Lot# 5159 - Auction 227-233
Third London Printing. Recess by Perkins Bacon 1861 (Oct): 10 c. blue on blued, two single overlapping examples with large to touched margins used with Estancos 1857/65 5 c. rose red tied by 'Cancelled' obliterators to 1865 cover to New York, USA endorsed "Care of American Consul, Panama" at top. COPIAPO despatch cds in red at right (Dec 18). Struck with PANAMA / TRANSIT three line dated handstamp in black (Jan 4, 1866) and, on arrival, two line STEAM / SHIP in black with manuscript '24' in blue crayon being the British share of the 34 cents due. A scarce and most attractive cover. Cert. Moorhouse (2006).
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 1,600 CHF
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