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Lot# 5111 - Auction 227-233

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    London Printing by Perkins Bacon from New Plates 1855 (May): 5 c. red-brown on blued, a fine example with large margins all round used in combination with Gillet 1854 5 c. burnt sienna, similarly fine with portion of adjoining stamp at top; on 1856 cover endorsed 'Polynesian' from Concepcion to Valparaiso. The stamps tied by light target handstamps in black with CONCEPCION datestamp in black below. The cover internally dated March 24 at Concepcion. Fine appearance but horizontal filing fold has been cleaned, nevertheless a marvellous and extraordinarily rare combination of issues. Certs. Rendon AIEP (1990), Maier (1992).
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF