Lot 1534 PMexico, 1886, 1c blue green, plate proof, on white wove, security punch hole, Very Fine.
Scott No. 174aP Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1535Mexico, 1886, 3c-4c & 10c-12c lilac, blocks of 4, o.g., hinge remnants, all bright and fresh, 4c with s.e. at left and bottom, F.-V.F. overall.
Scott No. 176-177, 180-181 $410.
Lot 1536Mexico, 1890, 5c blue, tied by Mexico cds on 1889 cover addressed to Gen. M.G. Vallejo at Lachryma Montis in Sonoma, Cal., "Via El Paso" routing endorsement with partial transit backstamp; small tear in adhesive, otherwise Very Fine, ex Schimmer.
Scott No. 178a Estimate $200 - 300.
Lachryma Montis (Tears of the Mountain) was General Vallejo's country real in Sonoma. A mountain spring provided water for the house all year round.
Lot 1537 oMexico, 1886, 10c lilac, imperf, vertical pair, indistinct cancel, margins large to in at lower right, crease between stamps and small flaws, Fine appearance, scarce and unlisted in Scott.
Scott No. 180 var. Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1538 oMexico, 1887, 3c scarlet, perf 6 (Follansbee 172B, unpriced in used condition), top margin single, blue Ocochigo oval cancel (Schimmer "Not Seen Yet"), Very Fine and rare.
Scott No. 194C var. Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1539Mexico, 1887, 2c brownish carmine, ruled line, left margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh with rich color, Very Fine, choice in never hinged condition.
Scott No. 202 $240 for hinged singles.
Lot 1540Mexico, 1887, 5c blue, perf 6, ruled lines, block of 4, full o.g., strong color, natural s.e. at top, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 204 $200.
Lot 1541Mexico, 1890, 5c dull blue, tied by full strike of fancy Palizada cds on 1894 cover to New York City, Progresso transit cds and receiving backstamp, Very Fine and rare, ex Schimmer.
Scott No. 216a Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1542Mexico, 1890, 5c dull blue, s.e. at top, tied by "Manzanillo, Jul 2, 91" cds on corner card cover to San Francisco, Cal., manuscript "Via Ciudad Juarez" endorsement, various transit and receiving backstamps; cover with sides opened for display, Very Fine.
Scott No. 216a Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1543Mexico, 1890, 10c vermilion, 2 blocks of 4, one with "1" and other with "3" plate number at center, o.g., both with horizontal crease, 1 block with light even gum toning, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 218 Estimate $100 - 150.