Cuba 1892 - Sc. 144, 5c de Peso emerald, horizontal pair on advertising cover.
A horizontal pair of Scott 144 to pay for double weight rate on a beautiful 1892 commercial advertising cover. This cover features a very fancy and ornate corner card of "Mestre y Planas - Comisionistas en General - En la Jurisdicción de Remedios - Caibarien" addressed to New York, USA. Stamps cancelled with partial but identifiable CAIBARIEN cds. Cleanly opened at top when looking from the front but there is a small loss of paper at the top right corner of the back flap. Backstamped in transit at Havana with "CORREOS - HABANA - 8 JUN (18)92" and on arrival at New York with NEW YORK - JUN 11 - PAID ALL PO - F 92 spectacle cds.