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Guadeloupe Domestic Use
January 18, 1937

This local cover was sent in Saint Barthelemy.

Saint Barthelemy (Saint Barts) is a small island which is isolated from the rest of of the Guadeloupe.
Saint Barthelemey is located just southeast of Anguilla
at the north end of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean.
This separates it from the rest of Guadeloupe by about 230 km.

This cover is franked with stamps from the 1928-1940 pictorial series.
The 15c brown red and black portrays a sugar mill and 30c gray green
and yellow green shows the Saints Roadstead anchorage (Scott 102 and 105).

There are three strikes of the Saint Barthelemy CDS.


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