Colombia



Catalog: Drummond OSD1

Date issued: Unknown, EKU December 22, 1950

Printing: Light blue

Perforation: 11 1/2

Inscription: "CORREOS DE COLOMBIA / CERRADO Y SELLADO / POR LA OFICINA DE REZAGOS" ("POST OFFICE OF COLOMBIA / CLOSED And SEALED / BY THE DEAD LETTER OFFICE") in fancy frame with coat of arms in middle with "SELLO" ("SEAL") at top and bottom

Control Number: "FORMA C-40" at bottom right inside frame

Description: Unclaimed 1950 domestic cover from Bucaramanga, Colombia to Barranquilla with single Colombian official seal affixed along left edge. Letter was incorrectly addressed and opened by the Dead Letter Office in Bogata to determine sender. Scarce seal on cover.

Courtesy of Jim Kotanchik by permission.

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