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Lot# 6118 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6118 Chile

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    Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1856/61: 10 c. blue, a diagonally bisected example, upper left half with large margins, used on cover internally dated July 12, 1861 to Valparaiso tied by bold strike of CONSTIT.N straight line handstamp in black. Rare and fine: very few bisects of this issue are recorded with straight line town handstamps. Signed Szekula. Cert. BPA (1992).rnrnProvenance: Köhler Auction sale 233, June 1981, lot 6704; Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 1181.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 520.00 CHF