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Lot# 5076 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5076 Chile

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    Lithographed by Henri Gillet 1854 (April-August): 5 c. red-brown, a used example with large margins on three sides and portions of adjoining stamps at base and right, just clear at top, used on 1854 cover from Valparaiso to Santiago showing the Lithographic Transfer Fold with indentation in the right margin alongside "S" of CENTAVOS (Blank 5/Vt. 6/5). SANTIAGO cds of despatch at left (Dec 2) in red. The cover with two file folds well away from the adhesive. Illustrated in 'First Issue of Postage Stamps' by Gerhard Blank on plate 26. Rare. Cert. Moorhouse (2008).rnProvenance: Collection 'Islander', Siegel, June 2008, lot 157.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF