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BRITISH POST OFFICES ABROAD - ARGENTINA

3122205  1871 (Nov 13) Caride & Massini commercial entire letter to Cognac, France, rated in manuscript, routed via GB with British 'GB/1f60c' (per 30gr) accountancy handstamp in black, Buenos Ayres (British Postal Agency) double-arc departure datestamp, London, Angl/Amb Calais (month slug error) & Paris transits and Cognac arrival datestamp, minor aging, fine overall.
Lot 1696:1871 (Nov 13) Caride & Massini commercial entire letter to Cognac, France, rated in manuscript, routed via GB with British 'GB/1f60c' (per 30gr) accountancy handstamp in black, Buenos Ayres (British Postal Agency) double-arc departure datestamp, London, Angl/Amb Calais (month slug error) & Paris transits and Cognac arrival datestamp, minor aging, fine overall.
95.00

BRITISH POST OFFICES ABROAD - BRAZIL

2616746  1870 (Oct 23) Euler, Waeny & Co commercial entire to Marseilles with British 'RIO DE JANEIRO/OC23/70' departure backstamp, superb boxed 'GB/1f60c' accountancy handstamp, London & very fine 'ANGL/AMB.CALAIS' transits and '90' (decimes) tax handstamp; some small blemishes.
Lot 1697:1870 (Oct 23) Euler, Waeny & Co commercial entire to Marseilles with British 'RIO DE JANEIRO/OC23/70' departure backstamp, superb boxed 'GB/1f60c' accountancy handstamp, London & very fine 'ANGL/AMB.CALAIS' transits and '90' (decimes) tax handstamp; some small blemishes.
120.00

BRITISH POST OFFICES ABROAD - CHILE

3122350  1864-67 pre-stamp mail "via Panama" to France comprising [1] 1864 large-part outer with British Valparaiso double-arc departure backstamp, 'GB/2f87.5c' accountancy handstamp, '19' tax handstamp, London & Calais transits & Amiens arrival backstamp; [2] 1867 entire with 'GB/1f90' accountancy handstamp, '19' tax handstamp, London, Calais & Bordeaux transits & Cognac arrival backstamp. (2)
Lot 1698 [1 of 2]:1864-67 pre-stamp mail "via Panama" to France comprising [1] 1864 large-part outer with British Valparaiso double-arc departure backstamp, 'GB/2f87.5c' accountancy handstamp, '19' tax handstamp, London & Calais transits & Amiens arrival backstamp; [2] 1867 entire with 'GB/1f90' accountancy handstamp, '19' tax handstamp, London, Calais & Bordeaux transits & Cognac arrival backstamp. (2)Lot 1698 [2 of 2]:1864-67 pre-stamp mail "via Panama" to France comprising [1] 1864 large-part outer with British Valparaiso double-arc departure backstamp, 'GB/2f87.5c' accountancy handstamp, '19' tax handstamp, London & Calais transits & Amiens arrival backstamp; [2] 1867 entire with 'GB/1f90' accountancy handstamp, '19' tax handstamp, London, Calais & Bordeaux transits & Cognac arrival backstamp. (2)
70.00

BRITISH POST OFFICES ABROAD - COLOMBIA

3122252  1855 (Feb 6) French entire addressed to Marseilles endorsed "via Southampton" entering British packet service at Panama with largely fine strike of British 'PANAMA/FE22/1855' double arc datestamp, COLONIES/&C ART 13' accountancy handstamp in red applied in London, Paris transit & Bordeaux '23MARS/55' arrival datestamp.
Lot 1699:1855 (Feb 6) French entire addressed to Marseilles endorsed "via Southampton" entering British packet service at Panama with largely fine strike of British 'PANAMA/FE22/1855' double arc datestamp, COLONIES/&C ART 13' accountancy handstamp in red applied in London, Paris transit & Bordeaux '23MARS/55' arrival datestamp.
145.00

BRITISH POST OFFICES ABROAD - HAITI

3122352  1850 (Oct 28) entire to France endorsed "per Steamer" with superb 'JACMEL/SP19/1843' British double-arc departure backstamp, scarce boxed 'COLONIES/&c ART.13' handstamp in red, London & ANGL/AMB.CALAIS transits, Bordeaux arrival backstamp; also 1869 (Aug 10) Jacmel to Bourdeaux with fine single-ring 'JACMEL/AU10/59' departure backstamp, fine hexagonal 'GB/1f50' accountancy handstamp, London & Paris transits and Bordeaux arrival backstamp. (2)
Lot 1700 [1 of 2]:1850 (Oct 28) entire to France endorsed "per Steamer" with superb 'JACMEL/SP19/1843' British double-arc departure backstamp, scarce boxed 'COLONIES/&c ART.13' handstamp in red, London & ANGL/AMB.CALAIS transits, Bordeaux arrival backstamp; also 1869 (Aug 10) Jacmel to Bourdeaux with fine single-ring 'JACMEL/AU10/59' departure backstamp, fine hexagonal 'GB/1f50' accountancy handstamp, London & Paris transits and Bordeaux arrival backstamp. (2)Lot 1700 [2 of 2]:1850 (Oct 28) entire to France endorsed "per Steamer" with superb 'JACMEL/SP19/1843' British double-arc departure backstamp, scarce boxed 'COLONIES/&c ART.13' handstamp in red, London & ANGL/AMB.CALAIS transits, Bordeaux arrival backstamp; also 1869 (Aug 10) Jacmel to Bourdeaux with fine single-ring 'JACMEL/AU10/59' departure backstamp, fine hexagonal 'GB/1f50' accountancy handstamp, London & Paris transits and Bordeaux arrival backstamp. (2)
95.00

BRITISH POST OFFICES ABROAD - PERU

3122326 U 1865-79 Issues Used in Callao 5/- rose Plates 1 & 2, tied by clearly discernible 'C38' cancels, SG #Z56, Cat £900. (2)
Lot 1701 [1 of 2]:1865-79 Issues Used in Callao 5/- rose Plates 1 & 2, tied by clearly discernible 'C38' cancels, SG #Z56, Cat £900. (2)Lot 1701 [2 of 2]:1865-79 Issues Used in Callao 5/- rose Plates 1 & 2, tied by clearly discernible 'C38' cancels, SG #Z56, Cat £900. (2)
300.00

BRITISH POST OFFICES ABROAD - PUERTO RICO

3122331 F 1865-77 Issues Used in San Juan 9d straw Pl 4 & 10d red-brown both with clear 'C61' cancels of San Juan SG #Z101-102, fine used, Cat £475. (2)
Lot 1702 [1 of 2]:1865-77 Issues Used in San Juan 9d straw Pl 4 & 10d red-brown both with clear 'C61' cancels of San Juan SG #Z101-102, fine used, Cat £475. (2)Lot 1702 [2 of 2]:1865-77 Issues Used in San Juan 9d straw Pl 4 & 10d red-brown both with clear 'C61' cancels of San Juan SG #Z101-102, fine used, Cat £475. (2)
190.00
3122345  1850 (Oct 26) pre-stamp entire headed "Guayama 26th October 1850" to London rated "1/5" with largely fine British 'SAN-JUAN-PORTO-RICO/OC29/1850 double arc backstamp in black, part London '20NOV20' arrival datestamp in red, quite fine.
Lot 1703:1850 (Oct 26) pre-stamp entire headed "Guayama 26th October 1850" to London rated "1/5" with largely fine British 'SAN-JUAN-PORTO-RICO/OC29/1850 double arc backstamp in black, part London '20NOV20' arrival datestamp in red, quite fine.
70.00

GRENADA - British Post Offices

3122351  1851 (Oct 12) entire to Madeira endorsed "pSteamer/via England" with fair strike 'PAID/AT/GRENADA' crowned-circle handstamp (SG #CC2, Cat £2,000), two good to fine strikes of Grenada double-arc datestamp in black on reverse, Portuguese '160' handstamp in black. Rare on-cover example of St George's crowned-circle handstamp.
Lot 1711 [1 of 2]:1851 (Oct 12) entire to Madeira endorsed "pSteamer/via England" with fair strike 'PAID/AT/GRENADA' crowned-circle handstamp (SG #CC2, Cat £2,000), two good to fine strikes of Grenada double-arc datestamp in black on reverse, Portuguese '160' handstamp in black. Rare on-cover example of St George's crowned-circle handstamp. Lot 1711 [2 of 2]:1851 (Oct 12) entire to Madeira endorsed "pSteamer/via England" with fair strike 'PAID/AT/GRENADA' crowned-circle handstamp (SG #CC2, Cat £2,000), two good to fine strikes of Grenada double-arc datestamp in black on reverse, Portuguese '160' handstamp in black. Rare on-cover example of St George's crowned-circle handstamp.
300.00

NEW ZEALAND - British Post Offices

3122315  1847 (Nov 3) entire letter, written at Nelson, to England endorsed "via Sydney" with largely fine strike of 'PAID/AT/WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND' crowned-circle handstamp in red SG #CC8 (Cat £350 on cover) and very fine 'WELLINGTON/NOV3/1847/A/NEW ZEALAND' backstamp in black, rated "4" in red & "1/-" in black, London transit backstamp and fine Burnley double-arc arrival backstamp in blue. [Letter was probably sent privately from Nelson to Wellington to either avoid the 4d internal mail fee or to catch an earlier ship departure from Wellington. At some point the letter has been tidied up by removing excess "white paper", making the entire thinner and easier to display.]
Lot 1966:1847 (Nov 3) entire letter, written at Nelson, to England endorsed "via Sydney" with largely fine strike of 'PAID/AT/WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND' crowned-circle handstamp in red SG #CC8 (Cat £350 on cover) and very fine 'WELLINGTON/NOV3/1847/A/NEW ZEALAND' backstamp in black, rated "4" in red & "1/-" in black, London transit backstamp and fine Burnley double-arc arrival backstamp in blue. [Letter was probably sent privately from Nelson to Wellington to either avoid the 4d internal mail fee or to catch an earlier ship departure from Wellington. At some point the letter has been tidied up by removing excess "white paper", making the entire thinner and easier to display.]
340.00
   
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