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Chile




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Lot 337
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Chile, Superb, Highly Specialized Imperforate Columbus Head Issues Collection, 1853-65 (Scott 1//14). A magnificent, keenly assembled and well-annotated mounted collection, comprising approximately 140 stamps, plus an interesting array of First Design reference items, along with a splendid, choice array of 13 select items of postal history; the stamps, in addition to being chronologically assembled, are nearly all selected for interest as respects shade, printing houses, several scarce lithograph printings, lovely paper types and watermark varieties, along with several multiples, retouches, and a fine range of full-margin examples; the postal history offering includes no fewer than five bisect usages from various printings, a lovely 5c cover from the Jagerschmidt correspondence, plus much more; a beautiful, well-conceived collection, generally Fine to Very Fine+, be sure to see the entire collection imaged online.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,400.
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