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Lot# 5012 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5012 Chile

    London Printing 1853 (July 1): 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, wmk. pos. 2 (scarce) with marginal line of wmk. at top, the used block of four, positions 9-10 / 21-22 from Plate I, with good to large margins on three sides and touched into the design at right, ironed horizontal bend and one stamp slightly rubbed, neatly cancelled by four strikes of the seven bar target handstamp in black. A very scarce multiple with just three used blocks of four of this stamp recorded, all of which have imperfections. Rare and, with wmk. position 2, unique. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnProvenance: Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3022; Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 773.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,700 CHF