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Lot# 4090 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 4090 Ecuador

    1866: 4 r. red, a soft printing in a pale shade, a used block of eight (4 x 2), positions 74-77/87-90, slight inclusion at right and touched at upper right, one stamp with thin and three stamps with closed tears but of great visual appeal, cancelled by eight strikes of the "Riobamba" datestamp (Nov 9) in red (rare) and 'Cancella' in manuscript. Despite faults a stunning block, the second largest recorded used multiple of this iconic stamp.
    Starting bid : 2,500 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,250 CHF