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Sale 885 — The Dr. Robert LeBow Collection, Part 1: Foreign Countries

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 November, 2004

Category — Pre-Stamp Postal Markings by Country

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 885, Lot Number 2081, Pre-Stamp Postal Markings by Country1800's, Ecuador/Honduras, Spanish King Fernando VII Propaganda Handstamps, 1800's, Ecuador/Honduras, Spanish King Fernando VII Propaganda Handstamps1800's, Ecuador/Honduras, Spanish King Fernando VII Propaganda Handstamps. Two mostly complete folded covers, one to Guatemala with Tegucigalpa (Honduras) handstamp and "VIVA/F.VII" framed handstamp ("Long Live Fernando VII"), other from Riobamba (Ecuador) to Quito with red "V.VA.FDOVII/RIOBAMBA/FRANCA" framed handstamp, minor climatic toning, otherwise Very Fine, these Spanish Colonial markings in support of King Fernando VII were applied to mail during the period when Napoleon's armies occupied Spain (in 1808)

E. 400-500
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