VIA PANAMA, Bolivia, 1876 "Correos de la Chimba, Bolivia".
Perfectly struck blue negative ship illustrated handstamp on 1876 cover to Danzig, Germany,
departing from the coastal port of La Chamba with ornate blue "Cancelado", boxed "Franca" and "La Chimba Mayo 21" handstamps, traveled via Panama with "Panama-Transit JU 4 1876" circular datestamp, London transit and Danzig arrival backstamps, rated "180"
due in blue crayon, cover with edge faults, still Fine and very rare, covers with this handstamp are seldom found used to Europe, there is still some debate on whether this handstamp was from a privately run local post or a government service, as it is exclusively found on mail sent by ship
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