Lot# 6054 - Auction 234-243
Recess by Henri Gillet from Perkins Bacon Plates 1854 (April): 5 c. Chocolate Brown, wmk. pos. 2, a used example with huge margins all round and small portions of adjoining stamps at left and at top, in a lovely rich very dark shade - lightly cancelled in black. A rarity and very fine. Cert. Corinphila (1996) Gi. 11 = £ 750/Scott = $ 2'000.rnProvenance: Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3193; Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1991, lot 838.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 1,500 CHF
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