(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.
(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.
(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.
1786 entire from Faro to Gand, Belgium sent via the Spanish Postal Agent in Cadiz and struck with the straight-line PORTUGAL handstamp, manuscript "13" rate mark. An early example of this rare marking and believed to be the only recorded example on a letter written outside of Lisbon.
1810 (SE 11) entire to Dublin, Ireland that has been handed into British Consulate at Cadiz after the mail had closed and too late to be included in the mail bag and thus carried loose to Falmouth where green CADIZ/ SE 11/ 1810/F date stamp was applied, manuscript “2/-“ rate applied for mail to Falmouth and then overland to London and thence to destination. The envelope with some spotting, a good clear strike of this scarce cancel.
1810 double rate “4/4” entire from Cadiz to Edinburgh, without despatch cancels as handed into the British Consulate after the regular mail had closed and too late to be included in the mail bag and thus carried loose to Falmouth where an unframed cursive CADIZ/ 29 JY 29/1810/F date stamp was applied, red arrival cancel; good condition.
1853 and 1857 entires from Saint Petersburg to Madrid, Spain, the first with framed despatch backstamp, framed PRUSSE transit on front together with '4R' charge handstamp. The second with diamond framed despatch date stamp, framed PRUSSE handstamp on front together with '4R'charge handstamp.
1855 outer letter sheet to Buenos Ayres, endorsed "Via Canarias" and "Paquete Ingles", prepaid 4 reales at Cadiz, disinfected and forwarded by the British Post Office at Teneriffe with Paid/Crown handstamp, "1/-" accountancy applied there showing share of postage due.Fine and attractive. Ex. Sacher.