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Lot# 5079 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5079 Chile

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    Lithographed by Henri Gillet 1854 (April-August): 5 c. pale red-brown, a used horizontal strip of five and a single example, both the single and the strip with clear to large margins all round; used on the wonderful 1854 entire letter from Santiago to Valparaiso tied by five strikes of the six barred target handstamps in black. SANTIAGO cds of despatch below (Oct 3) in red. File fold well away from the impeccable multiple, a superb and very rare franking (1½ ounce rate) in the foremost exhibition quality for the connoisseur. Signed Calves, Goebel. Cert. Holcombe (1994).rn 
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,500 CHF