Cayes of Belize stamps

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Belize is a small nation on the eastern coast of Central America, on the Caribbean Sea bordering Mexico to the northwest and Guatemala to the west and south. Belize was a British colony, known as British Honduras until 1973. It became independent in 1981.

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Scott: #8aO

Cayes of Belize bklt pane

Issued: 5.11.1984

 Inside #8a: British Honduras unlisted Cuthbert Brothers Cayes service stamp 1895

Cayes of Belize bklt cover

Luo worte: Cayes of Belize. Sc #8a, First Definitive Stamps prestige booklet, issued May 30, 1984. 4 panes with various Cayes stamps and one SoS

On booklet pane 1 with $3.00 stamp, the margin background is an enlarged photo of the Cuthbert Brothers Cayes Service letter of 1895 shown on Cayes of Belize #18, issued later on November 5th.

Only about a dozen such covers exist, and that same exact cover sold for $3000.00 +18% buyer's premium in a December, 2018 Siegel auction.


Cayes of belize #18-21a

Scott: #18-21O

Issued: 5.11.1984

90th Anniversary, Cayes of Belize Stamps

 Inside #18: British Honduras unlisted cuthbert bros. Cayes service stamp 1885

#133 Inside #21: British Honduras #133O


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