Lot# 5128 - Auction 227-233
Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1856/61: 10 c. deep blue, sharp impression, a used horizontal strip of four with just clear to large margins all round and portion of adjoining stamp at base, paying the 1 ounce rate on 1859 cover to Buenos Ayres, Argentina cancelled by target handstamps in black and by faint VALPARAISO despatch cds in red. Internally dated March 30, 1859 and on watermarked paper (also dated 1859), the cover was charged '3' (reales) due in manuscript upon delivery. Some minor creasing but a scarce cover to a most unusual destination. Cert. Holcombe (1992).rnrnProvenance: Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 1173.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 750 CHF
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