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Lot# 5559 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 5559 Panama

    1845 (Sept 12): Entire letter from Arequipa, Peru to Morlaix, France, endorsed 'p. Panama' at lower left, with manuscript Forwarding Agent's notation on reverse "Acheminé de Lima le 4 8br (Oct) 45 par vos bien dévoués serviteurs, Thomas La Chambre et Co." to Panama with further notation below "Acheminé de Panama le 22 8br 1845 par L. Lewis" and placed in the mails and struck on front with perfect impression of British P.O. double ring undated "PANAMA" in black. Thence via 'Kingston / Jamaica' with cds (Nov 1) in black and London (Dec 5) where 'COLONIES / &c ART.12' applied in red, to Morlaix where charged '40' décimes due to pay. Rare and superb.
    Starting bid : 500 CHF
    Hammer price : 800 CHF