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Lot# 5116 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5116 Chile

    Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates -  'Estancos' 1857/62: 5 c. vermilion, two single examples with large to just touched margins, used on 1862 cover from Santiago to Zurich, Switzerland endorsed 'Voie de Panama et d'Angleterre' tied by 'Cancelled' obliterators in black and by 'Angl. Amb. Calais' transit cds in black. SANTIAGO despatch cds in red (Sept 17) at right, thence via London where "GB / 2F. 87½c." Anglo-French accountancy marking applied in black. Zurich arrival cds (Nov 1) and charged 2 francs 60 rappen due upon receipt. A rare destination for classic period Chilean mail.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,200 CHF