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Lot# 6119 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6119 Chile

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    Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1856/61: 10 c. sky-blue, a diagonally bisected example, upper right half, paying the internal rate, used on 1857 entire letter from Santiago to Paris endorsed 'Panama and England', tied by target handstamp in black with SANTIAGO despatch cds in red at right (Aug 31). Thence via London where "GB / 2F. 87½" Anglo-French accountancy marking applied in black with transit cds on reverse (Oct 17) in red. Readdressed on arrival in Paris and charged '12' décimes due upon receipt. A fine and scarce usage - 'splits' used to Overseas destinations are rare. Cert. BPA (1994).rnrnProvenance: Collection R.A.G. Lea, RL, June 1994, lot 2098.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF