It is a truism that political considerations have affected every stamp issuing country, some more than others.
Eusebio Figueroa Oreamuno was born on May 18, 1827 in the city of Cartago, Costa Rica. He was closely connected with national politics up until the morning of August, 1883, when was killed in a duel.
The following was written by Charles S. Langstroth and first published in the “Philatelic Journal of Great Britain”, May 1936:
The set of lithographed postage stamps issued by Guatemala in 1886 affords an interesting study to the collectors who specialise in Central America, and there is still room for independent research which may lead to interesting discoveries.