Bill Seymour's
Online Stamp Collections

In most cases, this collection may also be considered a want list.  If you have stamps to offer that can fill holes, or can replace defective or misidentified items, feel free to email me.  Suggestions as to the design and implementation of this web site are also encouraged.

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  • Standard sized folded letter, 140x75 mm (5½x3 inches)
  • Mailed December 23rd, 1863 with Mendoza cancel tying stamp
  • Valparaiso, Chile destination with no receipt markings
  • The route at this time was over the Andes, a recent option superceding the previous ship routes around the southern tip of South America
  • Franked with 1863 5 centavos rose worn plate Escudito (little shield) paying 5 centavos postage.
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