This article endeavours to give a philatelic history of Peru from the mid-nineteenth century, with reference to the Pacific Steam Navigation Company and description of the early issues. It also contains useful historical information pertaining to Peru at this period. Much of this article is based on a paper given by A.
Country / Post Peru Date of Issue 25 July 2011 Primary theme Politics & Government (Politicians) Subject Presidents of Peru - Jose Luis Bustamante y Rivero Width 30.0 mm Height 40.0 mm Denomination 2.40 PEN Number in set 50 Layout/Format sheet of 50 of 50 designs Perforations 14 by 14 Stamp issuing authority Servicios Postales del Peru SA Printer Thomas Greg and Sons Peru José Luis Bustamante y Rivero (January 15, 1894 – January 11, 1989) was a lawyer, writer, politician, diplomat, President of Peru from 1945 to 1948 and President of the International Court of Justice in The
This attractive airmail issue of Peru was recess printed by Waterlow and Sons. Perf. 12 1/2. There were two stamps in the set. 2s. blue and 5s. brown. They featured a Fairley fighter and were issued February 1, 1934.
The following article was first published in the "Oxford Junior Encyclopaedia" (1957) and is a sound introduction to the various different railway systems around the world at the time.
The following was first published in The MetropoIitan Philatelist (April, 1896). Through the courtesy of the Staten Island Philatelic Society we are enabled to publish the official decree, authorizing the issue of the new stamps surcharged with the portrait bust of General Morales Bermúdez.