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Lot# 5022 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5022 Chile

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    London Printing 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, two examples used on 1855 entire letter from Ballenar to Valparaiso, one with four large margins and the second stamp with three large margins but just touched at right, tied by target handstamps struck in red with BALLENAR handstamp at left also in red. The cover was carried South on the PSNC Steamer with endorsement 'per N. Granada' at lower left. A remarkable and very rare usage. Cert. BPA (1992).rnProvenance: Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3073; Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 942.rn 
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,600 CHF