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Auction: 20010 - The Philatelic Collectors' Series Sale
Lot: 1078

(x) British Honduras
Early Letters and Handstamps
The Guatemalan Mails
1875 6 Jan.) entire from Guatemala on post office business "Via Belize" to Paris, rated "4" showing large triple-ring "admon gral de correos/guatemala" handstamp with a small quetzel and banner at centre inscribed "libertad/15/de/setiembre/1824", superb "correos de guatemala/paquettes" despatch datestamp in red, very rare "belize/paid " bridge-type PD5 datestamp (15.1, 10 months earlier than recorded) and similar style London Paid (13.2) datestamp, all in red, oval-framed "pd" and Calais entry datestamp (14.2), all on face, two further French datestamps on reverse. Highly attractive and an almost certainly unique cover of exhibition quality. Photo

Drs. Harper, March 2009

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