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Lot# 5045 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5045 Chile

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    Recess by Narciso Desmadryl from Perkins Bacon Plates 1854 (Jan-Feb): 5 c. deep chestnut-brown, a sensational used example, marginal from top left of sheet, position 1, with small part of italic inscription, large margins on three sides and minutely shaved at right, used on 1855 cover to Valparaiso tied by seven barred target handstamp in black with SANTIAGO cds alongside in red (Dec 12). A rare and particularly lovely cover. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1994) which states 'deep reddish-brown', with which we beg to disagree.rnProvenance: Corinphila sale 90, Oct 1994, lot 6318.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF