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Lot# 5140 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5140 Chile

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    Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1856/61: 10 c. pale blue, used example with large even margins but just touched at upper right, with Second London printing 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, large margins all round and portion of adjoining stamp at top, on internally dated May 7, 1857 entire letter from Ballenar to Valparaiso endorsed 'por Vapor'; tied by light target handstamps in black. Fair strike of BALLENAR handstamp of despatch at left in black. An attractive and scarce combination. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1994).rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 90, Oct 1994, lot 6396.
    Starting bid : 400 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF