Issued to honor Cuban Patriots, the five cents is in honor of General Antonio Maceo y Grajales. Only a total of 300 hundred specimens of this stamp were issued, which makes this an extremely rare specimen
SPECIMEN or MUESTRA, usually with a round hole or two, is a stamp or bank note with this legend is one of a few pieces that the printers sent to the Cuban goverment to obtain final approval to print the issue.
Cuban SPECIMEN stamp, 1910. Mint, NH, full gum.
Estampillas MUESTRA de correo cubana de 1910.
Sellos de correo cubano, nuevo, sin usar, con su goma original.