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Lot# 6123 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 6123 Chile

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    Recess at the Santiago Post Office from Perkins Bacon plates - 'Estancos' 1856/61: 10 c. blue, a single example and a horizontal pair, used in combination with Second London printing 5 c. red-brown on blued paper, a single example and two horizontal pairs, margins touched to large on all eight stamps, tied to undated cover to Valparaiso by target handstamps in black with COPIAPO cds (Oct 5) below in black. Despite imperfections, an astonishing 55 centavos rate cover. Cert. Moorhouse (2007).
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF