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Sale 1193 — The Alfredo Frohlich Collection: The Evolution of Postal Systems in Panama 1777-1881

Sale Date — Tuesday, 4 December, 2018

Category — Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1557
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1557, Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1867, 1sh Green (A121; SG Z102), BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1867, 1sh Green (A121; SG Z102)BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1867, 1sh Green (A121; SG Z102). Plate 4, tied by bold barred "C35" of Panama on cover to Schwerin, Germany, cover originating in Lima, Peru and carried outside the mails to Panama, "Panama 20 JY 1867 Transit" datestamp and "Insufficiently Prepaid" handstamp (Parmenter-Gordon "Rarity G, very rare") with manuscript "1/5", transited via London, blue German rate markings, Very Fine and attractive cover

E. 750-1,000
1,300
1558
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1558, Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1869, 1p Rose Red, 4p Vermilion, 1sh Green (A84, A102, A122; SG Z72, Z85, Z103), BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1869, 1p Rose Red, 4p Vermilion, 1sh Green (A84, A102, A122; SG Z72, Z85, Z103)BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1869, 1p Rose Red, 4p Vermilion, 1sh Green (A84, A102, A122; SG Z72, Z85, Z103). 1p Plate 203, 4p Plate 11, 1sh Plate 4, tied by barred "C35" of Panama with "Panama AP 22 69" circular datestamp on small cover to Melbourne, Australia, London transit and Melbourne arrival datestamps, cover with couple minor tears and slightly reduced at top and bottom, Fine, a rare destination

E. 300-400
650
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1559
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1559, Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1871, 1sh Green (A122; SG Z103), BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1871, 1sh Green (A122; SG Z103)BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1871, 1sh Green (A122; SG Z103). Plate 5, tied by "C35" of Panama with "Panama DE ?? 71" circular datestamp on cover to Limerick, Ireland, arrival backstamp, Fine and seldom seen destination

E. 200-300
425
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1560
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1560, Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1874, 3p Rose (A98; SG Z82), BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1874, 3p Rose (A98; SG Z82)BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1874, 3p Rose (A98; SG Z82). Plate 12, two singles, one with part imprint selvage at bottom, other with wing margin, each tied by bold barred "C35" cancel of Panama in transit, cover originated in Lima and franked with Peru 10c tied by grid cancel with "Lima Principal 27 Novb. 74" double-circle datestamp, addressed to Jalapa, Mexico, "25" centavos due handstamp, central file fold away from stamps, Fine, a rare dual-country combination, only about ten such covers are known with this Peru stamp, unusual choice of route rather than using the British Post in Callao

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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1561
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1561, Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1876, 6p Gray (A115; SG Z96), BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1876, 6p Gray (A115; SG Z96)BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1876, 6p Gray (A115; SG Z96). Horizontal pair, Plate 14, tied by bold barred "C35" of Panama applied in transit with Oct. 20 circular datestamp, cover originating in Callao, Peru with printed "United States Consulate" and manuscript "Callao, October 5th, 1876" below, two singles of United States 1875 5c Blue (179) (one faulty), tied by New York Steamship datestamp, addressed to Greensboro Ga., backflap repaired and couple light toned marks just affecting stamps

FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE GREAT BRITAIN AND UNITED STATES COMBINATION FRANKING FROM THE U.S. CONSULATE IN PERU VIA PANAMA. A FANTASTIC EXHIBIT PIECE.

This cover was carried from Peru to Panama via diplomatic mail. The British rate from Callao to Panama was 6p per -1/2oz and U.S. postage to addressee was 5c per -1/2oz.

Ex Risvold. Signed Ashbrook.

E. 4,000-5,000
2,200
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1562
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1562, Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1876, 6p Gray (A115; SG Z96), BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1876, 6p Gray (A115; SG Z96)BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1876, 6p Gray (A115; SG Z96). Horizontal pair and single, Plate 14, applied to back of cover and cancelled by clear barred "C35" of Panama applied in transit with Jan. 18 circular datestamp, cover originated in Callao, Peru with printed "United States Consulate" and manuscript "Callao, Jany 5th, 1876", horizontal strip of three of United States 1875 5c Blue (179) applied below the British stamps and tied by New York Steamship Feb. 5 datestamps with an additional strike on front, addressed to Greensboro Ga., slightly reduced at left and cover opened for display

FINE AND ATTRACTIVE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN MIXED FRANKING USE FROM THE U.S. CONSULATE IN PERU TO THE UNITED STATES VIA PANAMA.

This cover was carried from Peru to Panama via diplomatic mail. The British rate from Callao to Panama was 6p per -1/2oz and U.S. postage to addressee was 5c per -1/2oz.

E. 4,000-5,000
0
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1563
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1563, Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1877, 4p Sage Green (A104; SG Z87), BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1877, 4p Sage Green (A104; SG Z87)BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1877, 4p Sage Green (A104; SG Z87). Tied by barred "C35" oval and "Panama DE 20 77" circular datestamp where it entered the mails, folded letter datelined in Jipijapa, Ecuador on Dec. 6, 1877 and sent outside the mails with blue "Encaminada por Rodriguez, Cordova & Co., Manta, Ajentes Comisionistas" forwarding agent handstamp, addressed to St. Thomas, arrival backstamp, horizontal file fold thru postmark and minor aesthetic repair on top flap, Very Fine, ex Campbell

E. 400-500
1,000
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1564
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1564, Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1877, 4p Sage Green (A104; SG Z87), BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1877, 4p Sage Green (A104; SG Z87)BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1877, 4p Sage Green (A104; SG Z87). Tied by bold barred "C35" oval and "Panama MR 7 79" circular datestamp where it entered the mails, folded letter datelined in Montecristi, Ecuador on Feb. 24, 1879 and sent outside the mails with blue "Encaminada por L.A. Fernandez y Co., de Panama" forwarding agent handstamp, addressed to St. Thomas, arrival backstamp, some slight splitting along folds, Very Fine

E. 400-500
1,300
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1565
 
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1565, Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1879, 8p Orange (A117; SG Z98), BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1879, 8p Orange (A117; SG Z98)BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1879, 8p Orange (A117; SG Z98). Tied on small piece by barred "C35" oval of Panama, used with Costa Rica 2r tied by boxed "25 ABR 79" datestamp, also incl. Costa Rica 2r with "Agencia Postal de Costa Rica, Panama" handstamp, Very Fine, the combination on piece is unknown on a complete cover and catalogues $350.00 (SG £300) as a single

E. 200-300
550
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1566
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1566, Great Britain Stamps Used in Panama - "C35"BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1880, 1p Rose Red (A84; SG Z72), BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1880, 1p Rose Red (A84; SG Z72)BRITISH POSTAL AGENCY, Panama, 1880, 1p Rose Red (A84; SG Z72). Two vertical pairs, Plate 193, tied by barred "C35" oval and "Panama-Transit OC 19 80" (Parmenter-Gordon "Rarity G") circular datestamps on cover to Bretforton, England, "H.M.S. Shannon" insignia on reverse, cover with small faults incl. tear at top between pairs and quite reduced at bottom, Fine, this rate paid the reduced seaman's rate of 4p per -1/2oz, the H.M.S. Shannon was stationed in the Pacific at this time, the Panama cancel was only used between Aug. 1880 and Jul. 1882, listed in Parmenter-Gordon as very rare with "price from £900"

E. 300-400
400
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