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Lot# 4019 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 4019 Ecuador

    Fourth Printing Group 1867/70: ½ real deep blue, a mottled 'dry' print in a royal blue shade, a used horizontal strip of four from the lower right corner of the sheet, positions 81-84, with last stamp showing the rounded SE corner Plate flaw and part of the marginal frameline, large margins all round, used on 1871 cover to Valparaiso tied by three strikes of the dotted FRANCA lozenge in black. A delightful cover to a surprisingly scarce destination for Ecuador first issue mail.rnProvenance: Heinrich Köhler, sale 238, Feb 1983, lot 3775.
    Starting bid : 750 CHF
    Hammer price : 750 CHF