GUATEMALA, 1871, 20c Rose (4).
Tied by large "1" barred numeral cancel with blue "Correos Guatemala Mar. 9, 1872" double-circle datestamp alongside on orange cover to Sheffield, England,
"Panama-Transit" circular datestamp where it entered the British mails and "1/6" rating handstamp, arrival backstamp
VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USE OF THE 20-CENTAVOS FIRST ISSUE ON COVER WHICH WENT THROUGH THE BRITISH MAILS. ONE OF ONLY NINE COVERS RECORDED.
With 1989 Holcombe and 2015 Moorhouse certificates.
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