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Lot# 6016 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6016 Chile

    London Printing 1853 (July 1): 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, a horizontal strip of four used on 1854 entire letter from Valparaiso to Santiago at 1 ounce rate, margins large to touched, neatly tied by seven barred target handstamps in black with 'Valparaiso' cds in red below (Jan 3). A fine and extremely attractive #1 cover: just two covers are recorded with strips of four on letter, this being the unique horizontal strip. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnProvenance: Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3026; Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 780.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,000 CHF