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CUBA 1849-50 - CARTERIA DE ALACRANES.Extremely rare straightline handstamp applied in blue on front of undated SFL (no contents) sent by the Governor of Alacranes to the Alcalde Mayor Primero de la Ciudad de Matanzas. 1½ Due rate also applied in blue on front. This mark was in use for only a short period of time, between 1849 and 1850. One of only a handful known. Listed in the Ginovart & Tizon Catalogue of the Postal Markings of Spain and Indies and classified as RRR (Rarisima) or Extremely Rare.