Queen Isabella II Covers

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January 1, 1864

3-1/8 Centimos

6-2/8 Centimos

12-4/8 Centimos

25-Centimos

3-1/8 Centimos de Peso Fuerte

Scott #21 / Edifil #17

More than 20 Covers Known (Sample Selection Below)

 

Domestic Interior Covers

The 3-1/8c stamp was issued to pay the Single Weight Domestic Interior Rate

Ref No.

Description (Click on Picture to Enlarge View)

Sc21-01

Addressed to Binondo (Manila)
27 August 1864



Single Weight Rate

Nigel Gooding Collection

Sc21-02

San Miguel (Manila) to Cebu
Dateline: San Miguel, 1 December 1864



Single Weight Rate
Manila - Star (1 December 1864) Departure Circular Date Stamp
Carried by Steamship El Cano

Nigel Gooding Collection

Sc21-03

San Fernando (Pampanga) to San Gabriel (Manila)
Dateline: San Fernando, 8 August 1865



Single Weight Rate
Manila - Star (12 August 1865) Receiving Circular Date Stamp

Nigel Gooding Collection

Sc21-16

San Fernando (La Union) to San Gabriel (Manila)
Dateline: San Fernando, 7 November 1865



Single Weight Rate
Manila - Star (12 November 1865) Receiving Circular Date Stamp

Nigel Gooding Collection

Sc21-17

San Fernando (La Union) to San Gabriel (Manila)
Dateline: San Fernando, 29 November 1865



Single Weight Rate
Manila - Star (2 December 1865) Receiving Circular Date Stamp

Nigel Gooding Collection

Sc21-04

Daraga (Albay) to San Gabriel (Manila)
Dateline: 13 August 1868



Single Weight Rate
Manila - Star (26 August 1868) Receiving Circular Date Stamp

Nigel Gooding Collection

Sc21-14

Rosales (Pangasinan) to San Gabriel (Manila)
Dateline: Rosales, 31 July 1869



Triple Weight Rate
Manila - Star (6 August 1869) Receiving Circular Date Stamp

Nigel Gooding Collection


Uncancelled or Pen Cancelled Covers

Many of the provincial towns did not use cancellers, evident from many covers only tied with receiving cancels. In a few cases, both the source and destination towns did not apply a cancel thus the stamp remained un-cancelled or had a manuscript (pen) cancel applied.

 

Ref No.

Description (Click on Picture to Enlarge View)

Sc21-15

Dumaguete (Negros Oriental) to Cebu (Visayas)
Dateline: Dumaguete, 20 January 1865





Nigel Gooding Collection


Overseas Covers

Ref No.

Description (Click on Picture to Enlarge View)

Sc21-05

Manila to Bilbao (Spain)
3 September 1866



Single Weight Overseas Rate
(4 x 3-1/8c Stamps making up 12-4/8c Rate)

Soler y Llach Auctions - February 4, 1999 (Lot 93)

Sc21-06

Manila to Madrid (Spain)
20 September 1866



Single Weight Overseas Postage Rate
(4 x 3-1/8c Stamps making up 12-4/8c Rate)

Soler & Llach Auction - February 20, 1992 (Lot 3170)


Town Cancellations

Ref No.

Description (Click on Picture to Enlarge View)

Sc21-08

Iloilo to Manila
22 December 1865



Single Weight Domestic Rate
Oval Iloilo Departure Cancel and Manila - Star Receiving Circular Date Stamp

Soler & Llach Auction - February 20, 1992 (Lot 3168)

Soler y Llach Auctions - February 4, 1999 (Lot 90)


Printed Matter Circulars

The 3-1/8c stamp was issued to pay the Printed Matter Overseas Rate

Ref No.

Description (Click on Picture to Enlarge View)

Sc21-09

Manila to Bilbao (Spain)
9 May 1866



With Original Revista Mercantil Document Intact
Bilbao (7 June 1866) Receiving Backstamp

Zurich Asia Sales #13 - November 2, 2006 (Lot 573)

Sc21-10

Manila to Bilbao (Spain)
19 October 1866



With Original Revista Mercantil Document Intact
Bilbao (8 December 1866) Receiving Backstamp

Zurich Asia Sales #13 - November 2, 2006 (Lot 574)

Nigel Gooding Collection

Sc21-11

Manila to Bilbao (Spain)
19 October 1866



With Original Revista Mercantil Document Intact
Bilbao (29 June 1868) Receiving Backstamps

Afinsa Auctions - October 30, 2001 (Lot 4160)

Nigel Gooding Collection


Municipal Crown Cancels

Ref No.

Description (Click on Picture to Enlarge View)

Sc21-12

Dagupan (Pangasinan) to Rosales (Pangasinan)
Circa 1864



Single Weight Domestic Rate
With Dagupan / Prov de Pangasinan Municpal Crown Cancel

Graus Certificate

Soler y Llach Auction - February 20, 1992 (Lot 3167)

Afinsa Auctions - October 30, 2001 (Lot 415)

Christoph Gartner Auction - November 29, 2020 (Lot 5885D) [Starting Bid : Euros 1,600]

Sc21-13

Dagupan (Pangasinan) to Binondo (Manila)
June 1868



Single Weight Domestic Postage Rate
With Dagupan / Prov de Pangasinan Municpal Crown Cancel
Manila - Star (2 June 1868) Receiving Circular Date Stamp

Cherrystone Auction - September 8-9, 2004 (Lot 2464)


Combination Covers

Ref No.

Description (Click on Picture to Enlarge View)

Sc21-07



Refer Sc20-10

Zamboanga to San Gabriel (Manila)
20 March 1865



Quintuple Weight Domestic Rate
With Additional 3-1/8c issue of 1864 (Scott #21), Total of 15-5/8 Centimos Rate


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