Lot# 5164 - Auction 227-233
Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1862 (Jan 1): 20 c. green, two horizontal pairs, close to cut into, used on registered cover to Valparaiso tied by "Cancelled" obliterator handstamps in black with framed CERTIFICADA handstamp below. The "Cancelled" obliterator also struck at each corner of the cover to denote registration. Manuscript dated (in a different hand to the address) 'Marzo 30 / Abril 2" on obverse at left and reverse with signature of receipt dated April 8. Some imperfections but very rare. Certs. Holcombe (1983), BPA (1992).rnrnProvenance: Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 1223.rnrnNote: It is believed that just four registered 'Colon' issue covers are known, three are housed in this collection.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 4,400 CHF
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