1845 (12 Sept) entire from Arequipa to Morlaix, France, taken to Lima with manuscript endorsement on reverse “achemine de Lima le 4 octobre1845/ par vos devoues serviteurs/ Thomas La Chambre” and left from Callao on the Mezeppa arriving at Panama on 19th with further forwarding agents manuscript annotation, very fine of rare double arc PANAMA handstamp without dates of British Post Office, reverse with Kingston Jamaica transit date stamp of NO 1, via London with red date stamp and framed accountancy, arrival backstamp of 9 Dec. Fine and rare.
1846 (May 7) entire originating in Arequipa to Morlaix, France, endorsed “Via Panama”, the front with red framed accountancy COLONIES/ &c.ART.13.and “18” charge, reverse with fine red PANAMA double arc date stamp partly overstruck with London transit, arrival cds to left.
1863 entire written from Switzerland with forwarding agents cachet from Locle (Suisse) to Lima, Peru, endorsed “Par Stmr La Plata” franked with 1853 imperf Napoleon 80c. (close to large margins) and 1862 perforated 40c. tied gros chiffres ‘1769/ B’ with Bureau Maritime cds in association, two red framed P.P., Panama double arc transit at centre, reverse with manuscript “Acheminee/ par” CH. VIGNIER/ HAVRE, Lima arrival cds alongside.
Two 1941 airmail covers addressed to Marseille, a Vichy controlled area, via Miami and New York and then Bermuda where censored and retained, not being released until after the War, showing two different RELEASED wavy-line handstamps; both with corner faults to envelope.