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Lot# 5166 - Auction 227-233

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    Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1862 (Jan 1): 20 c. green, a single example and a rare block of four, margins large to touched in places, used on cover from Valparaiso to Algarrobo all tied by INUTIL obliterator handstamps in black. VALPARAISO cds in red at left. Only two blocks of the 20 centavos have been recorded on cover, this being the finer. A remarkable and rare franking. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1997).rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 973.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,200 CHF