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Lot# 6050 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6050 Chile

    Recess by Henri Gillet from Perkins Bacon Plates 1854 (April): 5 c. Burnt Siena, a horizontal pair in a very deep shade (chocolate group), with large margins on three sides, just clear at top and portion of adjoining stamp at left, used on 1855 cover from Santiago to Valparaiso tied by target handstamps in black with SANTIAGO cds (July 31) in red at right. A fine and very rare cover. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnProvenance: Collection Jean Dupont, Balasse, May 1981, lot 435; Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 846.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,200 CHF