Nicaragua - Briefe 1863
Katalog Scott 2
Nicaragua, 1863 (26 Junio) cover from Rivas to Grenada franked with 1862 5c black with small red crayon cancel. Very fine. Scott 2
ONLY FOUR FIRST ISSUE COVERS ARE KNOWN, THIS ONE IS THE EARLIEST RECORDED USAGE OF A NICARAGUA POSTAGE STAMP !
A MAJOR RARITY OF NICARAGUA PHILATELY.
Another First Issue cover from the Molfino correspondance was part of the famous Dr. Arthur K.M. Woo collection (as well as Nathan collection).
See: "The Mainsheet" November 1998 P.13 were the three other First Issue covers are described (the second earliest cover is from 19.4.1864).
Certificate: Brian Moorhouse and confirmed genuine by Eduard Heinze (1863-1934, german Consul at Managua 1900-05)
(Postgeschichte, Post History, Philatelie)
verkauft / sold