Dr. Hugo Goeggel documents in great detail the different printings, printing plates and settings, the positions of individual stamps on the sheet, the use of postage stamps on letters. The different postage rates are also explained and the postmarks of various post offices on the postage stamps of the first issue of Ecuador are presented in detail. During his long career as a collector it has been possible for Dr. Hugo Goeggel to acquire almost all the major items in the philately of Ecuador for his collection. Among these are the unique half sheet of the first printing of the Medio Real blue, the largest known blocks on cover, overseas frankings and mixed frankings of different values. Also the only known registered letter of the first issue of Ecuador.
144 pages, of which 116 are full-colour plates showing pages from the collection, hardbound with dust jacket, bilingual in English and German