2211

12 500,00€

26 June 1857: Judicial letter from Rio Bonito to Rio de Janeiro, franked for a total of 990 reis corresponding to 16,5 ounces or 132 "oitavas" weight, bearing 30 r. black, block of twelve, block of eight, two strips of four, strip of three and one pair, making up a stunning franking of 33 stamps, all showing good margins, cancelled by framed "Rio Bonito" handstamp. Each page of the letter shows a circular Fiscal Stamp mark of 60 r. on the top centre edge which clearly proves the difference between postal and fiscal rates. The largest recorded franking of this extensively used value. RHM 13; Scott 23. Ex Santos