Lot# 6110 - Auction 234-243
Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1857/62: 5 c. red, a fine example applied over the top of France 1862/63 Empire 40 c. orange and 80 c. red on 1865 cover (with complete contents) used from Pettignac and tied by gros chiffres. The cover originally addressed to Caldera, Chile. Angoulême cds on front (March 14) and fine British Post Office PANAMA double arc cds (April 8) applied in transit in black. On arrival in Caldera the cover was readdressed to Chañarcillo with Caldera cds in black (April 28) and 5 c. red applied and tied by target handstamp in black. Illustrated in 'First Issues of Postage Stamps' by Blank on plate 16. Some edge wear due to journey but a charming and visually delightful entire. Signed Calves. Cert. BPA (1992).rnrnProvenance: Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 1151.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 8,500.00 CHF
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