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Lot# 6065 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6065 Chile

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    Lithographed by Henri Gillet 1854 (April-August): 5 c. brown, wmk. pos.2, a fine used example with clear to large margins all round and with portion of adjoining stamp at top, with the dramatic Lithographic Transfer Flaw "Squeezed CENTAVOS" with just the 'OS' of CENTAVOS showing at base (Blank 5/Vt 1/3) leaving the stamp measuring 21½ mm. instead of 23 mm., neatly cancelled in black leaving the variety mostly clear. Exceptional and rare. Signed A. Diena. Cert. BPA (1992) Gi. 6 var.rnProvenance: Collection Count Welczek; Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3280; Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 1032.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,800 CHF