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Lot# 5058 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5058 Chile

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    Recess by Henri Gillet from Perkins Bacon Plates 1854 (April): 5 c. Burnt Siena / chocolate, a fine example with close to large margins all round in a rich deep shade used in combination with July 1854 Desmadryl 5 c. pale reddish-brown, left hand stamp touched at base otherwise the pair with large margins all round and small scissor cut at base, on 1855 cover from Santiago to Valparaiso tied by target handstamps in black. SANTIAGO cds of despatch at right (May 12) in red. A very rare combination on letter and most attractive. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1994).rnrnProvenance: Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3233; Corinphila sale 90, Oct 1994, lot 6343.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,600 CHF