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PERU - incl. The ALPACA collection (part I)
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  • Lot# : 5501 Peru

    1629 (Nov 4): Entire letter from Lima to Guancavelica (Huancavelica) endorsed "Virrey" at lower left, written by the secretary of Don Luis Jeronimo Cabrera, Conde de Chinchón, XIV Viceroy of Peru and signed at base; the placement of the "Virrey" suggests a method of Official franking by the Viceroy. An astonishingly early entire sent just 105 years after Pizarro's arrival in Peru and only 87 years after the Viceroyalty was created.
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    Lot# : 5502 Peru

    1789c.: Colonial cover from Arequipa to Yca struck with abbreviated "AREQUPA" handstamp in red (Colareta fig. 1 = 75 pts. / Tizón fig. 1 = RRR). Some acid ink in address but rare.
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    Lot# : 5503 Peru

    1791 (March 21).: Colonial cover from Arequipa to Lima struck with abbreviated "AREQUPA" handstamp in red (Colareta fig. 1+1f = 75 pts. / Tizón fig. 1+4 = RRR) with "FRANCA" alongside rate in manuscript "3½ r.". Somewhat watery ink strikes but rare.
    Starting bid : 160.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5504 Peru

    Lima 1797c.: Colonial cover fronts (2) with large "LIMA" in red on front to Valdivia (Colareta fig. 5) perf Frigate Rosalia, and second front addressed to the Governor of the Province of Chiloe in Santiago de Chile, struck with smaller "LIMA" handstamp in red (Colareta fig. 6) per Frigate Mercedes and rated '3½' reales in manuscript.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5505 Peru

    1811 (March 1): Colonial entire letter from Sandia to Lima, struck in trtansit with straight line "PVCARA" handstamp in red-brown (Colareta 3  = 85 pts. / Tizón fig. 3 = EXT), with rate '3' reales in manuscript alongside. Rare.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5506 Peru

    1820 (June 2): Colonial entire letter from Lima to Huth in London at double rate via the Magellan Straits, written in Spanish, carried by British ship "Tyne" requesting that the 800 pesos carried should be transferred to Zaruaz, Spain; rated '7/-' due in manuscrript upon receipt and struck with Foreign Branch 'F.P.O.' datestamp (Oct 19) displaying well on flap (a journey time of 139 days). Rare and early entire.
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    Lot# : 5507 Peru

    1820: Colonial entire letter from Lima to Madrid, struck with superb "FRANCA / LIMA" handstamp in red (Colareta 16 - earliest recorded use - Tizón unlisted) and certainly one handstamp rather than two. Internal docketing of receipt (Jan 30, 1821). No indication of rate but crossed as prepaid (at 3 reales de plata). External mail is rare in this period, when Spain was losing it's control over Peru.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5508 Peru

    1821 (Feb 19): Colonial entire letter written from Huaura to London with two manuscript Forwarding Agents notations on reverse: "Santiago de Chile, 24 March 1821, forwarded by yr. obdt. humble servant, Jas Barnard" and, below, "Buenos Ayres, 10 April 1821, forwarded by y. o. s. Wm. Hard... & Co." and thus carried from Callao via the Magellan Straits, struck on arrival with fine "COWES / SHIP LRES" in black (Robertson fig. S1). Rated '1/5d.' to pay (Ship 8d. + 9d. to London) with London arrival (July 19) in red (journey time 150 days). Fascinating content concerning the Peruvian War of Independence: "God alone knows when I shall get there (home) certainly not until Lima falls...".
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5509 Peru

    1787/1860c.: The pre-stamp collection from A-Z with extraordinary range on covers or fronts from Colonial period onwards including "AREQUIPA" in red, blue or black (13), "ARICA" in red, blue or black (7), "AYACUCHO" in red (2), "BOLIVAR" in red, "CALLAO" in black or red (6), "CARAZ" in black (2), "CASMA" in brown (3),"CAXAMARCA" in red and in black (3), "CHACHAPOYAS" in red (3), "CHACAS"  in red (2), "CHALA" in red, "CHINCHA" straight line in red, "CUZCO" with fine range of covers struck in red or blue (11), GUANCA / VELIOCA in red (2), Huamanga with covers (2) showing "HVAM" in red, Colonial "HVANVCO" in red and later covers (4), "HUARAZ" in red (4) and in black, "HUAURA" straight line black (2), rare "HUARMEY" in red on cover to Pativilva, 1810 "JULI" handstamp in red, "JAVJA" in red, "LAMBAYEQUE" in red (5), "LIMA" Colonial front or covers (7), "LIMA" in red, blue or black (13), "MOQUEGUA" in red (3), "NASCA" in black, "NEPEÑA" in red (2), "OTUSCO" in red (2), "PAITA" in red or black (7), "PALPA" in red, "PASCO" in red or black (6), "PATAZ" in black, "PISCO" in red or black (6), "PIURA" in red or black (7), rare "PVCARA" in black, "PUNO" in red or black (5), "SANTA" in red or black (3), "TACNA"  in red, blue or black (7), "TARMA" in red or black (4), "TARAPACA" in red (2), "TRUJILLO" in black or red (10), "YCA" in red on in black (6), "YSLAY" in red (5). Condition varies but a wonderful covering of Colareta's handbook with nearly every town and cancellation shown (175+ items).
    Starting bid : 2,500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5510 Peru

    1852 (May 22): Entire letter from Cadiz, Spain to Tacna, carried outside the Mails to London where prepaid "2/-" with London 'Paid' cds in red (June 16). Endorsed 'pr. Steamer via Soutampton' and struck on arrival with straight line handstamps of "ARICA" (Colareta fig. 3 = 45 pts.) in blue and "VAPOR" (Colareta fig. 4v = 25 pts) - but unlisted in blue. Manuscript Forwarding Agent on reverse flap but with opening tear, nevertheless an uncommon usage.
    Starting bid : 140.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5511 Peru

    1853 & 1857: Entire letter from Tacna to Lima struck in transit with "ARICA / VAPOR" handstamp in black (Colareta fig. 5v = 35 pts.) but without frame and an 1857 entire letter from Arica to Islay struck with fine circular "ARICA / VAPOR" datestamp (Sept 21) in black (Colareta fig. 7v = 20 pts.). A fine pair.
    Starting bid : 140.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5512 Peru

    1856 (April 13): Entire letter from Callao to Islay endorsed "V. Bogotá" (PSNC Steamer), struck with tombstone framed "CALLAO / VAPOR" handstamp (with Condor at top) in blue (Colareta fig. 5v = 75 pts.). Superb and extremely rare. Signed Georges Lamy.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5513 Peru

    1856 (Dec 12): Prepaid entire letter from Lima to Islay struck in transit with fraamed "FRANCA" (Colareta fig. 3f = 20 pts.) and framed "CALLAO / VAPOR" both in blue (Colareta fig. 6v = 15pts.). Some wrinkling but a scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5514 Peru

    1853 (Oct 19): Prepaid entire letter from Iquique to Arequipa struck with straight line "IQUIQUE" handstamp (Colareta fig. 1 = 45 pts.) and "FRANCA" (Colareta fig. 1f = 25 pts.) and "VAPOR" (Colareta fig. 1c = 20 pts.) all well struck in black; all three handstamps previously only recorded in red. Manuscript charge '3' reales on reverse. Rare. Signed George Lamy.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5515 Peru

    1855 (Sept 7): Entire letter written from the Chincha Islands to Boston, USA struck with supereb framed "VAPOR" and oval framed "ISLAS / DE / CHINCHA" handstamp in blue (Colareta unlisted), with 'Steamship / 20' of arrival in black at right. A fascinating letter written during the "Guano Rush" period with contents stating that the local manpower has returned to Pisco to their farms and "Last voyage...there was plenty of guano...this voyagee little guano (but) I have on board 800 tons...I want three more men to come home with..I have to steal them from some English ship bound for Callao...". Just three covers known with these markings, a wonderful entire.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5516 Peru

    1856 (March 7): Prepaid cover in first week of adhesive stamps, mailed to Trujillo with annotation of weight '¾ oz.' and rate '4' (reales) at top, struck with framed "LAMBAYEQUE" (Emsing E59 = 150 pts.) and "FRANCA" at top, with equally fine oval "VAPOR" below (Emsing E203 = unrecorded in this colour), all well struck in red. Notification of sending and date on reverse which opens for display. Scarce and attractive.rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 157, June 2009, lot 2431.
    Starting bid : 140.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5517 Peru

    1851 (Feb 6): Entire letter from Cadiz, Spain to Lima, endorsed "Voie de Panama" and "Par la Paquete Anglais" at top, apparently posted in Paris with red 'PD' and 'Bureau Central' cds (Feb 14) and fine strike of "LIMA / VAPOR" handstamp in black (Colareta fig. 34v = 25 pts.) on reverse, alongside '42' décime rate in manuscript. Opens well for display, an unusual entire.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5518 Peru

    1856 (March 12): Prepaid entire letter from Lima to Arequipa struck with circular "LIMA" datestamp (March 13) with rate mark below "3½" and framed "VAPOR" and "FRANCA" handstamps all in blue (Colareta figs. 39f = 20 pts., 19v = 20 pts.). A fine and scarce entire: These markings were to be replaced by the 1856 introduction of the "Lima / Franca + Vapor" datestamp.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5519 Peru

    1856 (May 28): Prepaid entire letter from Lima to Arequipa struck with superb circular "LIMA / FRANCA + VAPOR" datestamp in blue (Colareta fig. 40v = 20 pts.) with rate mark below "3½" also in blue. Exquisite and very rare.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5520 Peru

    1862: Lecoq 1 d. pale vermilion, a single example used on 1865 entire letter from Pisco to Lima tied by oval framed "VAPOR / INCA" handstamp in black (Lamy & Rinck fig. 60 / Emsing E211 = 125 pts.). Reverse with 'Lima / T' arrival cds (Nov 3) in black. An extremely rare cancellation, especially so on letter. Ex Brian Moorhouse (2001). Signed Georges Lamy.rnrnNote: The PSNC Steamship 'Inca' was built in 1856, serving until 1874. She was one of the first Steamships in the world, along with the PSNC vessel 'Valparaiso', to be fitted with a compound engine with a cylindrical boiler which thereafter became standard procedure all over the world.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5521 Peru

    1853 (July 3): Entire letter from Payta to Cobija, struck on despatch with fine "PAYTA / VAPOR" handstamp in black (Colareta fig. 4v = 10 pts.) with charge '1' real prepaid Maritime rate and erased; struck in transit on reverse with "LIMA / VAPOR" handstamp in blue (Colareta fig. 34v = 30 pts.) and again in transit with "TACNA" straight line in blue (Colareta fig. 4 = 55 pts.) and rated '2½' reales due to pay on receipt. Small age spot but a rare entire that opensd well for display.
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    Lot# : 5522 Peru

    1846/51c.: Cover fronts (2), with one to Huacho rated '1' in manusacript and strcuk with "PAYTA / VAPOR" in black (Colareta fig. 4v = 10 pts.), the other rated '2' and struck with straight line "PAITA" and framed "VAPOR" in black (Colareta fig. 2 + 2v = 50+25 pts.).
    Starting bid : 80.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5523 Peru

    1857 (Sept 4): Prepaid entire letter from Payta to Manuel G. de Leon, a parliamentary deputy in Lima, struck with "PAYTA / VAPOR" handstamp (Colareta fig. 4v = 10 pts.) with straight line "FRANCA" and '2' real rate mark alongside all in black; the Franca cancellation unlisted by Colareta.
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    Lot# : 5524 Peru

    1857 (May 5): Entire letter from Piura to Lima rated '3' in manuscript, struck with fine "PIURA / VAPOR" in black (Colareta fig. 5v = 20 pts.). Very fine and scarce. Signed Georges Lamy.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5525 Peru

    1857 (April 7): Entire letter from Yca to Lima rated '1½' with handstamp in black (Colareta fig. 2p = 50 pts.) and struck with fine "YCA / VAPOR" in black (Colareta fig. 3v = 15 pts.). Scarce, signed Georges Lamy; and a further undated prepaid cover, some aging, with same "YCA / VAPOR" but with "FRANCA" below and "2½" reales rate mark (Colareta fig. 2p = 50 pts.).
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5526 Peru

    1857 (May 24): Entire letter from Pisco to Lima, some creasing, struck with superb strike of "PISCO / VAPOR" handstamp (Colareta 3v = 20 pts.) in blue and an aged January 1857 entire from Pisco to Supe with "PISCO / VAPOR" handstamp in black with Lima and HUAURA transits on reverse, rated '1½' reales due. The first signed Signed Georges Lamy.
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    Lot# : 5527 Peru

    1823 (April 23): Printed 'Administracion General de Lima' form for Official letters arriving from Buenos Ayres on the Brig 'Globo', listing the number of letters (3) and rates for same in manuscript, with a total of 10½ reales to pay. The document signed off by the Postmaster of Lima, Felix de la Roza Quiepo de Llano. Unusual and very fine.
    Starting bid : 140.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5528 Peru

    1819 (Jan 26): Colonial entire letter from Lima to Paris endorsed at lower left "Par L'Emilie Captaine Rouscel", written in English and addressed to the British Consul General in Paris. Struck on arrival with oval framed " COLONIES / PAR / LA / FLOTTE" handstamp and "16 / LA FLOTTE" in black, charged '8' décimes due in manuscript. Interesting content "I left Paris, I sailed for Buenos Ayres from which place I wrote you, from thence I sailed for Valparaiso in Chile, on our arrival there the Ship was taken from us by the Spaniards as the capture of Chile by the Patriots of Buenos Ayres, and I was obliged to remain there some time, until the arrival of the Ship "Mary" of London with which ship I went as passenger to Calcutta, I returned to this place as supercargo of the ship "Hercules" of Calcutta....HMS Andromache has been kind enough to forward this letter". Paris arrival (Dec 7) on reverse. A very early and appealing entire, one of the first letters not transported by Spanish mail and ships.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5529 Peru

    1820 (Oct 19): Colonial entire letter from Lima to Madrid, endorsed "Por la Frigata San Antonio" in manuscript, struck with superb "FRANCA / LIMA" handstamp in red (Colareta 16 - earliest recorded use - Tizón unlisted) and certainly one handstamp rather than two. Disinfected on arrival in Cadiz with chisel slit. External mail is rare in this period, when Spain was losing it's control over Peru.
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    Lot# : 5530 Peru

    1830 (March 28): Entire letter from Arica to Arequipa endorsed 'p. Josephione', struck with "ISLAY" handstamp in red (Colareta fig. 1 = 40 pts.), rated '2½' reales to pay upon arrival. Interesting usage of a probably French ship, the letter reports receiving the previous mail by the 'Henriette'.
    Starting bid : 80.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5531 Peru

    1831 (Feb 19): Entire letter from Arequipa to Valparaiso endorsed "Por Lima", carried outside the Mails and struck with oval framed "Acheminée par / MARTENET BARROT / & COMP a Lima" Forwarding Agent's cachet in black (very early for a Peruvian Agent). Internal docketing of receipt (April 19). Scarce and very fine.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5532 Peru

    1837 (Nov 13): Entire letter from Callao to Huth in London, probably via the Magellan Straits at double rate, endorsed "Bill of Lading pr. Concassian" and "By Arica" with framed "LIVERPOOL / SHIP LETTER" in black and London arrival cds in red (March 22), where rated "3/2d." to pay. File folds but scarce.
    Starting bid : 140.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5533 Peru

    1843 (Oct 25): Cover from Arequipa to Morloix, France endorsed 'pr. Chilian de Londres', mailed via Panama with reverse showing octagonal framed "LIVERPOOL / SHIP" datestamp (Feb 27), thence via London where unusual "COLONIES / &c. ART.12" applied in red (Van der Linden fig. 776). Weighed on arrival in France (noted at '30' grams) and charged quadruple rate of '72' décimes to pay in manuscript. Front panel with unobtrusive closed tear at right but scarce.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5534 Peru

    1852: Entire letter from Bordeaux to Lima endorsed 'par L'Albatros', a private ship, prepaid on despatch with framed 'P.P.' in red, struck on arrival with large circular "CAPITANIA DEL PUERTO DEL CALLAO" with Anchor vignette in black. Docketing of receipt (Jan 9, 1853) internally. An unusual usage of this handstamp in lieu of a Vapor marking. Ex B. Moorhouse.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5535 Peru

    1840 (May 9): "The Morning Post", a complete example with the announcement of the Pacific Steam Navigation Company's formation and the first Sailing of the vessels "Peru" and "Chile" to Valparaiso and Callao via the Straits of Magellan, leaving on June 1st., calculated on perforiming the voyage in 60 or 70 days, together with two PSNC engraved Bills of Lading - one in 1853 for the Steamer "Bogotá" on its first voyage, the other in 1865 for the "Favorita", both dated at Callao; together with an 1879 PSNC illustrated Bill of Lading from Lisbon and a more modern PSNC luggage label for a journey to Havana. A splendid ancillary group for a collection of the PSNC.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5536 Peru

    1849 (Dec 6): Entire letter from Trujillo to Lima and struck with fine PSNC "4" numeral obliterator in black. Probably sailed on the "New Granada" which left Panama on Nov 27 and arrived at Callao on Dec 9, the Trujillo 'stop' was at the port of Huanchaco.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5537 Peru

    1850 (June 19): Entire letter from Iquique to Cobija endorsed "Por Vapor" and struck with fine PSNC "4" numeral obliterator in black. Either sailed on the "Peru" which left Valparaiso on June 15 and arrived at Callao on June 24, or on the "Bogotá" which left Valparaiso on June 16 and arrived in Callao on June 23. Either way, a rare and very fine entire. Ex Brian Moorhouse (2012).
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5538 Peru

    1851 (Sept 20): Entire letter from Cadiz, Spain to La Paz, Bolivia via Arica; the letter travelling via the Straits of Magellan to Valparaiso on the "Gaditano No. 4" (mentioned in contents). Fine strike of the PSNC "5" numeral obliterator was struck in black with straight line "ARICA" and "VAPOR" applied in blue upon receipt, thence via Forwarding Agent to La Paz.rnrnNote: For a further example of the "5" numeral, all recorded in the first five months of 1852 by A.R. Doublet, see the Gregory Frantz collection, Corinphila sale 261, lot 6323, which confirms the theory that the numeral was applied in Valparaiso on Northbound sailings.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5539 Peru

    1851 (March 8): Entire letter from Lima to Arequipa, carried on Soutbound PSNC Steamer "New Granada", struck with "11" numeral obliterator in black, with transit of straight line "ISLAY" handstamp in oxidised red. The "New Granada" left Callao on March 10 and arrived in Valparaiso on the 20th. A rare and fine entire.rnrnNote: Only three covers are known with this numeral cancellation, all via Islay, Jan 7, 1851 (an example can be seen in the Gregory Frantz collection, Corinphila sale 261, lot 6325) on the Vapor "Chile"; and two from this sailing on 10 March 1851.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5540 Peru

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    1862: Lecoq 1 d. pale vermilion, a single example used on 10 September 1867 cover from Guadalupe to Lima, struck with very fine oval "PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY / STEAMER / ARICA" handstamp in black (Lamy & Rinck fig. 104 / Emsing E196 = 200 pts.). Reverse with Lima arrival cds (Sept 15) in black. Extremely rare. Cert. B. Moorhouse (2007).
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5541 Peru

    1853 (Aug 31): Entire letter from Valparaiso to Lima endorsed 'Vapor Ingles' at top, struck with fine "VAPOR BOGOTA / P." handstamp in black. Reverse with circular 'VAPOR / L / 1853' struck in blue (the "Bogota" arrived in Callao on Sept 9). A fine and scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5542 Peru

    1850 (Jan 29): Entire letter from Valparaiso to Panamá addressed to Tomas C. Mosquera, endorsed "Con Impresos" (Newspapers were carried free of charge by the PSNC) and struck by "VAPOR BOLIVIA / P" handstamp in blue, on the Maiden voyage of the Steamer which had recently sailed from England, arriving in Valparaiso on Dec 27, 1849. On this first Northbound trip, she arrived in Callao February 9. A fine and attractive entire, illustrated in A.R. Doublet "The Pacific Steam Navigation Company" on page 53.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5543 Peru

    1850 (May 30): Entire letter from Valparaiso to Cobija, struck with slightly watery but fine "VAPOR BOLIVIA / P" in blue. The "Bolivia" arrived in Callao on June 9. A scarce entire.
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    Lot# : 5544 Peru

    1842 (Nov 25): Entire letter from Lima to Arequipa enclosing a draft, endorsed "Vapor Chile" and struck with fine "VAPOR CHILE / P" handstamp in black. Transit of "YSLAY" in oxidised red (now looks black) and rated '2½' reales for inland delivers (the PSNC fee was 1 real prepaid), the Steamer saild on the day of mailing and arrived in Valparaiso on December 7. Some small staining at base not detracting from a scarce entire.
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    Lot# : 5545 Peru

    1845 (May 26): Entire letter from Sucre, Bolivia to Lima mailed via Cobija, struck on despatch with superb "SUCRE" and framed "ESTERIOR / FRANCA" in bright red, manuscript "cuatro de porte y uno de vapor" (4 reales inland postage + 1 real for Steamship), struck with "VAPOR CHILE / P" in black at top. The "Chile" sailed from Valparaiso on July 8 and arrived in Callao on July 19. Tiny tear in face panel at top but mail from Bolivia is rare and this is a particularly magnificent entire.rnReference: Illustrated in Aldo Salvatecci - 'Postal treaties of Peru' on page 25.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5546 Peru

    1845 (Aug 25): Entire letter from Cobija, Bolivia to the Consul of Bolivia in Santiago de Chile at double rate, endorsed "Vapor Chile" and struck with fair "VAPOR CHILE / P" in black. On arrival struck with "ULTRAMAR" and "VALPARAISO" handstamps in red-brown with rates "2+3 = 5" reales to pay (double Maritime 2 r. plus inland 3 r.). The Steamship sailed from Callao on August 19 and arrived in Valparaiso on August 30. A scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5547 Peru

    1845c. Cover probably from Callao / Lima to Santiago "por el Vapor", prepaid with FRANCA handstamp in black (a charge of 1 real for PSNC) and struck alongside with "VAPOR CHILE / P" handstamp in yellow ink. Manuscript '1½ + 2' (reales) at upper right (1½ r. for Maritime fee and 2 r. for inland). Tiny wormhole and vertical crease but a rare usage.
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    Lot# : 5548 Peru

    1845/46: Front of cover to Valparaiso endorsed "par Vapeur Chile" at lower left, struck with fine strike of "VAPOR CHILE / P" in yellow. Rare in this colour. Illustrated in A.R. Doublet 'The Pacific Steam Navigation Company' on page 43.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5549 Peru

    1848 (March 28): Entire letter, slightly damp stained, from Santiago to Bordeaux, France endorsed "por Vapor" and "Via de Panama y d'Angleterre", struck with oval framed "SANTIAGO / DE CHILE" and "FRANCA" in red, and, on reverse by British P.O. 'Valparaiso' cds (April 30) in black. Carried North with "VAPOR CHILE / P" in blue to Panama where transferred to the RMSP "Dee" to London (July 4). Struck there with framed "Colonies / &c. Art 13" in red and thence via Calais to Bordeaux where charged '20 décimes. The sole recorded example of a PSNC "Vapor" marking on a letter to Europe. Unique. Ex collection Hamilton Croaker (RPSL article 1983) and accompanied by a letter from A.R. Doublet.rn 
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    Lot# : 5550 Peru

    1849 (May 30): Entire letter from Valparaiso to Lima struck with fine "VAPOR CHILE / P" in bluish-green ink. The steamer arrived in Callao on June 9. A fresh and fine entire. Signed Georges Lamy.
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    Lot# : 5551 Peru

    1850c.: Cover probably from Cobija, Bolivia to the Consul of Bolivia in Santiago de Chile, endorsed "p. Chile" and struck with fair "VAPOR CHILE / P" in black. On arrival struck with "ULTRAMAR" and "VALPARAISO" handstamps in red with rates "1+2½ = 3½" reales to pay (Maritime 1 r. plus inland 2½ r.). A fine and attractive cover, illustrated in A.R. Doublet "The Pacific Steam Navigation Company" on page 46.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5552 Peru

    1868: Lecoq 1 d. yellow green, a single defective used example cancelled by large part strike of rare oval "PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY / STEAMSHIP / COQUIMBO" in blue (Emsing E196 = 250 pts.), together with an 1872 entire letter from Callao to Arequipa endorsed per "Coquimbo" at upper left bearing 1 d. yellow-green tied by 'Callao' cds in black.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5553 Peru

    1852 (Dec 29): Entire letter from Santiago to Lima endorsed 'Vapor Ingles', struck on despatch with oval framed "SANTIAGO / DE CHILE" and "FRANCA" in red, and by "VAPOR LIMA / P" handstamp in black. Reverse flap showing framed "VAPOR" marking in blue of Callao where the "Lima" arrived on Jan 8, 1853. A fine and scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5554 Peru

    1841 (June 1): Entire letter from Lima to Valparaiso with early endorsement of PSNC ship "Peru" at lower left, prepaid '1½' reales with straight line handstamps of "CALLAO" and "FRANCA" in black (Colareta ffigd. 2+2f). Interesting content "I have determined on proceeding on the 'Cayuga' to Mazatlan and probably from there to Canton...". A fine and early PSNC entire.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5555 Peru

    1842 (July 11): Entire letter from Tacna to Cobija, via Arica struck with heavily inked "VAPOR PERU / P" in deep indigo blue ink. Extensive worm-holes do not greatly detract from a rare usage. The Steamship sailed from Callao on August 7 and arrived at Valparaiso on August 19.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5556 Peru

    1843 (Aug 25): Entire letter frorm Lima to Arequipa endorsed "Vapor Peru", struck with brilliant strike of "VAPOR PERU / P." in black and rated '2½' reales in manuscript for the inland postage. "ISLAY" transit handstamp in oxidised red (Colareta fig. 1 = 40 pts.) at right. Small acid ink fault at base but of superb appearance and very rare.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5557 Peru

    1844 (July 17): Entire letter from Valparaiso addressed to the Archbishop of Lima, rated '1' real (postage due to PSNC), struck with fair "VAPOR PERU / P" handstamp in red. The Steamship sailed from Valparaiso on July 17 and arrived at Callao on July 27.
    Starting bid : 175.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5558 Peru

    1846c.: Cover probably from Concepcion to Santaigo, Chile struck with "VAPOR PERU / P" handstamp in blue, "CABOTAJE" and "VALPARAISO" both in oxidised red ink, with rate markings "1+2=3" reaales due to pay in manuscript (1 real Maritime rate + 2 reales inland). Sadly undated but scarce.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5559 Peru

    1847 (Jan 12): Entire letter from Valparaiso endorsed "p. Vor. Nueva Granada" at top, struck with "VAPOR PERU / P" in red. This latter marking was used as the "New Granada" had only just arrived from England on January 4, 1847 - this being her Maiden Coastal voyage, and no handstamp had been supplied. The Steamer sailed on Jan 13 and arrived at Callao on Jan 21. Internally annotated 'Nouvelle Granada' at top of letter. A remarkable entire.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5560 Peru

    1852 (Oct 30): Entire letter from Valparaiso to San Francisco endorsed "via Panama", struck with fair "VAPOR QUITO / P" in black. The Steamer arrived in Callao on Nov 8th, arriving in Panama on Nov 19. From Panama carried by the "Northerner" (helpfully docketed internally) to San Francisco (Dec 6) where struck with "25" (cents) due handstamp in black. A scarce entire.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5561 Peru

    1868: Lecoq 1 d. green, used example on July 1870 cover to Arequipa tied by oval framed "PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY / STEAMSHIP / QUITO" handstamp in black. Slightly unclear cancellation but extremely scarce (Lamy & Rinck fig. 104, 90 pts. / Emsing E196 = 200 pts.), together with a further 1869 cover bearing 1868 1 d. green used from Callao to Lambayeque with manuscript endorsement "pr. Quito". A rare pair.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5562 Peru

    1853 (May 31): Entire letter from Valparaiso to Guayaquil, Ecuador endorsed 'Vapor' and addressed to the Captain of the Spanish Barque "Preciosa", struck with "VAPOR SANTIAGO / P" in black. The Steamer left Valparaiso on June 1 and arrived in Callao on June 9, where probably transhipped to the "Quito" which sailed on June 12, reaching Panama on the 19th. The letter probably handed direct to the Captain on arrival as without fuirther endorsements.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5563 Peru

    1866/67: Llama 10 c. vermilion, a used example on 3 November 1874 cover to Callao tied by oval intaglio "PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY" cachet in black. The letter sheet bears no indication of where the cover was from, however there is a 'Callao' backstamp (Nov 7) on reverse after a four day journey. The sole recorded usage of this handstamp on letter.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5564 Peru

    1870: Entire letter from Payta to Paris, handed direct to the PSNC Steamer, struck with circular "PANAMA / TRANSIT" datestamp (June 3) in black. Reverse with London transit in red (June 29) in red and struck there with "GB / 1F 90c." accountancy marking in black. Thence via Calais and charged '12' décimes due upon arrival. A very scarce stampless usage.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5565 Peru

    1785 (May 3): Registered cover from Piura to Quito with "#" at edges of letter to denote registration, struck with "FRANCA" and abbreviated "PIURA" both in red (Colareta 1 = 90 pts. seven years earlier than listing / Tizón fig. 1 = EXT). Manuscript rate "Certificacion = 4, Porte = 3½ = 7½" Reales de plata and manuscript notation of registration "Salio en 3 de Maio 1785" and receipted inside front panel. An outstanding cover, the earliest recorded registered cover from Peru.rnProvenance: Collection 'Peru', Soler y Llach, Barcelona, 14 Feb 1995, lot 600.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5566 Peru

    1802 (April 26): Registered Colonial cover from Lima to Cuzco with "#" at edges of letter to denote registration, struck with "FRANCA" and abbreviated "CERTIFICACIO / A LIMA" both in red (Colareta 4 = 90 pts. / Tizón fig. 19 = RRR). Reverse with "De Oficio" and obverse witth manuscript notation of registration "Salio Abril 26, 802" and receipted inside front panel. Superb and very early usager.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5567 Peru

    1809 (June 16): Registered Colonial cover from Huamanga to Santiago de Chile, with with "#" at edges of letter to denote registration, fine strikes of abbreviated "FRANCA", "CERTIF." and "HVAM" despatch all in red (Colareta 1 = 95 pts. / Tizón fig. 1,2,3 = EXT, lisitng probably from this cover). Manuscript "Remit.do en 16 Junio 1809" at left and full rate in mänuscript on reverse Porte 24 + Registration 16 = 40 reales de plata.rnReceipted inside as recieved (Aug 26, 1802). The cover would have travelled from Huamanga - Cuzco - Potosi - Cordoba - Saladillo - Cordillera - Santiago. An extraordinary and unique usage.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5568 Peru

    1812 (July 23): Colonial registered front of cover from Lima to Caraz, with edges showing "#" to denote registration, struck with fine "FRANCA" and two line abbreviated "CERTIFICACION / A. LIMA" handstamps in red (Colareta figs. 4+7f = 90 pts. / Tizón fig. 19+16 = RRR) and manuscript "Salio Julio 23 / 812". Superb strikes, scarce and most attractive.rnrnProvenance: Collection Fernando Camino.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5569 Peru

    1812: Colonial registered cover front to Caxamarca with "#" at edges to denote registration, struck with "FRANCA" and fine "CERTIFICACION / A. LIMA" handstamps in red (Colareta fig. 4 / Tizón fig. 19 = RRR) with manuscript "Salio Mayo 23 / 812" at left. Charming and very scarce.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5570 Peru

    1812 (Oct 14): Registered Colonial cover from Palpa to Lima via Arequipa, with with "#" at edges of letter to denote registration, fair only strikes of "FRANCA" and "PALPA" handstamps in brown (Colareta fig. 1 = unrecorded in black / Tizón figs. 1,2,3 = EXT, information taken from this cover), with manuscript "Certificacion sale en 14 Ocbre de 1812" and reverse with 'Porte = 3 , Certif. = 4 = 7' Reales rate. Receipted internally, despite soiling and small imperfections, a great rarity and entirely unique.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5571 Peru

    1816 (June 26): Colonial registered entire letter from Guancavelica to Lima with "#" at edges of letter to denote registration, struck with abbreviated "FRNCA" at top and two line "CERTI.N / AGVACAVA." all in red (Colareta figs. 2+3f / Tizón fig. 3+4 = EXT). Rated in manuscript on reverse with Postage 2 reales + Registration 4 reales and receipted internally. A splendid and rare entire - the only recorded registered Colonial cover from Huancavelica. Unique.rnrnProvenance: Collection Wilfred G. Howland, RL, London, 23 April 1981, lot 1356.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5572 Peru

    1830 (March 11): Registered cover from Trujillo to Chachapoyas with "#" at edges of letter to denote registration, well struck on despatch with straight line "TRUJILLO", "FRANCA" and "CERTIFICADO" all in red (Colareta figs. 7+6f, the registration handstamp unrecorded), with rate "Porte 3½  + Dros 4 = 7½" on front panel and full docketing and date of receipt internally. Exceptional and very rare.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5573 Peru

    1836 (May): Registered cover from Arequipa to Chuquisaca, decorative lines and "#" at edges of letter to denote registration, with three line "AREQUIPA / CERTIFICADO / FRANCA" handstamps in red (Colareta figs 4+4f, the 'Certificado' unlisted), rated on reverse at Porte = 16 and registration 8 reales, and receipted internally (May 26). Some acid ink faults of no significance, unique.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5574 Peru

    1841 (Jan 27): Registered entire letter from Lima to Bellavista with Military contents, decorative lines at edges of letter to denote registration, with three line "LIMA / CERTIFICACION / FRANCA" handstamp in black (Colareta fig. 15 = 70 pts.), with full rate notification on reverse "Porte = ½, Registration = 4", the newly introduced rate of 1839/40. A rare and particularly attractive entire.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5575 Peru

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    1846 (March 3): Registered cover from Trujillo to Piura, unusually without "#" at edges of letter to denote registration, well struck on despatch with straight line "TRUJILLO", "FRANCA" and "CERTIFICADO" all in black (Colareta figs. 8+6f, the registration handstamp unrecorded), with rate "Porte 10½  + Dros 8½ = 19" reales on front panel (but noted at 24½ reales Franco" on reverse and full docketing and date of receipt alongside. Exceptional and very rare. Cert. Philatelic Foundation (1998).rnrnProvenance: Collection Wilfred D. Howland, RL, London, 23 April 1981, lot 1499.rn                   Collection E.M. de Bustamente.
    Starting bid : 300.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5576 Peru

    1854 (Jan 22): Entire letter-sheet from Ayacucho written to José Dávila Condemaín, Chief Administrator of the Post Office, statingg that Abancay, Lampa and Callao have no handstamps for registration and require the ones as shown below from Jauja. The letter struck with brilliant strikes of floral handstamps (4) to denote registration, oval framed "JAUJA", "FRANCA" (Colareta 4+4f, unrecorded in black) and unlisted "CERTIFICACION" handstamp; all used as illustrations as to usage. Unique and wonderful.
    Starting bid : 500.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5577 Peru

    1857 (Jan 20): Registerede cover from Iquique to Lima, with decorative lines at edges of letter to denote registration, struck with straight line "FRANCA" and "CEERTIFICADO" both in blue (Colareta 1+1f, unrecorded in blue), reverse with "La remite D. Jean Vernal, Porte 2 rs. + Drhos 3 rs. = 5 rs, Iquique, Enero 20, 1857" in manuscript. A rare and unrecorded cover than opens well for Exhibit display.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5578 Peru

    1862: Lecoq 1 d. pink, a used strip of three, cancelled by dotted "CARAZ" and framed "CERTIFICADO" handstamp in blue, hinged to paper for display. Scarce and fine.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5579 Peru

    1862: Lecoq 1 d. pink, a used strip of four with third stamp showing Coil Join, cancelled in Moyobamba by two strikes of framed "CERTIFICADO" handstamp in blue (Lamy & Rinck fig. 114 / Emsing E102 = 100 pts.). Rare and lovely strip.
    Starting bid : 150.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5580 Peru

    1862: Lecoq 1 d. deep rose-red, a used strip of five, slight closed tear at top of second stamp, cancelled at Moyobamba by dotted "MOYOBB." handstamp on the first two stamps and struck with complete "CERTIFICACION" handstamp on three stamps - the "proving strip" for the framed "Certificacion" attributed by Lamy & Rinck and also by Emsing to Yquitos (Lamy fig 99 and Emsing fig. E85) - the evidence here shows the usage to be from Moyobamba. Despite faults, an important multiple, attractive and rare.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5581 Peru

    1862: Lecoq 1 d. pink, a used strip of four and a pair used as seal at right, on 1867 registered cover to Lima tied by floral handstampsrnto denote registration (6) and dotted "HUANCCA" handstamps, "Huancavelica" cds above (April 29) and framed "CERTIFICACION" all struck in blue. Lima arrival cds (May 5) in black on reverse and receipted in manuscript. The stamp at top corner split but intact, the cover sensibly opened for Exhibit display.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5582 Peru

    1862: Lecoq 1 d. pink, two single examples, a pair and a strip of three, all applied to 1867 registered cover from Huancavelica to Lima. The envelope with "*" handstamps (6) around the edges of the cover to denote the registration, the adhesives all cancelled by dotted  "HUANCA" handstamps with "HUANCAVELICA" datestamp (May 13) with framed "CERTIFICACION" centrally struck, all in blue. Lima arrival datestamp of arrival (May 20) in black on reverse alongside manuscript receipt. File folds but a rare and most attractive cover.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5583 Peru

    1868: 1 d. deep green, a used strip of four cancelled by two complete strikes of Moyobamba framed "CERTIFICADO" handstamps in black (Lamy & Rinck fig, 114 / Emsing E104 = 75 pts.). Superb. Signed J. Caceres.rn 
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5584 Peru

    1868: Lecoq 1 d. green, a strip of three used on 1872 registered cover to Lima, with floral handstamps (4) at corners of cover to denote registration and one tying the strip along with two strikes of straight line "TARMA" despatch handstamps (Lamy & Rinck fig. 1) in black. Straight line "CERTIFICADA" below. Receipted as received on reverse in manuscript alongside Lima arrival cds (Aug 24). Opening tears on reverse but a remarkable and rare cover.
    Starting bid : 400.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5585 Peru

    1868: Lecoq 1 d. green, a single example, a strip of four and a strip of three (originally wrapped around the right edge of cover as security and split on opening), all applied to 1869 registered cover to Lima. The envelope with "*" handstamps (6) around the edges of the cover to denote the registration, the adhesives all cancelled by "HUANCAVELICA" datestamps (May 14) with framed "CERTIFICACION" centrally struck, all in blue. Lima arrival datestamp of arrival (May 22) in blue on reverse alongside manuscript receipt. Imperfections as noted and file fold but a rare and most attractive cover.rnProvenance: Collection E.M. de Bustamente, DF, Zurich, Feb 1999, lot 30559.rn 
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5586 Peru

    1866/67: Llama 10 c. vermilion, horizontal strips of three, four, five and of eight all used on an extraordinary 1874 registered cover to Lima, the adhesives tied by a variety of cancellations with no less than 21 strikes of the floral handstamp denoting registration, twelve strikes of the "Huancavelica" cds (Sept 2) and fine framed "CERTIFICACION" framed handstamp in black. Lima arrival on reverse. Some opening tears but a rare example of a 17 times rate cover (8½ ounces) + 30 c. for registration. A key piece of the issue.rnrnProvenance: Collection Julio Lugón Badaracco, Corinphila sale 187, May 2014, lot 5192.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5587 Peru

    1866/67: Llama 10 c. vermilion, two single examples and a vertical strip of three used on 1868 registered cover to Lima tied by two floral handstamps to denote registration and "Huancavelica" cds's (May 24), with framed "CERTIFICACION" handstamp below, all in blue and receipted internally on July 14; one stamp missing at left; and a second cover with seven 10 c. vermilion similarly cancelled but with tape stains and imperfections used on the same day. Despite faults these are rare high frankings.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5588 Peru

    1866/67: Llama 20 c. brown pair on registered 1878 cover from Huancavelica to Lima cancelled by "Huancvca" cds (Jan 9) and by five pointed star cancel in black. Envelope with star handstamps (8) at adges to denote registration. Framed "CERTIFICACION" handstamp above and reverse with docketing of sender and recipient in manuscript. Carried at 10 c. postage and 30 c. registration rate. A rare and very fine cover.rnrnProvenance: Collection Klaus Eitner, Corinphila sale 158, June 2009, lot 4215.rn 
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5589 Peru

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    1874/84: 10 c. green with grill and 1866/67 Llama 20 c. brown used on 1875 10 c. red postal stationery envelope (H&G B3) sent registered from Pasco to Callao, tied by "Pasco / Pral" datestamps (Oct 23, 1877) with three line "PASCO / CERTIFICACION / FRANCA" handstamp in black at left. Lima and Callao cds's in blue (Oct 29) on reverse; opened for manuscript receipt. Superb appearance and very rare. Cert. Moorhouse (2004).rnProvenance: Collection E.M. de Bustamente, DF, Zurich, Feb 1999, lot 30548.
    Starting bid : 750.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5590 Peru

    1874/84: 10 c. green with grill, a strip of four used on 1877 registered cover to Lima surrounded by floral handstamps (8) to denote registration, tied by "Huancavelica / Pral" cds (Aug 2) with framed "CERTIFICACION" alonghside. Lima cds (Aug 13) of arrival in blue and signature receipt on obverse and reverse. Opened for display, a charming and scarce cover.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5591 Peru

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    1874/84: 10 c. slate, a horizontal strip of five, used on 1889 registered cover to Lima with "*" at edges of envelope to denote registration, tied by "HUANCVCA / PRAL" datestamps in black (Feb 9). Oval "CERTIFICACION" handstamp in black below with two more strikes on reverse, alongside Lima arrival datestamp (Feb 15). Internally receipted on arrival. An attractive and scarce cover. Signed Georges Lamy. Opinion Holcombe (1999).rnrnProvenance: Corinphila sale 131, Oct 2001, lot 6968.
    Starting bid : 200.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5592 Peru

    1874/84: 10 c. slate (7) in strips of three and four, with 1886/95 1 c. dull violet strip of fopur on 1890 registered cover to Barmen, Germany cancelled by oval framed CERTIFICADO handstamps in violet. Late usage of dotted "CORACORA" handstamp in black and reverse withj registered transit of CHALA, Lima datestamp (Nov 8) and Barmen arrival. Overall toning on perfs. but a scarce and unusual franking.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5593 Peru

    1874/84: 20 c. brown red with grill, two examples used on 1880 registered cover to Caraveli surrounded by floral handstamps (7) to denote registration, tied by "Huancavelica / Pral" cds (Dec 13) and oval "CERTIFICADO / CHALA" handstamp in black. Framed "Certificacion" at right and oval "CERTIFICADO / LIMA" applied in transit. Lima cds (Oct 18) with Chala arrival (Oct 26) and signature receipt all on reverse. Some obvious opening tears on reverse but rare and most appealing.
    Starting bid : 250.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5594 Peru

    1886/95: 2 c. green and scarce usage of 50 c. red, on 1891 registered cover from Ilo to Manchester, tied by octgagonal framed "ILO" handstamp in black with registration at left and by 'Registered / London' transit in red. Lima cds on reverse (June 7) and Manchester arrioval (July 3). Envelope with edge wear but scarce.
    Starting bid : 100.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5595 Peru

    1868: Lecoq 1 d. green, a fine example used on 1873 entire letter from Pauza to Lima tied by bold strike of circular "CHALA" datestamp (Feb 3) in black (Lamy & Rinck fig. 28 / Emsing E36 = 30 pts.). Reverse with Lima arrival cds (Feb 9) in black. Signed Georges Lamy.rn 
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5596 Peru

    1862: Lecoq 1 d. pink, a fine used example on 1866 entire letter written at Huancayo to Lima endorsed 'p. Correo', tied by dotted "CONCEP.ON" handstamp (Lamy & Rinck fig. 24 / Emsing E1 = 75 pts.) in black (Huancayo is just 20 kms. from Concepcion), reverse with Lima arrival cds (July 18). A choice and fine entire. Signed Georges Lamy.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5597 Peru

    1862: Lecoq 1 d. pink, a fine example used on 24 Augsut 1867 entire letter from Huancayo to Trujillo, endorsed "Franca" at top, tied by dotted "HUANCO" handstamp struck in red (Lamy & Rinck fig. 24 / Emsing E1 = 100 pts.). Internal docketing of receipt (Aug 31). File fold away from adhesive, rare.
    Starting bid : 140.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5598 Peru

    1868: Lecoq 1 d. green, used examples on 1870 covers (2) as single frankings from the Chincha Islands to Lima, one cancelled by dotted "ISLAS" in black (Lamy & Rnck 24 / Emsing E1 = 40 pts.) with Lima arrival in blue (March 13) and the other, adhesive just shaved, an entire letter cancelled by dotted "ISLAS" in blue (Emsing E1 = 60 pts.), with Lima arrival in black (Sept 11). A scarce and attractive pair. Signed George Lamy.
    Starting bid : 160.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5599 Peru

    1868: Lecoq 1 d. green, a fine example showing Coil Join, used on January 1871 entire letter tied by octagonal framed "IQUIQUE" handstamp in black (Lamy & Rinck fig. 5 / Emsing fig E63 = 25 pts.). Reverse with Lima arrival cds (Jan 8). Slight flap tear but scarce and attractive. Signed Georges Lamy.
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
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    Lot# : 5600 Peru

    1862: Lecoq 1 d. pink, a used example on 1866 entire letter from Lima to Paris, tied by bols "NOVIEMBRE 22 DE 1866" handstamp in black (Lamy & Rinck / Emsing E158 = 200 pts.). Three line "PANAMA / TRANSIT" adjacent (Nov 29) and thence from Colon on French Paquebot with circular "Ligne A / Paq. Fr. A No. 1" datestamp in black (Dec 2). Paris cds on reverse (Dec 29) and charged '12' décimes due in black.  An extraordinarily rare handstamp, this being the sole example known on an overseas cover, the only other recorded (May 11, 1867) is on an internal cover ex the Redknapp, Bustamente and Eitner collections. Unique.
    Starting bid : 1,000.00 CHF
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