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Lot# 5125 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5125 Chile

    Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1856/61: 10 c. slate-blue, a used block of four, marginal from left of sheet with italic "no quitar el cimiento" imprint, used on internally dated September 18, 1857 cover to Valparaisoat 2 ounce rate tied by target handstamps in black. The block with ample to very large margins all round and portions of adjoining stamps at base and at right. SANTIAGO despatch cds in red (Sept 18) alongside. Minor file folds well away from the exceptional multiple, a marvellous and extremely rare cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection Roger Leret, Harmers, Nov 1955, lot 378.
    Starting bid : 1,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 5,500 CHF