Lot# 5109 - Auction 227-233
London Printing by Perkins Bacon from New Plates 1855 (April): 5 c. red-brown on blued, a horizontal strip of eight with shaved to large margins all round, used on 1857 cover from Santiago to Valparaiso paying the 2 ounce rate, tied by eight strikes of the target handstamp in black. SANTIAGO despatch cds below (Aug 25) in red. A rare and attractive high franking. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 909.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 3,000 CHF
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