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Honduras

1st December 1865

Central America 5

hond1
hond2
  Honduras Sc1 Sc2  

imperf, no wmk, lithographed

Description   Scott# SG# Mi# Y&T#  
2 reales black, green   1 1   1  
2r black, pink   2 2   2  

Honduras formed a part of Mexico before independence in 1838. To summarise Mackay [1], Honduras prepared stamps for use in 1865 but it is "unlikely that they were put to use … until 1877". He adds, "[e]xamples of the [first issues] rank amongst the cheapest and most plentiful of all classical issues".