The manuscript "55" reales maritime rate was equivalent to the 51/2 ounces weight, additionally with 131/2 reales matching the inland fee for a total of 681/2 ("683/4" also handwritten on front, according to the 1778 tariff). One of just two covers recorded jointly exhibiting the "Chile" and any "Espana" postmarks