Lot# 5119 - Auction 227-233
Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1857/62: 5 c. dull reddish brown, a horizontal strip of four with large margins all round, used on 1859 cover from Valparaiso to Lima, Peru tied by target handstamps in black with VALPARAISO cds in red (Nov 1) below. An attractive cover: the rate to Callao by PSNC ship was 10 centavos per ½ ounce in addition to the internal rate. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnrnProvenance: Collection Alfred H. Caspary, Harmers, June 1958, lot 775; Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3441; Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 916.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 320 CHF
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