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Expreso Caribe


So far I know nothing about this service which apparently operated in and about Barranquilla for Cartagena, if one can judge by it's name.


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Newspaper clipping from "El Tiempo", 4. May 1931


Again, judging by it's design it was an express parcels service yet the 'label' calls itself an Estambilla - i.e. a stamp- and as for a mere 5 centavos which could securely be for anything heavier or more bulky then a letter. On the other hand it's dimensions seem a little large for a letter.


Below are 2 of the 3-4 stamps out of them 1 defective) known.


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