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Overseas continued...

Peru continued...
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
5522 image1846/51c.: Cover fronts (2), with one to Huacho rated '1' in manusacript and strcuk with "PAYTA / VAPOR" in black (Colareta fig. 4v = 10 pts.), the other rated '2' and struck with straight line "PAITA" and framed "VAPOR" in black (Colareta fig. 2 + 2v = 50+25 pts.). (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF80.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5523 image1857 (Sept 4): Prepaid entire letter from Payta to Manuel G. de Leon, a parliamentary deputy in Lima, struck with "PAYTA / VAPOR" handstamp (Colareta fig. 4v = 10 pts.) with straight line "FRANCA" and '2' real rate mark alongside all in black; the Franca cancellation unlisted by Colareta. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF220.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5524 image1857 (May 5): Entire letter from Piura to Lima rated '3' in manuscript, struck with fine "PIURA / VAPOR" in black (Colareta fig. 5v = 20 pts.). Very fine and scarce. Signed Georges Lamy. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF160.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5525 image1857 (April 7): Entire letter from Yca to Lima rated '1½' with handstamp in black (Colareta fig. 2p = 50 pts.) and struck with fine "YCA / VAPOR" in black (Colareta fig. 3v = 15 pts.). Scarce, signed Georges Lamy; and a further undated prepaid cover, some aging, with same "YCA / VAPOR" but with "FRANCA" below and "2½" reales rate mark (Colareta fig. 2p = 50 pts.). (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF160.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5526 image1857 (May 24): Entire letter from Pisco to Lima, some creasing, struck with superb strike of "PISCO / VAPOR" handstamp (Colareta 3v = 20 pts.) in blue and an aged January 1857 entire from Pisco to Supe with "PISCO / VAPOR" handstamp in black with Lima and HUAURA transits on reverse, rated '1½' reales due. The first signed Signed Georges Lamy. (Image 1)

SOLD for CHF420.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5527 image1823 (April 23): Printed 'Administracion General de Lima' form for Official letters arriving from Buenos Ayres on the Brig 'Globo', listing the number of letters (3) and rates for same in manuscript, with a total of 10½ reales to pay. The document signed off by the Postmaster of Lima, Felix de la Roza Quiepo de Llano. Unusual and very fine. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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CLOSED
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5528 image1819 (Jan 26): Colonial entire letter from Lima to Paris endorsed at lower left "Par L'Emilie Captaine Rouscel", written in English and addressed to the British Consul General in Paris. Struck on arrival with oval framed " COLONIES / PAR / LA / FLOTTE" handstamp and "16 / LA FLOTTE" in black, charged '8' dêcimes due in manuscript. Interesting content "I left Paris, I sailed for Buenos Ayres from which place I wrote you, from thence I sailed for Valparaiso in Chile, on our arrival there the Ship was taken from us by the Spaniards as the capture of Chile by the Patriots of Buenos Ayres, and I was obliged to remain there some time, until the arrival of the Ship "Mary" of London with which ship I went as passenger to Calcutta, I returned to this place as supercargo of the ship "Hercules" of Calcutta....HMS Andromache has been kind enough to forward this letter". Paris arrival (Dec 7) on reverse. A very early and appealing entire, one of the first letters not transported by Spanish mail and ships. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF550.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5529 image1820 (Oct 19): Colonial entire letter from Lima to Madrid, endorsed "Por la Frigata San Antonio" in manuscript, struck with superb "FRANCA / LIMA" handstamp in red (Colareta 16 - earliest recorded use - Tizón unlisted) and certainly one handstamp rather than two. Disinfected on arrival in Cadiz with chisel slit. External mail is rare in this period, when Spain was losing it's control over Peru. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF200.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5530 image1830 (March 28): Entire letter from Arica to Arequipa endorsed 'p. Josephione', struck with "ISLAY" handstamp in red (Colareta fig. 1 = 40 pts.), rated '2½' reales to pay upon arrival. Interesting usage of a probably French ship, the letter reports receiving the previous mail by the 'Henriette'. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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SOLD for CHF140.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5531 image1831 (Feb 19): Entire letter from Arequipa to Valparaiso endorsed "Por Lima", carried outside the Mails and struck with oval framed "Acheminêe par / MARTENET BARROT / & COMP a Lima" Forwarding Agent's cachet in black (very early for a Peruvian Agent). Internal docketing of receipt (April 19). Scarce and very fine. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF160.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5532 image1837 (Nov 13): Entire letter from Callao to Huth in London, probably via the Magellan Straits at double rate, endorsed "Bill of Lading pr. Concassian" and "By Arica" with framed "LIVERPOOL / SHIP LETTER" in black and London arrival cds in red (March 22), where rated "3/2d." to pay. File folds but scarce. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF140.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5533 image1843 (Oct 25): Cover from Arequipa to Morloix, France endorsed 'pr. Chilian de Londres', mailed via Panama with reverse showing octagonal framed "LIVERPOOL / SHIP" datestamp (Feb 27), thence via London where unusual "COLONIES / &c. ART.12" applied in red (Van der Linden fig. 776). Weighed on arrival in France (noted at '30' grams) and charged quadruple rate of '72' dêcimes to pay in manuscript. Front panel with unobtrusive closed tear at right but scarce. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF400.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5534 image1852: Entire letter from Bordeaux to Lima endorsed 'par L'Albatros', a private ship, prepaid on despatch with framed 'P.P.' in red, struck on arrival with large circular "CAPITANIA DEL PUERTO DEL CALLAO" with Anchor vignette in black. Docketing of receipt (Jan 9, 1853) internally. An unusual usage of this handstamp in lieu of a Vapor marking. Ex B. Moorhouse. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF480.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5535 image1840 (May 9): "The Morning Post", a complete example with the announcement of the Pacific Steam Navigation Company's formation and the first Sailing of the vessels "Peru" and "Chile" to Valparaiso and Callao via the Straits of Magellan, leaving on June 1st., calculated on perforiming the voyage in 60 or 70 days, together with two PSNC engraved Bills of Lading - one in 1853 for the Steamer "Bogotá" on its first voyage, the other in 1865 for the "Favorita", both dated at Callao; together with an 1879 PSNC illustrated Bill of Lading from Lisbon and a more modern PSNC luggage label for a journey to Havana. A splendid ancillary group for a collection of the PSNC. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,500.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5536 image1849 (Dec 6): Entire letter from Trujillo to Lima and struck with fine PSNC "4" numeral obliterator in black. Probably sailed on the "New Granada" which left Panama on Nov 27 and arrived at Callao on Dec 9, the Trujillo 'stop' was at the port of Huanchaco. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,300.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5537 image1850 (June 19): Entire letter from Iquique to Cobija endorsed "Por Vapor" and struck with fine PSNC "4" numeral obliterator in black. Either sailed on the "Peru" which left Valparaiso on June 15 and arrived at Callao on June 24, or on the "Bogotá" which left Valparaiso on June 16 and arrived in Callao on June 23. Either way, a rare and very fine entire. Ex Brian Moorhouse (2012). (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,400.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5538 image1851 (Sept 20): Entire letter from Cadiz, Spain to La Paz, Bolivia via Arica; the letter travelling via the Straits of Magellan to Valparaiso on the "Gaditano No. 4" (mentioned in contents). Fine strike of the PSNC "5" numeral obliterator was struck in black with straight line "ARICA" and "VAPOR" applied in blue upon receipt, thence via Forwarding Agent to La Paz.rnrnNote: For a further example of the "5" numeral, all recorded in the first five months of 1852 by A.R. Doublet, see the Gregory Frantz collection, Corinphila sale 261, lot 6323, which confirms the theory that the numeral was applied in Valparaiso on Northbound sailings. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF2,200.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5539 image1851 (March 8): Entire letter from Lima to Arequipa, carried on Soutbound PSNC Steamer "New Granada", struck with "11" numeral obliterator in black, with transit of straight line "ISLAY" handstamp in oxidised red. The "New Granada" left Callao on March 10 and arrived in Valparaiso on the 20th. A rare and fine entire.rnrnNote: Only three covers are known with this numeral cancellation, all via Islay, Jan 7, 1851 (an example can be seen in the Gregory Frantz collection, Corinphila sale 261, lot 6325) on the Vapor "Chile"; and two from this sailing on 10 March 1851. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF1,100.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5540 image1862: Lecoq 1 d. pale vermilion, a single example used on 10 September 1867 cover from Guadalupe to Lima, struck with very fine oval "PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY / STEAMER / ARICA" handstamp in black (Lamy & Rinck fig. 104 / Emsing E196 = 200 pts.). Reverse with Lima arrival cds (Sept 15) in black. Extremely rare. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2007). (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3) (Image 4)

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SOLD for CHF3,200.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM
5541 image1853 (Aug 31): Entire letter from Valparaiso to Lima endorsed 'Vapor Ingles' at top, struck with fine "VAPOR BOGOTA / P." handstamp in black. Reverse with circular 'VAPOR / L / 1853' struck in blue (the "Bogota" arrived in Callao on Sept 9). A fine and scarce entire. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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SOLD for CHF550.00
Closing..Jun-06, 11:59 PM

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