Cuba 1835 - SFL from Havana to Madrid - Straightline DE YNDIAS Type 8 postmark
A SFL datelined La Habana, June 3, 1835 addressed to Ignacio Perez de Soto, the well-known Madrid merchant of the time. Straightline DE YNDIAS and 9R (Due) applied in red on front. Listed by Ginovart y Tizon as Type 8 and classified as ME (Muy escasa or Very scarce) meaning that only from 50 to 100 are believed to exist. SFL is intact including a page and a half commercial letter. Backstamped on arrival at Madrid on June (July?) 27, 1835. Very nice and scarce item.