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Lot# 5156 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5156 Chile

    Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1861 (Oct): 10 c. blue on blued, a vertical pair and a block of six (2 x 3), with margins touched on the pair and possibly missing a further stamp, the block imperceptibly touched at base and with large margins on the other sides and portions of adjoining stamps at top but with surface scrape on sixth stamp and creased, used on 1865 entire letter from Valparaiso to Coquimbo tied by 'Cancelled' obliterator handstamps in brown. VALPARAISO despatch datestamp in red at left (April 27). The letter, in English, stating that the writer encloses two further accounts forms and correspondence. A rare high franking.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 380 CHF