Lot# 5615 - Auction 234-243
1855 (Nov 25): Cover from Lima to Bordeaux mailed at British P.O. in "Callao" with double arc cds in black (Nov 26) and thence via Panama and London (Jan 4) where struck with extremely rare "FOREIGN COUNTRIES / ART-20" in red (in use between Jan 4-17, 1856 only, Van Der Linden fig. 1235). Overstruck with Calais entry marking (Jan 5) in black and charged '42' décimes due in manuscript. A very rare Convention marking. Signed Roumet.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 950 CHF
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