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lot # 120 - Overseas Panama

Monday Jun 05, 2023 09:00 Europe/Zurich

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


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