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Lot# 6111 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6111 Chile

    Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1856/61: 10 c. deep blue, wmk. pos. 1, the magnificent unused block of twenty-one (3 x 7), positions 10-12/82-84, a sharp and worn impression with the upper stamps showing a very sharp impression and the lower stamps with not quite such a fine impression, large margins all round and portion of adjoining stamps at base and at left, sheet marginal at right with closed tear in seventh stamp and some minor creasing not affecting the dramatic appearance. A spectacular unused multiple showing the variation in printing, of excellent colour and a showpiece - the largest unused multiple of the 10 centavos 'Estancos' recorded.rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 49 (Nachtrag/ Supplement), April 1963, lot 3697A.rnrn 
    Starting bid : 5,000.00 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold