Lot# 5172 - Auction 227-233
Recess at Santiago Post Office, Final Printing 1866: 5 c. rose red, two single examples in differing shades with good margins all round, used on 1867 internally dated entire letter (May 10) from Valparaiso to Lima, Peru; right hand stamp with tiny closed tear at base but showing horizontal pre-printing 2 mm. Paper Fold across the adhesive, both stamps being tied on arrival by the LIMA rectangular grill handstamp. Lima cds of receipt on reverse (May 20). A fine and most unusual entire. Cert. BPA (1992).rnrnProvenance: Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 1237.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 480 CHF
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