Resources found in the Smithsonian National Postal Museum Library are:

  • Dull, C.L. 1937. “The Early Stamps of Venezuela,” The American Philatelist, Vol. 50(4): 170-180.
  • Hall, T.W. and L. W. Fulcher, 1924. The Postage Stamps of Venezuela, William Brendon & Son, Ltd., The Mayflower Press, Plymouth, England. HE6185 V4H18 1924.
  • Melville, F.J., 1915, Local Postage Stamps, Philatelic Institute Papers No. 13, The Philatelic Institute, London. HE6239 .L6M53
  • Ringstrom, S. and H.E. Tester. 1976, The Private Ship Letter Stamps of the World, Part 1, The Caribbean.
  • No place of publication (but Trellborg). HE6233 .R56 1976.
  • The World Postal Stationery Catalogue, “Section 19: 1st ed. 1971 - Vatican City to Zululand” edited by Edward G. Fladung, Higgins & Gage, Inc; Huntington Beach, Calif. 1971, 1-3. HE6184 .S73W67 1966X.
  • Turner, S.R. 1914. The Waterlow Printing of the Paquete Local of La Guairá, 1864 - 1870. England (?): S.R. Turner. HE6185.V4 T87 1914
  • Turner, S.R. 1920. The Local Printing of the Waterlow designs of the Paquete Stamps of La Guairá, 1864 - 1868. England (?): S.R. Turner. HE6185.V4 T87l 1920
  • Between 1949 and 1957 C.W. Wickersham published over 21 articles on the early stamps of Venezuela including the La Guairá Local Post in The Collectors Club Philatelist.