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Lot# 5071 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5071 Chile

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    Lithographed by Henri Gillet 1854 (April-August): 5 c. brown, wmk. pos.1, a fine used example with large margins all round and portions of adjoining stamps at base and at right, showing the Lithographic Transfer Flaw with small "C" in CENTAVOS and, above squeezed "ILE" in CHILE (Blank 5/Vt.3/1), neatly cancelled by light complete target handstamp in black. Illustrated in 'First Issue of Postage Stamps' by Gerhard Blank on plate 23. Superb and rare. Cert. Holcombe (1992).rnrn 
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF