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SOUTHAMERICA - Maritime Postal History 1606-1886 - The Everaldo Santos Collection
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  • Lot# : 5396 New South Wales

    RMSP & PSNC 1857 (Aug 22): Pacific route cover from Sydney, New South Wales to Edinburgh, endorsed "P. Gannymede via Callao" franked by 1854/59 6 d. greyish-brown (2) imperforate, margins touched to fine, tied by mute obliterators in black. The cover travelled to Callao where forwarded on PSNC Steamer to Panama, thence via the RMSP "Dee" from Colon to St. Thomas and "La Plata" to Southampton. Reverse with Sydney datestamp, London transit (Nov 14), Edinburgh and Prestonpans cds (Nov 16) where charged "1/-" due to pay. Adhesives originally folded over the side of the envelope and opened for better display; a rare routing across the Pacific via Callao, annotated at left "Received (via Callao) on 16th Nov in 86 days".
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 950.00 CHF
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