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Postage stamps and postal history of Peru
Around 1860 Peru acquired a French-made device (the so-called "Lecoq" press) that was used to print, emboss and cut imperforate stamps from paper strips. The commemorative stamp illustrated to the right was one of the last Peru produced on this rare machine.
Any experts on Peru stamps and cancels?
There are numerous varieties that include grills and overprints. These are the only stamps I collect from Peru - specifically because they are related to the US 1869 Pictorials. Printed by the National Banknote Company shortly after losing the contract to.
When Peru first experimented with coil stamps
Once upon a time, a long time ago, Peru experimented with an issue of coil stamps. The year was 1928, and the issue was released in 1929. The stamps were printed by the American Bank Note Co., using two designs of Peruâ€™s then-current series of definitive.
Long before Peru issued its first stamps, the Pacific Steam Navigation Company, a British concern, plied the waters of the Pacific between Valparaiso in Chile and Panama, stopping at the Peruvian port of Callao. This company received a Royal Mail contract.
â€˜Luminosity Talksâ€™ Presents Lecture on Peru
The culture of Peru was formed from the relationship between European and Amerindian cultures. The ethnic diversity and rugged geography. Many observers agree that Peru has become one of Latin Americaâ€™s great success stories, and the country has.
Rotary's work commemorated in stamps
In 2005, Rotary's centennial inspired stamps from nations including France, Ghana, Peru, and Togo. Stamps have also marked the anniversary of Rotary in individual countries and depicted projects and humanitarian activities. A 1960 Bolivian stamp bears the.
REVIEWSWhistling Vessels in Peruvian North Coast Shamanism
This guide discusses the huaco silbador, or whistling vessel, as used on the north coast of Peru. These whistling vessels have become well known thanks to the writings and workshops of Daniel Statnekov, but studies in Peru bring his speculations about them into question. Among other things, the vessels are used by contemporary Peruvian shamans to call spirits and have little or nothing to do with binaural beats or psycho-acoustical effects.
The area around Chicalyo in present-day northern Peru has long been the center of one of the most important Peruvian shamanic traditions. This area is well situated to provide entry to all three of the main zones of Peru. Chiclayo is in the narrow coastal desert not far from the sea. The high Andes are not far away and access to the Amazon rainforest on the other side of the mountains is relatively easy here.
This part of Peru has been occupied for many centuries and a series of important pre-Hispanic civilizations developed here. The Vicus (1000 BC-300 AD) lived a little to the north. They were partially contemporaneous with the Moche or Mochica (200 BC- 700 AD) and were followed by the Chimu (1300-1470), who were conquered by the Inca only about 60 years before the Spanish Conquistadors arrived.
The huaco silbador (whistling artifact) or botella silbadora (whistling bottle) was used by the Moche but was invented much earlier and was used by pre-Hispanic cultures in a wide distribution, from Panama to southern Peru. The earliest known ones in Peru were made by the Vicus. They continued to be made by all cultures in this region up to the Inca before the Peru at a Glance
History and geography of Peru, from the Peru-Texas Connection.C & G Stamps
Specializes in United States stamps from singles to booklets and coils. Offers include graded stamps and stamps with certificates.