lot # 5634 - übersee Peru
1868: Lecoq 1 d. green used in combination with 1866 Llama 5 c. green (4) on slightly tired 1876 cover to Lübeck endorsed "Por la Mala Alemana via Inglaterra" tied by "Lima / Principal" datestamps (April 13) in black. Reverse with 'Kaiserliche Mission / Lima' red and white embossed wafer seal, Coeln / Verviers TPO (May 18) and arrival cds. Despite imperfections a very rare combination usage during a complicated rate period with Germany: 30 centavos via Great Britain (tariff of March 1, 1875). Opinion Holcombe (1988).
Katalog 270: PERU - inkl. Sammlung ALPACA (Teil I)