Cuba 1838 - ISLAS DE BARLOVENTO.
Type 2 straightline handstamp applied in green on June 8, 1838 folded letter from La Habana to Santander, Asturias, Spain. Black "5R" due marking on front plus another numeral 1" also in black. This SFL is addressed to Don Francisco de la Vega and the one page commercial letter is intact.
Listed by Ginovart y Tizón as Type II (in use between 1782 and 1855) and given a rarity factor of RR (Muy Rara - Very Rare - Only 10 to 30 believed to exist) when applied in green