Venezuela - Briefe 1863
Katalog Scott 6
Venezuela, 1863, 2 reales red, coarse impression, touched at top right otherwise fine with good to large margins and fresh colour, neatly cancelled by "CARACAS ENE 7" cds on folded cover send to Pamplona, Spain with "FEB 2 1863" arrival cds and red 8 Reales postage due handstamp on the postage stamp.The 2 Reales franking paid for the shipping from La Guayra to St Thomas (to pay for the private ship mail company under contract with the Venezuelan government, as the British Pakets didn´t stop in Venezuela). In St Thomas the cover took a British Paket up to England (LONDON JA 31 63 transit cds on reverse), and from there on reached Spain. A very fine and scarce cover. Certificate Kurt Kimmel (2009)
Venezuela 2 Reales Briefmarke (Scott 6) auf Brief nach Spanien. RR !