1st December 1865
imperf, no wmk, lithographed
|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 , 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".