Lot# 6071 - Auction 234-243
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 :
Hammer price : 3,000 CHF
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