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Lot# 6042 - Auction 234-243

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    Recess by Narciso Demadryl from Perkins Bacon Plates 1854 (Jan-Feb): 5 c. deep reddish-brown, an exceptional vertical pair in a rich dark shade, large margins all round and marginal from lower right corner of the sheet (positions 228/240), used with two Desmadryl September 1854 10 c. blue, each with margins all round, on delightful 1855 entire letter from Santiago to Valparaiso, tied by six barred target handstamps in black. SANTIAGO despatch datestamp at left (Aug 17) in red. An absolutely stunning cover of great rarity and beauty. Cert. Holcombe (1985).rnrnProvenance: Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3272; Corinphila sale 72, Sept 1985, lot 1237.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,600 CHF