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Rápido Magdalena


This company, ”RAPIDO MAGDALENA”, owned by Nieto & Jimenez, also shown as Antonio Nieto & Cia., was operating in 1928-1929 with a daily service between BOGOTA and the Pacific coast, normally in conjunction with EXPRESO TOBON. It claimed a service of 2 days between Bogota and Cali. No stamps were issued, only handstamps and cachets were used to identify this service, in addition, an advertisment sticker and round label have been found.


Postmark and cachet used by this company



A advertisement label used on reverse of covers.


A round advertisement/luggage label, similar then the one used by TOBON


Front of cover on the the above shown round red label is affixed.


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