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Lot# 6140 - Auction 234-243

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    Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1861 (Oct): 10 c. blue on blued, a horizontal strip of six with clear to huge margins all round and portions of adjoining stamps at left, at top and at base but with small inclusion in first stamp at top left; used on 1866 entire letter from Santiago to Lima, Peru tied by INUTIL barred obliterators in black and by faint Valparaiso cds in red (Feb 16). Reverse with Lima arrival datestamp (Feb 24) in black and rated '3' (for triple rate) in pencil on front. A charming and scarce entire. Cert. RPSL (1973).rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 90, Oct 1994, lot 6432.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,000 CHF