(British Post Office - Disinfected) 1853 outer letter sheet to Barcelona, rated “1/-“ in manuscript, also bearing black crown circle Paid At Buenos Ayres that is overstruck by circular framed 7.R handstamp, endorsed at top “Via Canarias” with on reverse red Canarias (3 Ago) cds and Barcelona (18.8.)arrival, rated. The wrapper also shows four small diagonal slits for fumigation.
(Canary Islands) 1853 entire to Buenos Ayres with endorsement on reverse folded out for display which was overlaid once delivered to the “Paqueta Amalia” Captain at Cadiz, datelined from Puerto Real and endorsed “Via de Tenerife” and bearing very fine British crown-circle PAID AT TENERIFFE, where "2/-" double rate was charged,"10" quartos charged on arrival. Ex. Sacher.
(Maritime Mail) 1868 outer letter sheet to Genova per Savona franked ‘Laureated’Napo;eon 80c. pair and single tied by ‘anchor’ lozenge cancel with faint octagonal Buenos Ayres date stamp at centre, various Italian transit and arrival cds. Carried by the “Carmel” to Montevideo and thence by “Guienne” to Bordeaux.
1829 entire from Buenos Ayres to Edinburgh endorsed "pr Wellington pkt" and bearing very fine strike on reverse of Falmouth Fleuron BUENOS AYRES O in bright green, rated "3/9" due on delivery with red London transit and framed ADD 1/2 handstamp; light vertical filing crease.
1848 part entire to Corrientes bearing small “2” in manuscript and red oval-framed Benta Gral/ De Correos/ De Buenos-Ayres, central vertical filing crease. There is a two-line endorsement at top that translates as ‘Long Live the Argentine Confederation! Death to the savage Unitarians!’
1855 outer letter sheet to Buenos Ayres, endorsed "Via Canarias" and "Paquete Ingles", prepaid 4 reales at Cadiz, disinfected and forwarded by the British Post Office at Teneriffe with Paid/Crown handstamp, "1/-" accountancy applied there showing share of postage due.Fine and attractive. Ex. Sacher.
1873 (24th Oct) entire to Genova annotated to be carried by the “Liguria”, this ship had left Buenos Aires on Sept 15th and passed through Gibraltar. The cover has been prepaid in Gibraltar by ½d. and 1d. Great Britain that remained uncancelled and not considered valid by the Italian Post Office who applied a 40c postage due charge. Fine and unusual.
1873 entire to Rauenberg, Germany, endorsed "pr Steamer Boyne" and with blue manuscript rate plus handstamped '11d', reverse with dispatch cds of British Post Office, London transit, Vervier/Coeln tpo and arrival cancel.
1873 stampless outer letter sheet to Genova bearing Buenos Aires company handstamp, rate handstamp '10' and framed 'F.*56' acountancy, somewhat unclear French octagonal maritime Buenos Aires date stamp, reverse with Paris transit and upon arrival 1L. Postage due applied and tied cds; fine condition.
1875 cover to a “Capt Pembroke Jones”, an ex Civil War naval veteran now surveying the Rio de la Plata for Argentina, addressed care of forwarding agents at Buenos Aires, endorsed “Via England” and franked 1870-71 no grill 1c. and 3c. plus pair of 12c. ‘Henry Clay’ (Sc 151) cancelled cork handstamps , Washington GA cds at left, New York transit, red London transit, arrival backstamp; fine and scarce.
1879 (1 Feb) outer letter sheet to Zurich, Switzerland, franked rouletted pair of 16c. tied by Buenos Aires cds, endorsed “pr Biela” , Southampton Ship Letter and Ship Letter London cds both of MR 6, arrival backstamp.
1898 envelope to Ersines, France, franked two pairs 1898 ‘Provisorio 10 Centavos’ on 40c. (bottom right corner of second stamp in first pair damaged) cancelled by indistinct cd, to left French maritime Buenos Ayres A Bordeaux date stamp . Reverse with Buenos Aires transit and arrival cancels.