Grenadine Confederation 1859

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  • Issue Date : 1859
  • Designed by :
  • Printed by : C. Martinez Printing Ltd, Bogota.
  • Print Process : Lithography
  • Perforations : none
  • Catalogue N°s Michel 1-5, Yvert 1-6, Scott 1-7

Marked Confed. Granadina * Correos Nacionales, the first issue of Colombia and Panama. Coat of arms. Small size: 17x21 mm. Background wavy lines (not to confuse with the 1860 issue).

Used stamps[edit]

10 c buff Blue oval BOG(OTÁ) FRA(NCA).
20 c blue, Blue oval BOGOTÁ.
Blue oval MEDELLIN FRANCA on a letter to France in 1859.


Multiples[edit]

3 values at CIPAQUIRA.

Unused[edit]

1 P rose
1 P rose on bluish paper, Sc8(*)

Pairs[edit]

2² green 6, oval SANTAMARTA FRANCA. Sold 900 SF in 1998.
From a strip of 6, red 0 cancel.
1 P carmine, oval at CALI (Debe crossed out). Sold 2,600 SF in 1998.

Covers[edit]

From a cover to La Mesa with 10 cent., orange-red, issue 1859, blue oval BOGOTA FRANCA. Sold 32,000 SF in 1993. Scott 4.
Oval SANTAMARTA FRANCA on a 10 c buff pair. Sold 21,000 SF in 1993.
Red oval SANTAMARTA FRANCA on 5 c & 20 c blue. Sold 24,000 SF in 1993.