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Lot# 4039 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 4039 Ecuador

    Second Printing Group 1866/68: 1 real orange-yellow, a superb block of ten in a vivid shade, positions 59-63/68-72 with position 71 showing the "Line through Real" plate flaw clearly, the block with minor scissor cut between second and third stamps of no significance, used with ½ r. blue (position 59) on large part 1866 cover tied by five strikes of the 64 dot lozenge and by two strikes of the "Latacunga" datestamp (Nov 15) in black. The largest recorded multiple on cover in this shade. A rarity.rnProvenance: Harmers, London, 30 April 1996, lot 42; Collection 'Crown Point', Corinphila sale 131, Oct 2001, lot 6748.
    Starting bid : 5,000 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold