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Lot# 5118 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5118 Chile

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    Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1857/62: 5 c. pale carmine-red, a single example paying the internal rate, used on January 1862 cover to Dublin, Ireland endorsed 'via Panama & Southampton' tied by 'Cancelled' obliterator in black. Smudged Santiago despatch cds in red and reverse with London transit cds (March 18) and "H & K PACT." cds in blue-black of the same day and charged '2s.' due in manuscript. The adhesive with small scissor cut at right not affecting the appearance but a scarce usage, especially so to this destination. Cert. RPSL (2003).
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF