Lot# 5060 - Auction 227-233
Recess by Henri Gillet from Perkins Bacon Plates 1854 (April): 5 c. Dark Chocolate Brown, wmk. pos. 4, an unused example of clear impression, margins close to ample all round, in a stupendous intense deep shade, being the 'true' chocolate, without gum with pencil notation "Luder L. 3690, 10.4.63, Frs. 1'650" on reverse. Woefully under-catalogued compared to the stamp's availablity and rarity. A gem for the connoisseur of South American philately. Signed A. Diena. Cert. Moorhouse (2008) Gi. 11 = £ 2'000/Scott = $ 3'500.rnProvenance: Corinphila sale 49, April 1963, lot 3690; Stanley Gibbons, London International Exhibition, 1980.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 8,500 CHF
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