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FILTER: Sale=957, Lot#=135, For all Sale Dates
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Grade
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Foreign (non-U.S.)
Latin America
Latin America
Chile
2008-06-05
The Islander Collection of South America
c
Sale 957, Lot 135, Chile 1854 5-Centavos Lithograph Transfer Flaws1854, 5c Red Brown, Lithograph, "Big Squeeze" Transfer Flaw (7 var). Galvez Type 1 (Blank 5/Vt 1/2), large margins to barely in at top, tied by lightly-struck four-ring cancel, red "Valparaiso 11 Nbre 54" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Santiago, file folds and small tape stains clear of stamp

VERY FINE. THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE "BIG SQUEEZE" LITHOGRAPHIC TRANSFER FLAW USED ON COVER. ONE OF THE GREATEST ITEMS OF CHILEAN PHILATELY AND ONE OF THE MOST STRIKING PLATE VARIETIES AMONG ALL CLASSIC ISSUES.

Ex Galvez. Illustrated in Blank book (plate 21)

E. 40,000-50,000
55,000
FILTER: Sale=957, Lot#=135, For all Sale Dates

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