Lot# 3621 - Auction 218-221
1848: Cover probably written from Callao, Peru to Paris carried on PSNC 'New Granada' to Panama where transferred to French P.O. and struck with rare circular 'PANAMA / *' datestamp (May 25) in red (Salles IV, page 61) with corresponding AMER. SUD / PANAMA struck on flap (23 May). Carried on the RMSP 'Teviot' from Chagres to Boulogne and struck with 'Angl. / Boulogne' entry marking (July 5, 1848) and charged '32' décimes due in manuscript. An extremely rare cover - the latest known usage of these Panama markings.rnrnNote: In 1843 the French Consul in Panama, Mr. M. Marcescheau, installed a French Post Office in Panama. The numerals of the year slugs broke some time after August 1843 and the year slug was not changed thereafter.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 500 CHF
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