lot # 200 - Overseas Peru
1860: 1 dinero deep blue, Second Setting, single and a horizontal strip of five, all used on 1862 cover, side flaps missing, mailed from Islas de Chincha to Genova, Italy; tied by dotted ISLAS handstamps in black (Emsing E1 = 40 pts) and by LIMA transit cds (Dec 29) in black. Mailed via Panama and Colon to St. Thomas on RMSP 'Tamar' and thence to Southampton on the 'Atrato', with London cds on reverse (Jan 31, 1863) where struck with Anglo-French accountancy marking '2F 87½ c.' in black. An extremely rare cover, one 1 d. stamp missing but an extraordinarily high franking for this issue, undoubtedly the highest usage to an overseas address. Cert. Moorhouse (2011).
Catalogue 244: Europe & Overseas