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Lot# 5036 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5036 Chile

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    Recess by Narciso Desmadryl from Perkins Bacon Plates 1854 (Jan-Feb): 5 c. deep reddish-brown, a fine used example with large margins on all sides used incorrectly on reverse of June 1854 entire letter from Santiago to Valparaiso tied by target handstamp in black. Obverse of cover showing manuscript "10" (centavos) where the cover was originally taxed (at double the deficiency) - this figure deleted by further complete strike of the six barred target handstamp. An extremely unusual entire that opens well for exhibit display. Opinion J. Maier. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (2000).rnProvenance: Collection 'Crown Point', Corinphila sale 131 (Oct 2001), lot 6196.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF