Lot 2618 SMexico, 1899 "Coleccion de Timbres Postales de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, Emisiones de 1895 Y de 1899". Specimen book, pages and binding loose and many items taken off pages or pages missing, still includes 32 Mulitas postal entires, 1c-50c Officials and six 1899 issues; still a scarce group of specimens from this rare official archival book, F.-V.F (no photo).
Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 2619 PMexico, 1899, 1c-5p definitives complete, die proofs. On thin card (38x41mm to 59x56mm), 10c & 15c-1p values with Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co. imprint at bottom, Very Fine.
Scott No. 294P-303P Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2620 SMexico, 1899 & 1903 definitives complete, "Muestra" overprint. Full o.g., Very Fine.
Scott No. 294S-309S Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2621 PMexico, 1899, 1c-5p definitives complete, proofs. Perforated and gummed with rhombus security perfins, Very Fine.
Scott No. 294P-303P Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 2622 PMexico, 1899, 1c-2c definitive issue, perforation trials. Three 1c issues in green, red and purple, on gummed thin wove, 1c purple perf 14, othersi with 14½ perfs, 2c left margin block of 4 on gummed wove with 14¼ perfs, Very Fine.
Scott No. 294-295var Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2623 PMexico, 1899, 1c-5p definitive issue complete, trial color proofs. On wove with small hole perfin "Specimen" at bottom, includes 1903, 4c in blue & 10c in issued color, two 50c and three 1p denominations in different colors, large even margins, all with rich color, Extremely Fine, a choice and rare specimen set.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2624 EMexico, 1899 definitive issue, workbook proof and essays. 5 different on india, mounted on Bradbury, Wilkerson & Co. workbook page, include 1c proof, 50c trial color and 10c, 15c & 20c essays, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2625 EMexico, 1899 definitive issue, workbook proof and essays. 5 different on india, mounted on Bradbury, Wilkerson & Co. workbook page, include 1c-5c trial color proofs & 50c vignette essay, 2c with small nick in top left corner, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2626Mexico, 1899, 1c green. Tied by "Torreon, Coal., 14 Set, 03" duplex postmark on "El Iniciadoa" newspaper addressed to Zacatecas, paying the 3rd class rate for up to 100 grams, Very Fine, very scarce.
Scott No. 294 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2627Mexico, 1899, 1p-20p definitive issues. All tied by blue "Triunfo. Chis., 6 Nov, 1899" oval date stamps on oversized registered cover to Leipzig, Germany, registry etiquette and receiving backstamp, including original 1899 postal announcement of the 1899 issues being valid from November 1; light cover tone spots and edge wear, F.-V.F., the earliest recorded usage of the 1899 Eagle issue.
Scott No. 294-300 Estimate $250 - 350.