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Overseas continued...

Peru continued...
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
5502 image1789c.: Colonial cover from Arequipa to Yca struck with abbreviated "AREQUPA" handstamp in red (Colareta fig. 1 = 75 pts. / Tizón fig. 1 = RRR). Some acid ink in address but rare. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF120.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5503 image1791 (March 21).: Colonial cover from Arequipa to Lima struck with abbreviated "AREQUPA" handstamp in red (Colareta fig. 1+1f = 75 pts. / Tizón fig. 1+4 = RRR) with "FRANCA" alongside rate in manuscript "3½ r.". Somewhat watery ink strikes but rare. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF220.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5504 imageLima 1797c.: Colonial cover fronts (2) with large "LIMA" in red on front to Valdivia (Colareta fig. 5) perf Frigate Rosalia, and second front addressed to the Governor of the Province of Chiloe in Santiago de Chile, struck with smaller "LIMA" handstamp in red (Colareta fig. 6) per Frigate Mercedes and rated '3½' reales in manuscript. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF160.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5505 image1811 (March 1): Colonial entire letter from Sandia to Lima, struck in trtansit with straight line "PVCARA" handstamp in red-brown (Colareta 3 = 85 pts. / Tizón fig. 3 = EXT), with rate '3' reales in manuscript alongside. Rare. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF320.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5506 image1820 (June 2): Colonial entire letter from Lima to Huth in London at double rate via the Magellan Straits, written in Spanish, carried by British ship "Tyne" requesting that the 800 pesos carried should be transferred to Zaruaz, Spain; rated '7/-' due in manuscrript upon receipt and struck with Foreign Branch 'F.P.O.' datestamp (Oct 19) displaying well on flap (a journey time of 139 days). Rare and early entire. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF550.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5507 image1820: Colonial entire letter from Lima to Madrid, struck with superb "FRANCA / LIMA" handstamp in red (Colareta 16 - earliest recorded use - Tizón unlisted) and certainly one handstamp rather than two. Internal docketing of receipt (Jan 30, 1821). No indication of rate but crossed as prepaid (at 3 reales de plata). External mail is rare in this period, when Spain was losing it's control over Peru. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5508 image1821 (Feb 19): Colonial entire letter written from Huaura to London with two manuscript Forwarding Agents notations on reverse: "Santiago de Chile, 24 March 1821, forwarded by yr. obdt. humble servant, Jas Barnard" and, below, "Buenos Ayres, 10 April 1821, forwarded by y. o. s. Wm. Hard... & Co." and thus carried from Callao via the Magellan Straits, struck on arrival with fine "COWES / SHIP LRES" in black (Robertson fig. S1). Rated '1/5d.' to pay (Ship 8d. + 9d. to London) with London arrival (July 19) in red (journey time 150 days). Fascinating content concerning the Peruvian War of Independence: "God alone knows when I shall get there (home) certainly not until Lima falls...". (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF300.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5509 image1787/1860c.: The pre-stamp collection from A-Z with extraordinary range on covers or fronts from Colonial period onwards including "AREQUIPA" in red, blue or black (13), "ARICA" in red, blue or black (7), "AYACUCHO" in red (2), "BOLIVAR" in red, "CALLAO" in black or red (6), "CARAZ" in black (2), "CASMA" in brown (3),"CAXAMARCA" in red and in black (3), "CHACHAPOYAS" in red (3), "CHACAS" in red (2), "CHALA" in red, "CHINCHA" straight line in red, "CUZCO" with fine range of covers struck in red or blue (11), GUANCA / VELIOCA in red (2), Huamanga with covers (2) showing "HVAM" in red, Colonial "HVANVCO" in red and later covers (4), "HUARAZ" in red (4) and in black, "HUAURA" straight line black (2), rare "HUARMEY" in red on cover to Pativilva, 1810 "JULI" handstamp in red, "JAVJA" in red, "LAMBAYEQUE" in red (5), "LIMA" Colonial front or covers (7), "LIMA" in red, blue or black (13), "MOQUEGUA" in red (3), "NASCA" in black, "NEPEÑA" in red (2), "OTUSCO" in red (2), "PAITA" in red or black (7), "PALPA" in red, "PASCO" in red or black (6), "PATAZ" in black, "PISCO" in red or black (6), "PIURA" in red or black (7), rare "PVCARA" in black, "PUNO" in red or black (5), "SANTA" in red or black (3), "TACNA" in red, blue or black (7), "TARMA" in red or black (4), "TARAPACA" in red (2), "TRUJILLO" in black or red (10), "YCA" in red on in black (6), "YSLAY" in red (5). Condition varies but a wonderful covering of Colareta's handbook with nearly every town and cancellation shown (175+ items). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4) (Image 5) (Image 6) (Image 7) (Image 8) (Image 9) (Image 10) (Image 11) (Image 12) (Image 13) (Image 14) (Image 15) (Image 16) (Image 17) (Image 18) (Image 19) (Image 20) (Image 21) (Image 22) (Image 23) (Image 24) (Image 25) (Image 26) (Image 27) (Image 28) (Image 29) (Image 30) (Image 31) (Image 32) (Image 33) (Image 34) (Image 35) (Image 36) (Image 37) (Image 38) (Image 39) (Image 40)

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SOLD for CHF4,400.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5510 image1852 (May 22): Entire letter from Cadiz, Spain to Tacna, carried outside the Mails to London where prepaid "2/-" with London 'Paid' cds in red (June 16). Endorsed 'pr. Steamer via Soutampton' and struck on arrival with straight line handstamps of "ARICA" (Colareta fig. 3 = 45 pts.) in blue and "VAPOR" (Colareta fig. 4v = 25 pts) - but unlisted in blue. Manuscript Forwarding Agent on reverse flap but with opening tear, nevertheless an uncommon usage. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF140.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5511 image1853 & 1857: Entire letter from Tacna to Lima struck in transit with "ARICA / VAPOR" handstamp in black (Colareta fig. 5v = 35 pts.) but without frame and an 1857 entire letter from Arica to Islay struck with fine circular "ARICA / VAPOR" datestamp (Sept 21) in black (Colareta fig. 7v = 20 pts.). A fine pair. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF140.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5512 image1856 (April 13): Entire letter from Callao to Islay endorsed "V. Bogotá" (PSNC Steamer), struck with tombstone framed "CALLAO / VAPOR" handstamp (with Condor at top) in blue (Colareta fig. 5v = 75 pts.). Superb and extremely rare. Signed Georges Lamy. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF200.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5513 image1856 (Dec 12): Prepaid entire letter from Lima to Islay struck in transit with fraamed "FRANCA" (Colareta fig. 3f = 20 pts.) and framed "CALLAO / VAPOR" both in blue (Colareta fig. 6v = 15pts.). Some wrinkling but a scarce entire. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5514 image1853 (Oct 19): Prepaid entire letter from Iquique to Arequipa struck with straight line "IQUIQUE" handstamp (Colareta fig. 1 = 45 pts.) and "FRANCA" (Colareta fig. 1f = 25 pts.) and "VAPOR" (Colareta fig. 1c = 20 pts.) all well struck in black; all three handstamps previously only recorded in red. Manuscript charge '3' reales on reverse. Rare. Signed George Lamy. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5515 image1855 (Sept 7): Entire letter written from the Chincha Islands to Boston, USA struck with supereb framed "VAPOR" and oval framed "ISLAS / DE / CHINCHA" handstamp in blue (Colareta unlisted), with 'Steamship / 20' of arrival in black at right. A fascinating letter written during the "Guano Rush" period with contents stating that the local manpower has returned to Pisco to their farms and "Last voyage...there was plenty of guano...this voyagee little guano (but) I have on board 800 tons...I want three more men to come home with..I have to steal them from some English ship bound for Callao...". Just three covers known with these markings, a wonderful entire. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF600.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5516 image1856 (March 7): Prepaid cover in first week of adhesive stamps, mailed to Trujillo with annotation of weight '¾ oz.' and rate '4' (reales) at top, struck with framed "LAMBAYEQUE" (Emsing E59 = 150 pts.) and "FRANCA" at top, with equally fine oval "VAPOR" below (Emsing E203 = unrecorded in this colour), all well struck in red. Notification of sending and date on reverse which opens for display. Scarce and attractive.rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 157, June 2009, lot 2431. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF140.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5517 image1851 (Feb 6): Entire letter from Cadiz, Spain to Lima, endorsed "Voie de Panama" and "Par la Paquete Anglais" at top, apparently posted in Paris with red 'PD' and 'Bureau Central' cds (Feb 14) and fine strike of "LIMA / VAPOR" handstamp in black (Colareta fig. 34v = 25 pts.) on reverse, alongside '42' dêcime rate in manuscript. Opens well for display, an unusual entire. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF175.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5518 image1856 (March 12): Prepaid entire letter from Lima to Arequipa struck with circular "LIMA" datestamp (March 13) with rate mark below "3½" and framed "VAPOR" and "FRANCA" handstamps all in blue (Colareta figs. 39f = 20 pts., 19v = 20 pts.). A fine and scarce entire: These markings were to be replaced by the 1856 introduction of the "Lima / Franca + Vapor" datestamp. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5519 image1856 (May 28): Prepaid entire letter from Lima to Arequipa struck with superb circular "LIMA / FRANCA + VAPOR" datestamp in blue (Colareta fig. 40v = 20 pts.) with rate mark below "3½" also in blue. Exquisite and very rare. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF800.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5520 image1862: Lecoq 1 d. pale vermilion, a single example used on 1865 entire letter from Pisco to Lima tied by oval framed "VAPOR / INCA" handstamp in black (Lamy & Rinck fig. 60 / Emsing E211 = 125 pts.). Reverse with 'Lima / T' arrival cds (Nov 3) in black. An extremely rare cancellation, especially so on letter. Ex Brian Moorhouse (2001). Signed Georges Lamy.rnrnNote: The PSNC Steamship 'Inca' was built in 1856, serving until 1874. She was one of the first Steamships in the world, along with the PSNC vessel 'Valparaiso', to be fitted with a compound engine with a cylindrical boiler which thereafter became standard procedure all over the world. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF350.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5521 image1853 (July 3): Entire letter from Payta to Cobija, struck on despatch with fine "PAYTA / VAPOR" handstamp in black (Colareta fig. 4v = 10 pts.) with charge '1' real prepaid Maritime rate and erased; struck in transit on reverse with "LIMA / VAPOR" handstamp in blue (Colareta fig. 34v = 30 pts.) and again in transit with "TACNA" straight line in blue (Colareta fig. 4 = 55 pts.) and rated '2½' reales due to pay on receipt. Small age spot but a rare entire that opensd well for display. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF350.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM

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