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Guatemala to Middleton, Ohio
October 6, 1933

1927 1c postal tax stamp (Scott RA2) and
1933 c commemorating 441st anniversary of Columbus' sailing from Palos, Spain (Scott 259).
Wavy flag tourist promotion cancel with 'Country of Eternal Spring' in four languages.

The typewritten Impresos signifies that the letter was being sent at the printed matter rate.


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