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Lot# 69 - Auction 265-273

  • Lot# : 69 Chile

    1855: Perkins Bacon 5 c. red-brown on blued, a touched example used on 1856 cover to Pisco, Peru tied by target handstamp in black, with "Santiago / Chile" cds (Aug 14) alongside in red. Struck on arrival with scarce "PISCO / VAPOR" in black (Colareta fig. 3v), an early usage. Rated at '2r.' and '2½' in manuscript on obverse and thus possibly treated as a double letter on arrival. Some soiling but scarce.
    Starting bid : 140.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 750.00 CHF