Queen Isabella II Covers

February 1, 1854

2-Reales

Scott #5 / Edifil #4

5 Covers Recorded

 

Domestic (Interior) Covers

The 2-Reales was stamp was issued to pay the Registration fee on mail. It was also used for heavier domestic mail with weight greater of between two ounces and two-and-a-half ounces, with an extra 10-Cuartos charged for every half ounce or part of half ounce thereafter.

 

Ref No.

Description

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Sc5-01

MANILA TO LA UNION

Circa 1854

On Partial Cover

Filatelia Hobby Auction
Mar 8-13, 1982

Sc5-02

ADDRESSED TO BINONDO

Circa 1854

On Partial Cover
Addressed to Aguirre & Co

Soler y Llach Auction
Nov 6-8, 1990 (Lot 3288)

Graus Certificate

Antonio Cuesta Collection

Sc5-3

ADDRESSED TO MANILA

12 March 1858

Official Envelope of the Royal Service

Vertical sheet margin pair (4-Reales)
for a local rate of 4 to 4 ounces

Tied with Circular Dotted Cancellations,
Small Baeza CDS and Official Seal

Ex Burrus, Boker and
Nestor. Jacob Collections

Robson Lowe Ltd (Burrus) Auction
May 5, 1964 (Lot 310)

Filatelia Hobby Auction
Dec 20, 1979

Soler & Llach Auction
Feb 20, 1992 (Lot 3105)
[Price Realized : 9,500,000 Pesetas]

Ivy & Mader Auction
June 28 to 30, 1995 (Lot 4610)
[Price Realized : US$72,500]

Antonio Cuesta Collection

 

Overseas Cover to Spain

The 2-Reales was also used to pay the double weight overseas postage rate to Spain from June 1, 1855.

 

Ref No.

Description

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Sc5-04

MANILA TO CADIZ

Circa 1854

On Partial Cover

Ex Burrus

Antonio M Torres Auction
Jan 31, 1991 (Lot 87)

Afinsa Auctions
Oct 30, 1991 (Lot 372)

 

 

Registered (Interior) Cover

Sc5-05

 

Also
Sc1-38

MANILA TO NUEVA CACERAS
(CAMARINES SUR)

20 February 1856

Single Weight Registered Interior
Postage Rate

5-Cuartos and 2-Reales (Registration Fee)
Tied with Circular Dotted Cancel and Large Baeza Circular Date Stamp

Only Known Combination Cover

Antonio Cuesta Collection

 

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