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Lot# 6113 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6113 Chile

    Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1856/61: 10 c. deep blue, sharp impression, a used single and vertical strip of three with touched to ample margins all round, paying the 1 ounce rate on 1857 cover to Buenos Ayres, Argentina cancelled by target handstamps in black with VALPARAISO despatch cds in red below (Jan 14). The cover was charged '18' (centavos) due in manuscript upon delivery (internal docketing of receipt February 4, 1857) or, more probably, the '18' represents the ledger / box number of the recipient. Some minor imperfections but a scarce cover to a most unusual destination.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 380.00 CHF