SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD - Cuba 1899 - Sc 223 - (EDIFIL US Admin. 25) on MILITARY STA. 13 - CIENFUEGOS cover.
A horizontal pair of the 2½c surcharge on 2c red stamp on a cover from Cienfuegos, Cuba to New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Stamps cancelled with a perfectl strike of a MILITARY STA. No. 13 - Mar. 1, (18)99 - CIENFUEGOS - CUBA - N.Y.P.O. duplex cds. . Backstamped on arrival with NEW ORLEANS, LA, RECD - MAR 5 - 10 PM - (18)99 cds. The cover has one small tear at the top, right over the "x" of the manuscript "Box" and two tears at the right margin. There is a larger tear on the backside involving the left side of the back flap and part of the back of the envelope, but not affecting the front.