Lot# 5134 - Auction 227-233
Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1856/61: 10 c. pale blue / bluish, strip of three in a blurred impression, with clear to large margins all round and first stamp diagonally bisected, used on 1860 cover to Valparaiso paying the 1 ounce rate + Sea Postage of 5 centavos, tied by target handstamps in black with ANCUD datestamp alongside (May 19) in black. Cover crease away from adhesives, a fine and unusual franking for the 25 centavos rate. Cert. RPSL (1980), BPA (1992).rnrnProvenance: Köhler, sale 232, Feb 1981, lot 8068; Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 1184.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 600 CHF
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