(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.
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.
1893 (May 10) 10c. postal stationery envelope registered A.R. to Alger, Algeria, endorsed “via New Orleans New York”, cancelled with light blue-green Officine De Certificados oval-framed date stamp, registration handstamp with space for both number and weight, circular Guatemala A.R. handstamp, French red Chargements transits; fine condition.
1898 (Abr 23) registered AR cover to Thorn, Germany franked ‘Arms’ 1c., 2c. pair, 10c. and 50c. cancelled violet five line bar cancels, large oval OFICINA DE CERTIFICADOS date stamp, GUATEMALA A.R. circular cachet and registration handstamp in same colour. Large red Ruckschein applied in Germany and as the envelope seems to be split open at side ‘Kaiserlische Bahnpost’ labels applied (cut away from front now), one tied by arrival cds. A fine five times rate cover.
1900 5c. postal stationery envelope registered to Berlin uprated three 10c. Quetzal, cancelled with registration handstamp at top and oval registration office date stamp at base, sent with advise of receipt as shown by arrival handstamp.
1905 (31 May) picture postcard of Columbus Monument, treated as stationery with internal postage prepaid in price of card and with violet duplex handstamp for Exhibition, inscribed ‘El Correo en la Exposicion/ DEL 15 DE SEPTIEMBRE/ Primer Certamen 1904’, sent to Denmark so additionally franked 5c. and 10c. on front tied duplex that is repeated on reverse, the latter overstruck with arrival cancel.
1908 (31 Ene) 3c. Central American Exhibition stationery card with fine strike of the ‘train’ illustrated duplex, sent to Apeldoorn, Holland with framed ‘T’ in same ink as duplex indicating postage due, arrival cancel at top and 3c image cancelled with postman’s routing number, no charge apparently collected, the card sent by “Directeur du Bureau des Postes”.