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Lot# 5177 - Auction 227-233

  • Lot# : 5177 Chile

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    Recess at Santiago Post Office, Final Printing 1866: 5 c. rose red, single example used with 1861/62 20 c. green, each with margins good to touched, used on 1867 cover to Brooklyn, USA  tied by 'Cancelled' obliterator in black. SANTIAGO despatch cds in red at right (May 29) and thence with PANAMA / TRANSIT three lined datestamp (June 19) in black. Struck upon receipt with two line STEAM / SHIP in black and "24" in blue crayon (credit to Great Britain) and handstruck "34" (cents) due for a single letter on receipt. Some edge wear but a charming and rare usage. Opinion Holcombe (1989).
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF