Queen Isabella II Covers

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February 1, 1854

5-Cuartos

10-Cuartos

1-Real

2-Reales

2-Reales

Scott #5 / Edifil #4

5 Covers Recorded

 

Domestic (Interior) Covers

The 2-Reales stamp was issued to pay the Registration fee on mail. It was also used for heavier domestic mail with weight 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 (Click on Picture to Enlarge View)

Sc5-01

Manila to La Union
April 18??



On Partial Cover

Filatelia Hobby Auction - March 8-13, 1982

Sc5-02

Addressed to Binondo
Circa 1854



Graus Certificate

On Partial Cover
Addressed to Aguirre & Company

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

Antonio Cuesta Collection

Sc5-03

Addressed to Manila
12 March 1858



ex Burrus, Nestor Jacob, Boker

Official Envelope of the Royal Service
Vertical sheet margin pair (4-Reales) for a local rate of 4 to 4 ounces

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

Filatelia Hobby Auction - December 20, 1979

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

Ivy & Mader Auction - June 28-30, 1995 (Lot 4610) [Price Realized : $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 (Click on Picture to Enlarge View)

Sc5-04

Manila to Cadiz (Spain
Circa 1854



Ex Burrus

On Partial Cover

Antonio M Torres / Galeria Filatelica de Barcelona Auction - January 31, 1991 (Lot 87)

Afinsa Auctions - October 30, 1991 (Lot 372)

Soler y Llach Auction October 30, 2001

 

Registered (Interior) Cover

Ref No.

Description (Click on Picture to Enlarge View)

Sc5-05

 

(Also
Sc1-38)

Manila to Nueva Caceras (Camarines Sur)
20 February 1856



5-Cuartos (Single Weight Fee) 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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