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Lot# 6056 - Auction 234-243

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    Recess by Henri Gillet from Perkins Bacon Plates 1854 (April): 5 c. Deep Chocolate Brown, a large margined used example with portion of adjoining stamp at base, in the true rich chocolate shade, neatly tied to 1855 cover from Santiago to Valparaiso by target handstamp in black with SANTIAGO despatch cds (Feb 22) in red at right. Minor file folds well away from the delightful adhesive, a magnificent example of this great rarity used on a famous and most attractive cover. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1997) Gi. 11 = £ 2'500+/Scott = $ 900+.rnProvenance: Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3189; Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 840.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 3,500.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 8,000.00 CHF