Mourning cover franked with diagonally BISECTED 1882 50c green (SG 122a) tied by undated CORREOS DE VENEZUELA PUERTO CABELLO 'Star' cancel in black with straight line 'FRANCO' marking alongside. Addressed to FRANCE, taxed on arrival with small 'T' in triangle marking and added 1881 50c black 'Postage Due' issue (SG D289) tied by indistinct cds. Additional transit & arrival marks on reverse. Rare cover. 2021 Pedro Meri certificate accompanies.