Result list 9 November 2019

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Lotnumber: 1242
LIMA/LONDRES. black. 1. A financial letter dated 1826 from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Lima, authorising the payment of the equivalent of 1500 pesos (rate of exchange 48 pence to the peso) to a Sr. Oyague as a grant decreed by the Liberator (Simon Bolivar). Sr.Oyague was resident in the UK, clearly, perhaps as the ambassador or an employee of the Peruvian Embassy in London. In excellent condition (EF). 2. A bill of exchange issued 30 March 1826 by the Department for Foreign Affairs of the Republica Peruana, for 5200 pesos (exchange rate of 68 pence to the peso), payable in silver or gold, for payment of loans arranged by the Republic with business in London. The new republic was well established by this time, as the last royalist Spanish troops had surrendered earlier in 1826. Thebill of exchange has serious damage at both side borders with some paper missing, hence F condition.
Themes: CITY & STATE BONDS
GREAT BRITAIN, PERU
Date: 1826
Quality: F-EF
Startprice: € 300