(Advertising Stationery) 1896 1c. internal card with printed advertisement on reverse for Sporting Goods including wooden bottles and balls of all sizes for exercise, items for Fencing, Croquet, Lawn Tennis, Baseball, Boxing gloves and striking bags, Footballs, Bows and Arrows, Bicycles and Childrens Tricycles. Plus complete collection of manuals on sport; fine used.
(Guatemala) 1866 (NO 1) stampless entire to Lima, Peru bearing 6d., JG, plate 5 tied by 'C35' Panama duplex applied in transit, CORREOS GUATEMALA despatch date stamp, with large Compagnie Generale Transatlantique Agence De Guatemala in darker shade of blue on reverse, obverse with framed FRANCO, reverse with manuscript "2" and black handstamped '2' that has been obliterated and replaced below with handstamped '1'; a fine and extremely rare usage of Great Britain stamps.
(Picture Postal Stationery) 1897 3c. Central American Exhibition card with printed image on front of local Indian with large backpack and New Years greeting, used from Quezaltenango; fine condition.
(Picture Postal Stationery) 1898 (30 Abr) 3c. card to Pully, Switzerland cancelled by violet octagonal date stamp, Guatemala 1 handstamp to left, arrival cancels bottom left, reverse with circular blue image of Fishing with net, full message.
(Picture Postal Stationery) 1900 (Mar 6) 3c. card to London cancelled by violet octagonal Quezaltenango date stamp, Guatemala transit handstamp to left, arrival cancel at top, reverse with full blue image of Indian Woman holding a posy.
(Picture Postal Stationery) 1901 (18 Dic) 3c. card to Wimpfen, Germany with violet Coban octagonal despatch date stamp at left, picture side with New Orleans transit, arrival cancel. Reverse is fully photographic with a small image of Indian Woman doing some washing; heavy corner crease.
(Picture Postal Stationery) 1901 (Mar 11) 3c. card to Ludwigshafen, Germany cancelled by violet octagonal Quezaltenango date stamp, Guatemala transit to left, arrival cds overstriking this, reverse with part blue image of men sacking some sun dried produce.
(Picture Postal Stationery) 1901 (May 21) 3c. card to Bern, Switzerland cancelled by violet octagonal Quezaltenango date stamp, Guatemala transit to left, arrival cds below this, reverse with part blue image of the City.
1866 (MR 21) entire to Guatemala, franked by 1865-71 1/- green, plate 4, six examples including a vertical strip of five, KG-OG and single LH, cancelled by a London ‘12’ numeral obliterators, red Lombard Street Paid cds at centre, Panama transit of British Post Office alongside, without arrival cancel but with a mixed black and red ‘12’ charge applied on arrival. A fine franking.
1868 (4 NO) outer letter sheet to San Jose, Guatemala franked 1867-80 1s. block of four, plate 4 cancelled by ‘498’ numeral obliterators with red Manchester Paid cds in association to left. Endorsed at top “Pr St Thomas/ from Liverpool”, red manuscript “4” charge for local delivery.
1878 (16 ABR) cover to London franked by 1878 2r. carmine-rose pair tied by ‘18’ numeral obliterator in oval, Zacapa datestamp bottom left, ‘1/-‘ blue handstamp for British Seamail fee, reverse with Guatemala cds of 18th and two different red London cds; a little roughly opened at top causing small loss of backflap, still a fine early transatlantic cover.