(Accountancy) 1830 outer letter sheet to London struck with an oval-framed GALICIA/ CORUNA handstamp, a two-line ESPAGNE PAR/ St. JEAN-DE-LUZ’ French entry handstamp and annotated “Via Calais”. On arrival the front struck with dotted framed ‘Oz at 8s/8d per Oz’ handstamp applied at the London Foreign Branch. Light vertical filing creases at sides.
(Balearics) 1819 (31 Oct) entire with printed ‘REGIO/ Consolato Generale/ Di S.M.Sarda/ in Mahone’ to Torino, Italy with straight-line MENORCA handstamp and, at top an interweaved SG (Sanita Genoa – in use 1819-20). Fine and scarce.
(British Post Office - Disinfected) 1853 outer letter sheet to Barcelona, rated “1/-“ in manuscript, also bearing black crown circle Paid At Buenos Ayres that is overstruck by circular framed 7.R handstamp, endorsed at top “Via Canarias” with on reverse red Canarias (3 Ago) cds and Barcelona (18.8.)arrival, rated. The wrapper also shows four small diagonal slits for fumigation.
(Canary Islands) 1853 entire to Buenos Ayres with endorsement on reverse folded out for display which was overlaid once delivered to the “Paqueta Amalia” Captain at Cadiz, datelined from Puerto Real and endorsed “Via de Tenerife” and bearing very fine British crown-circle PAID AT TENERIFFE, where "2/-" double rate was charged,"10" quartos charged on arrival. Ex. Sacher.
(Maritime Mail) 1837 (4.7.) entire from Cadiz, Spain to Porto, endorsed "P Steamer Iberia", faint oval-framed C.Est de N applied in Lisbon whose cds appears on reverse, '160' reis charge handstamp with '40' added in manuscript, the top right showing the P.S.N.C. company handstamp Peninsular Steam Navigation CY Cadiz. Only three of these cachets are recorded on cover, and all in 1837
(Spanish Civil War) 1937 (14.1.) ‘Legacion Del Japon/ Madrid’ envelope to Consulate of Japan, Cape Town, carried outside of the mails to St Jean de Luz because of disruptions caused by the War, there franked with French adhesives tied St Jean de Lux Basses Pyrennie. Reverse with fine wax seal Legation Du Japon Madrid. Without arrival, some toning.