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Lot# 5168 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5168 Chile

    Recess at Santiago Post Office, Final Printing 1866: 5 c. rose red, a superb Proof block of four, a block of eight and a delightful horizontal strip of ten marginal from top of sheet, all on thick paper without watermark, the marginal strip showing the full italic imprint "Es preciso colocar las estampas arriba de la direccion y hacia la derecha  En mojando el Dorso es preciso cuidar de no quitar el cimento" in rose-red ("It is important to put the stamps above the address on the right side, you must wet the back and be careful not to remove the cement"). The strip with central fold not detracting from the appearance, a fine and scarce group.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 480 CHF