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Lot# 6098 - Auction 234-243

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    London Printing by Perkins Bacon from New Plates 1855 (April): 5 c. red-brown on blued, a horizontal strip of six with just shaved to large margins all round and showing portions of adjoining stamps at base and at right, used on 1857 cover from Santiago to Valparaiso at 1½ ounce rate, tied by target handstamps in black. SANTIAGO despatch cds in red (Aug 24) below. An attractive cover with the stamps in a deep shade. Certs. RPSL (1981), BPA (1992).rnrnProvenance: Collection Jean Dupont, Balasse, May 1981, lot 450; Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 1117.rn 
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 900 CHF