Lot# 5097 - Auction 227-233
Recess by Narciso Desmadryl from Perkins Bacon Plates 1854 (Sept): 10 c. deep blue, a matched pair of roughly separated horizontally bisected usages on entire letters (2) to the same addressee in Santiago, with June 16, 1855 entire letter with lower half of 10 c. tied by target handstamp with VALPARAISO datestamp in red; second entire letter bearing the top half of the same stamp neatly tied by target handstamp with VALPARAISO datestamp adjacent (June 18, 1855). Illustrated in Edition D'Or XXVI on page 87. A rare and charming pair, the ultimate 'matched pair'. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnProvenance: Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 876.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 1,600 CHF
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