Lot# 6141 - Auction 234-243
Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1861 (Oct): 10 c. blue, 15 examples with horizontal strip of five, first stamp damaged as folded over edge of cover, and a block of ten (5 x 2) with margins mostly cut into, all used on Customs / Aduana registered form for the ship 'Anne Elizabeth' leaving Valparaiso on October 13, 1866, the stamps being cancelled by smudged handstamps in black and applied over ADUANA & TESORERIA circular cachet in black. Reverse with docketing of receipt in Caldera after a journey of 17 days and signed and dated October 31, 1866. Despite imperfections, a remarkable and scarce Fiscal usage. Cert. Corinphila (1996).rnrnProvenance: Collection 'Islander', Corinphila sale 95, Dec 1996, lot 967.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 2,200.00 CHF
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