lot # 120 - Overseas Panama
1846 (Feb 9): Entire letter from Paita, Peru to London, with reverse showing fine framed "PANAMA / FORWARDED BY / FREDERICK W. BYRNE" Forwarding Agent's handstamp in black, alongside Brtitish P.O. double arc "PANAMA" datestamp in bright red (Feb 21, 1846) - the earliest recorded usage of this datestamp - and London arrival above (April 10) where charged at 2 s. to pay in manuscript. An important entire. Ex the Brian Moorhouse estate.
Catalogue 298: Europe & Overseas