Lot# 5145 - Auction 227-233
Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1862 (Jan 1): 1 c. olive-yellow, a single example, margins ample to large all round, used on local 1867 Printed Matter entire letter tied by 'Cancelled' obliterator in black with circular CORREOS / VALPARAISO CHILE datestamp in red (July 4) alongside. Exceptionally rare - just two examples of this franking are recorded by us, this being much the finer of the two (the other was ex-Blank, lot 1190). A spectacular cover for the connoisseur. Signed Calves, Darteyre, Goebel. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 954.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 3,000 CHF
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