tradition and experience in classic philately since 1919

Lot# 6071 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6071 Chile

    1 / 1
    Lithographed by Henri Gillet 1854 (April-August): 5 c. pale red-brown, a used horizontal pair in a 'rosy' shade, with margin just clear at top to large margins on three sides and portion of adjoining stamp at left, used on internally docketed 7 November 1854 second sheet of entire letter from Chañarcillo to Valparaiso tied by CHAÑARCILLO straight line despatch handstamp in black. The handstamp slightly smudged but a very rare usage of a straight line handstamp on a Lithographed issue cover. Cert. Moorhouse (2008).rnProvenance: Collection Jean Dupont, Balasse, May 1981, lot 410; Collection 'Islander', Siegel, June 2008, lot 127.
    Starting bid : 1,200 CHF
    Hammer price : 3,000 CHF