Lot# 5054 - Auction 227-233
Recess by Henri Gillet from Perkins Bacon Plates 1854 (April): 5 c. Burnt Siena, four single examples with good even margins all round, used on 1855 cover from Santiago to Valparaiso at 1 ounce rate, one stamp showing a more worn state, all tied by target handstamps in black. SANTIAGO cds of despatch at right (July 14). Two file folds well away from the fine adhesives. An appealing franking of great scarcity. Cert. BPA (1992).rnProvenance: Collection Albert Quast, Harmer Rooke, June 1963, lot 219; Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3231; Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 1014.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 1,500 CHF
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