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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 — Via Panama - Europe

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1640
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1640, Via Panama - EuropeVIA PANAMA, 1858 France to Tahiti, VIA PANAMA, 1858 France to TahitiVIA PANAMA, 1858 France to Tahiti. Small cover with "Montpellier 3 Fevb. 58" double-circle datestamp and addressed to "a Bord de l'aviso a vapeur francais La Megere a Taiti, Station du cote occidentale d'Amerique," manuscript "voie Anglaise pour Panama" directive at top, red boxed "PP", Paris and London transit datestamps, including original enclosure, Very Fine, one of the earliest recorded French covers to Tahiti, ex Eastgate, with 2017 Moorhouse certificate

E. 300-400
375
1641
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1641, Via Panama - EuropeVIA PANAMA, France, 1862, 80c Rose on Pinkish (28; Yvert 24), VIA PANAMA, France, 1862, 80c Rose on Pinkish (28; Yvert 24)VIA PANAMA, France, 1862, 80c Rose on Pinkish (28; Yvert 24). Horizontal strip of three, tied by dotted star cancel with "Paris 15 Sept. 64" double-circle datestamp on folded cover to Guatemala, manuscript "Par l'angleterre, via Panama" directive at top, red boxed "PP" and "franco" straightline handstamp, London and Panama double-arc transit datestamps, Very Fine and attractive use

E. 300-400
350
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1642
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1642, Via Panama - EuropeVIA PANAMA, France, 1872, 80c Rose on Pinkish, Larger Numerals (63; Yvert 57), VIA PANAMA, France, 1872, 80c Rose on Pinkish, Larger Numerals (63; Yvert 57)VIA PANAMA, France, 1872, 80c Rose on Pinkish, Larger Numerals (63; Yvert 57). Horizontal strip of three, used with 5c Yellow Green on Pale Blue and 15c Bister on Yellowish (53, 56; Yvert 53, 55), all tied by dotted diamonds cancels with 1874 Bordeaux double-circle datestamp on folded letter to Santa Ana, Salvador, manuscript "via Southampton and Panama" directive, red boxed "PP", Calais and London transit datestamps, 5c with corner damage, vertical file fold affecting 15c, otherwise Fine and rare destination, ex Campbell, signed Calves

E. 200-300
300
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1643
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1643, Via Panama - EuropePANAMA, Great Britain, 1859, "VIA PANAMA", PANAMA, Great Britain, 1859, "VIA PANAMA"PANAMA, Great Britain, 1859, "VIA PANAMA". Bold and clear straightline handstamp on 1859 folded letter from London with red "Lombard Street, Paid MY 16 59" circular datestamp to Cobija, Bolivia, Panama Jul. 10 double-arc datestamp struck in transit, Very Fine, a very early cover to Bolivia, this Panama marking was applied in London by Murrieta & Sons

E. 300-400
800
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1644
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1644, Via Panama - EuropeVIA PANAMA, Spain, 1855, 2r Reddish Purple on Blue (39), VIA PANAMA, Spain, 1855, 2r Reddish Purple on Blue (39)VIA PANAMA, Spain, 1855, 2r Reddish Purple on Blue (39). Horizontal pair, large balanced margins, cancelled by perfectly struck "Vergara 13 DIC 59" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to Sucre, Bolivia, "Lamar" straightline handstamp indicating ship, London and Panama double-arc transit datestamps, Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
350
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1645
c
Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1645, Via Panama - EuropeVIA PANAMA, Switzerland, 1855, 40r Yellow Green (29; Zumstein 26C), VIA PANAMA, Switzerland, 1855, 40r Yellow Green (29; Zumstein 26C)VIA PANAMA, Switzerland, 1855, 40r Yellow Green (29; Zumstein 26C). Used with 15r Dark Rose and 20r Dark Orange (38-39; Zumstein 24G-25G), two 20r singles, margins to touching, all tied by "Aarau 28 Dec. 58" circular datestamps on folded letter to Valparaiso, Chile, manuscript "Per Steamer via Panama" directive at top, "PP" handstamp, Basel, St. Louis, Calais and London transit datestamps, cover with minor bleach and toned spots, one just affecting 40r, otherwise Fine and scarce franking to an unusual destination, with 1988 Rellstab certificate

E. 750-1,000
2,600
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1646
c
Via Panama, Worldwide Balance. 39 covers, many of which are neatly written up on exhibit pages, both stampless and stamped, with twelve covers from Central and South America incl. Colombia, Ecuador, Cuba, Chile, Guatemala, etc., most to New York or Europe, 19 from Great Britain and Channel Islands to Central or South America, other eight are from Europe incl. France, Italy or Germany, quite a few attractive frankings, some mixed condition but mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 3,000-4,000
4,250
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