Peru - Stamp Auctions

Lot 792 - Peru  -  Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Lot 792 - Peru - Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Miscellaneous accumulation with stamps on album pages taken from several collections (100's) from all periods, also a number of covers with mixed or multiple frankings, censored etc. also some early mail (1840's) from Lima to Saddleworth, England, a number of 1870's/80's credit notes from Messrs Graham Rowe & Co of Lima etc. Interesting lot, viewing recommended.

Corbitts Sale #163 - Day 1

Peru
Price: £ 80.00
Lot 5677 - Overseas Peru -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Lot 5677 - Overseas Peru - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

1851 (Oct 3): Entire letter from Islay to New Bedford, Mass., USA prepaid '1/-' in red manuscript at top and struck with superb "♚ / PAID / AT / ISLAY." with reverse showing double arc datestamp of 'Islay' in black (Dec 3), with circular 'Steamship / 20' charge marking for incoming Ship Letter to an inland destination in black. Superb strike of the rare Crown Circle Gi = £ 5'250.rnNote: Interesting contents "I have been up the country about 60 miles in the valley of Tambo, I write to you 3 October by ship Magellan of Boston...write me the first mail to Panama and you must pay the postage to there, the English Steamer takes the mail then all along the coast to here...direct your letter to me Islay, Peru, South America".

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Overseas Peru
Price: CHF 3,500.00
Lot 5672 - Overseas Peru -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Lot 5672 - Overseas Peru - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

1875 (Oct 14): Combination cover from the United States Consulate in Callao to Greensboro, Georgia, USA franked on reverse with Great Britain 1874 6 d. grey pl. 14 in a horizontal pair, trimmed at left and right hand stamp with closed tear and USA Banknote 10 c. brown vertical pair (Scott 161) all cancelled by three strikes of circular "N. YORK / STEAMSHIP" datestamps (Nov) in black. Obverse bears three line dated PANAMA / TRANSIT (Oct 20) in black and erroneous "Due 35" (cents) in black. Sensibly opened for Exhibit display, despite imperfections a marvellous and extremely rare combination usage. Cert. Friedl (1983).rnProvenance: Collection "Windsor", Harmers, New York, 28 Oct 1983, lot 628.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Overseas Peru
Price: CHF 1,500.00
Lot 5667 - Overseas Peru -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Lot 5667 - Overseas Peru - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

1871 (July 27): Combination cover from Lima to Hamburg, Germany endorsed 'via Panama & Southampton' franked for internal rate with Peru 1868 Lecoq 1 d. green (Scott 14) cancelled by Lima cds in black and Great Britain 1864 1 d. red pl. 118 and 1865 4 d. vermilion pl. 11 with a single, a horizontal pair and a block of four utilised for 1/8d. rate, tied by six strikes of the "C38" obliterator with 'Callao' despatch cds (July 27) on reverse. 'London / Paid' and circular 'PD' in red (Aug 26) and reverse with Hamburg arrival. Faults at edges affecting the adhesives but nevertheless a spectacular and rare usage to an uncommon destination.rnProvenance: Stanley Gibbons, Frankfurt, 10-12 Oct 1974, lot 928.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Overseas Peru
Price: CHF 1,500.00
Lot 5678 - Overseas Peru -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Lot 5678 - Overseas Peru - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

1878 (July 23): Cover from Lima via Islay to Brooklyn, USA franked by Peru 1874/76 10 c. green (Scott 25) paying the internal postage alongside Great Britain 1874 6 d. grey pl. 16 each sharing bold strike of "C42" obliterator in black. Fine 'New York / Due 5 Cents' handstamp applied on arrival and reverse with Lima despatch cds (July 23) and Brooklyn arrival cds (Aug 17) in black. Slight trim to envelope at left but an extremely attractive and rare cover.rnProvenance: Collection Charles Jewell; Collection Grant Glassco, RL, London, 25-27 Nov 1969, lot 960; Collection André Bollen, Harmers, London, 22 Sept 1993, lot 747.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Overseas Peru
Price: CHF 2,000.00
Lot 5673 - Overseas Peru -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Lot 5673 - Overseas Peru - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

1876 (Oct 28): Combination cover from Callao to London franked by Peru 1866/67 Llama 20 c. brown diagonally bisected paying the internal rate (Scott 18a) and Great Britain 1873/80 6 d. grey pl.14 and 1 s. green pl. 11, all three stamps tied by three strikes of the "C38" obliterator with 'Callao' despatch cds on reverse (Oct 28) and London arrival (Nov 28). Some imperfections but an extremely rare bisected combination usage with just a handful recorded. Cert. BPA (2000).rnProvenance: Collection Grant Glassco, RL, London, 25-27 Nov 1969, lot 939.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Overseas Peru
Price: CHF 1,200.00
Lot 5668 - Overseas Peru -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Lot 5668 - Overseas Peru - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

1876 (Oct 28): Combination cover from Callao to Genova. Italy franked by Peru 1866/67 Llama 20 c. brown diagonally bisected for internal single rate (Scott 18a) and Great Britain 1858/69 2 d. blue pl.15, defective 1874 6 d. grey pl. 15 and 1 s. green pl. 12 all tied by three strikes of the "C38" obliterator. 'Callao' cds of despatch on reverse (Oct 28) with Sori arrival cds (Dec 1) alongside. File folds but a scarce - ½ d. overpaid for the UPU rate and an unusual 'four colour' franking.rn 

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Overseas Peru
Price: CHF 1,500.00
Lot 5679 - Overseas Peru -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Lot 5679 - Overseas Peru - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

1878 (Feb 24): Cover from Lima via Islay / Mollendo to Brooklyn, USA franked by uncancelled Peru 1874/76 10 c. green (Scott 25) paying the internal postage alongside Great Britain 1873/80 3 d. rose pl. 17 in a vertical pair tied by "C42" obliterator with MOLLENDO British P.O. cds of despatch on reverse (Feb 24, code A). Fair only 'Panama' transit cds on front (March 8) and 'New York / Due 5 Cents' handstamp of arrival (March 18) in black. This stamp unlisted by Stanley Gibbons used from Islay / Mollendo, edge wear to envelope but extremely rare - the MOLLENDO datestamp is a rarity.rnProvenance: Collection Grant Glassco, RL, London, 25-27 Nov 1969, lot 959; Collection André Bollen, DF, Zurich, 29-30 March 1984, lot 11696; Collection André Bollen, Harmers, London, 22 Sept 1993, lot 748.rnrn 

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Overseas Peru
Price: CHF 1,000.00
Lot 5674 - Overseas Peru -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Lot 5674 - Overseas Peru - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

1875 (Sept): Combination cover from Callao to Hamburg, Germany endorsed 'via Panama & Southampton' franked by Peru 1866 Llama 10 c. red (Scott 17) and Great Britain 1867 10 d. red-brown in a vertical pair, perfs. trimmed at right, all adhesives tied by three fine strikes of the "C38" obliterator in black. 'London / Paid' transit cds on front in red (Oct 2) and reverse with Callao cds and Hamburg arrival (Oct 6). A few minor imperfections but a charming and rare franking. Cert. Holcombe (1994).rnProvenance: Collection Grant Glassco, RL, London, 25-27 Nov 1969, lot 932; Collection John O. Griffiths, Stanley Gibbons, London, 12 Feb 1981, lot 160; Corinphila sale 90, Zurich, Oct 1994, lot 7293.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Overseas Peru
Price: CHF 600.00
Lot 5669 - Overseas Peru -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Lot 5669 - Overseas Peru - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

1872 (May 14): Combination cover from Lima (sender's cachet on reverse) to Hamburg, Germany endorsed 'Per Steamer via Panama & Southampton' franked for internal rate with Peru 1868 Lecoq 1 d. green in a pair (Scott 14) and Great Britain 1865 4 d. vermilion pl. 12 with two singles and a strip of three, one stamp defective, all tied by five strikes of the "C38" obliterator with 'Callao' despatch cds (May 14) on reverse. 'London / Paid' and oval 'PD' in red (June 13) and reverse with Hamburg arrival. Faults but nevertheless a spectacular and rare usage to an uncommon destination.

Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 1

Overseas Peru
Price: CHF 600.00