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Colombia Panama Philatelic Featured Exhibit

1811: Colonial Mail, Panama was part of New Granada, Red Straigh Line h.s. on folded letter to Lima (Peru) m.s. "4 1/2" rate, FINE strike, June 19, 1811, delivered by "Paquebot Carmen".  There are 9 known PANAMA frankings before 1811, 1777 being the oldest known, the others are 1785, 1792, 1798, 1800, 1807, 1808, 1808, 1809, 1811, 1813, 1816, 1816, 1818, 1820, 1820 and 1820 these are the only PANAMA recorded to date, for the Colonial Mail period.