Lot# 5146 - Auction 227-233
Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1862 (Jan 1): 1 c. greenish yellow, a used vertical strip of five with shaved to close margins all round, somewhat roughly separated at top and a tad soiled, used on 16 June 1862 entire letter from Santiago to Valparaiso tied by five strikes of the 'Cancelled' obliterator in black. The strip with minor file folds but a remarkable and extremely rare franking. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnrnProvenance: Collection Jean Dupont, Balasse, May 1981, lot 488; Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 955.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 3,400 CHF
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