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Lot# 5081 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5081 Chile

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    Lithographed by Henri Gillet 1854 (April-August): 5 c. pale red-brown, two examples with touched to mostly large margins, used on 1854 entire letter endorsed 'par voie de Panama & d'Angleterre' each tied by target handstamps in black with SANTIAGO cds of despatch in red at right (Nov 29). Reverse with British P.O. VALPARAISO cds of transit (Nov 30) and obverse with two line PANAMA / TRANSIT in red. London transit and Bordeaux arrival (Jan 26, 1855) where charged with handstruck '21' décimes due in black. A very rare usage of the Lithographed issue to a destination abroad. Certs. Maier (2007), Moorhouse (2010).rnrn 
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400 CHF