Peru



Catalog: Bustamante #28 (Type T)

Date issued: 1934, EKU June 22, 1934

Printing: Black on red

Perforation: Imperforate

Inscription: "CORREOS DEL PERU / CIERRE OFICIAL / Adherido por haberse / recibido en mal estado" in wavy line frame

Control Number: None

Description: 1934 cover from London, England to Lima torn completely in half and repaired using three Peruvian official seals. Original postage missing, and it appears that the envelope was left to the elements for some time. Perhaps recovered from a mail robbery? Seals tied by boxed June 22nd Lima datestamps.



Catalog: Bustamante #32 (Type X)

Date issued: 1936, EKU May 25, 1938

Printing: Black on red paper

Perforation: imperf

Inscription: "CORREOS DEL PERU / (large coat of arms) / CIERRE OFICIAL / Adherido por haberse / recibido en mal estado" in wavy line frame

Control Number: none

Description: Four Peruvian official seals, one cut in half, repair 1938 air mail cover from Bremen, Germany to Lima, Peru. Seals tied by fancy serrated Lima Post Office elliptical datestamps of June 1st.




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