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Lot# 6068 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6068 Chile

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    Lithographed by Henri Gillet 1854 (April-August): 5 c. deep red-brown, wmk. pos. 4, the famous used block of six (2 x 3) with part of CORREOS watermark across the top stamps, full margin at top and at base, shaved at sides, slight closed tear into lower right stamp and small tear at left on fifth stamp, imperfections of no significance as this is one of but two Lithographed blocks this size and only one other larger multiple is recorded, cancelled by six strikes of the target handstamp in black. A great rarity.rnProvenance: Collection Joaquin Galvez, Corinphila sale 62, May 1979, lot 3334; Corinphila sale 80, March 1990, lot 5515; Collection 'Islander', Siegel, June 2008, lot 121.
    Starting bid : 3,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 4,200 CHF