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Lot# 4091 - Auction 257-264

  • Lot# : 4091 Ecuador

    1866: 4 reales red, the famous used block of nine in a rose-red shade on thin white wove paper, positions 43/55-56/68-69/81-82/94-95 on the sheet of 104 subjects, scissor cut vertically between positions 55-56 and fault on position 81, all cancelled by six strikes of the 64 dot lozenge in black. Despite the imperfections, a marvellous block of great rarity, this being the largest recorded used multiple of this stamp.rnProvenance: Collection E.M. de Bustamente, Afinsa, Madrid, May 1996, lot 98.
    Starting bid : 7,500 CHF
    Hammer price : not sold