5c Surcharges

The "5 cent." overprint appeared in three spacings, Narrrow, Wide and Superwide. All were placed on the 2c red Sierra of both varieties, normal and S or slanted.

5cent narrow logo 5cent narrow cheatsheet 5c narrow


5c wide logo 5c narrow


5c narrow wide block


5 cent superwide logo 5c narrow


5c super wide


Cancels

5c super wide

block
Above is a cover with a block of four stamps with 5 centavo Narrow surcharges. The top pair is slanted from row four. The bottom pair is from row five. It is an OCX cover with BH81A cancel and L post marks.

triple cover
This registered OCX cover was mailed from SPS in August, 1914. Here the 5 cent. surcharge is Wide with a BH81A cancel.

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 prices 1913 Anderson Catalog of Classic Honduras.
Honduras Report by Richard Washburn from The Oxcart, winter 1992.
Honduras Report by Richard Washburn from The Oxcart, spring 1995.
Riehl Collection.
6/2023