lot # 5058 - übersee brasilien
The British - Brazilian Convention was altered in 1853 to establish the Royal Mail Steamers could transport Brazilian Mails between the coastal ports, especially Pernambuco, Bahia and Rio de Janeiro. The British credit would be 120 reis per ½ ounce. In 1866, with the issue of the Dom Pedro's, the Post regulated a single rate of 220 reis to be paid in Brazilian adhesives: 100 reis for internal postage and 120 reis to reimburse the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company.rnrnRMSP / Brazilian Mails 1866 (Sept 7): Cover from Rio de Janeiro to Pernambuco by RMSP vessel endorsed "pr. Douro" franked by 1866 Dom Pedro 10 r. vermilion in a horizontal pair and single 200 r. black tied by segmented cork handstamps, with "Rio de Janeiro" despatch cds (Sept 7) alongside in black. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XXXVII on page 82. An attractive and early cover showing the single rate: Brazilian internal postage of 100 reis + British P.O. credit of 120 reis.
Katalog 269: SÜDAMERIKA - Maritime Postgeschichte 1606-1886 - Die Sammlung Everaldo Santos