Puerto Rico. British Post Office. San Juan. 1858, June 26. Entire letter to Palma de Mallorca (Spain), bearing 1857 ½r. greenish blue, tied by “parrilla” obliterator with blue dispatch c.d.s., paying the internal rate, entering the British P.O. with black “Paid/At/San Juan Porto Rico” crowned circle and rated “2/2” in red crayon, with corresponding double-arc datestamp on reverse, sent via London with “Paid” c.d.s. and “PP” within circle. Very rare in this very fine condition. Cert. Holcombe. Edifil Ant.7. Ex Glassco and Borromeo d’Adda.
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