Cuba 1896 - Sc 146 - (EDIFIL 149) 5c blue stamp of 1896 on beautiful cover to Washington, D.C.
Preprinted corner card of the United State Consulate at: and manuscript Santiago de Cuba. Addressed to the Hon. Postmaster General, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Dead Letter Office - Stamp cancelled with SANTIAGO DE CUBA - (4) - 11 JUL (18)96 circular date stamp applied in black - This cds was also applied a second time at the lower margin of the envelope. Backstamped in transit at Havana and New York and on arrival at WASHINGTON, D.C. - JUL 20, 7 PM - 96 - Neatly open at top. This envelope was manufactured with a very thick, light blue paper that feels like card stock. In great condition overall.