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Lot# 4036 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 4036 Ecuador

    Second Printing Group 1866/68: 1 r. orange, a vertical block of six in a vibrant rich shade, with left marginal vertical frameline, positions 46-47/55-56/64-65, margins just grazed in places but large on two sides, tiny contemporary scissor cut between stamps at base as is somewhat usual, on 1867 cover to Guaranda endorsed "12 oz." and further endorsed "fuera de balija" (outside the Mailbag), cancelled by two strikes of the 64 dot lozenge and superb "Latacunga" datestamp in black (May 9). Exceptional and scarce usage, a delightful multiple on letter.
    Starting bid : 1,500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold