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Lot# 6027 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6027 Chile

    London Printing 1853 (July 1): 10 c. deep bright blue on yellowish paper, four single examples with generally large margins all round, used on second sheet of 1854 entire letter to Valparaiso at 2 ounce rate, cancelled by three strikes of the six barred target handstamp in black with SANTIAGO datestamp (April 6) in red alongside. File fold well away from adhesives, a fine and attractive first issue high franking of considerable charm and great rarity: the largest multiple usage of the 1853 10 centavos on letter. Signed A. Diena. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnProvenance: Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 800.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,400 CHF