Lot 416Mexico, 1864-66, ½r lilac (Guadalajara), two pairs, cons 24-1865 with cons 23-1865 error on right stamp in first pair, Zapotlan overprint, all sub. 23, tied by Franco en Zapotlan two-line postmarks (Schatzkes 441) on cover to Guadalajara, Very Fine, a rare multiple usage of the ½r Eagle issue.
Scott Nos. 20 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 417Mexico, 1864-66, 1r blue, half used as ½r, Queretaro, on piece with 3 giant margins, oily double lined box cancel of Apaseo (Schatzkes 1283), an incredibly rare bisect for the ½r rate, Follansbee lists only one circular also from Queretaro, unlisted on piece, Very Fine, only The Second Known Copy of This Bisect; with 2010 MEPSI certificate.
Scott Nos. 21c Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 418 ()Mexico, 1864-66, Eagle, 2r orange, Puebla, strip of four, cons 8-1865, sub 12, tied by Tepeaca oval cancels (Schatzkes 1239) on 1865 cover front to Huamantla, with additional strikes at corners, manuscript dated above stamps; scissor separations in margins at top and vertical file fold affecting left stamp, otherwise Very Fine, the only existing stamps from the subconsignment of 60 stamps; with 2011 MEPSI certificate.
Scott Nos. 23 Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
LESS THAN 20 KNOWN REGISTERED FRONTS IN THE ENTIRE ISSUE. A TRULY EXCEPTIONAL JEWEL OF THE ISSUE.
Lot 419Mexico, 1868, 12c black on green, Tabasco, perf'd, cons 38-68, no district overprint, complete sheet of 50, o.g., position 32 with "38-63" and position 50 with "39-68" consignment number errors, faults including sealed tears and some scuffing affecting a few stamps, Very Fine appearance, a rare and attractive multiple. Follansbee Nos. 63 $2,500 for normal singles.
Scott Nos. 53 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 420 oMexico, 1868, 100c Brown on Brownish, Printed on Both Sides, Acapulco, perf'd, 25-68, no district name, Acapulco oval cancel (Schatzkes 4), 4mm scissor cut at left, otherwise Very Fine, only the 100c brown on brown is recorded printed on both sides; with 2002 MEPSI certificate.
Scott Nos. 57a; $1,000 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 421 /()Mexico, 1868, Hidalgo (thin figures, imperf), 6c black on buff, set in issue colors (Heath & Stout refer to them as essays), with additional 100c without period (7 proofs), 6c with o.g., others no gum, all with full margins, Very Fine, a very scarce set of proofs.
Scott Nos. 58P-64P Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 422 oMexico, 1868, 12c black on buff, color error, Ures, imperf, cons 31-71, oval cancel, clear to large margins, Very Fine and scarce; with 1998 MEPSI certificate.
Scott Nos. 59c Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 423Mexico, 1868, 50c black on yellow, half used as 25c, Durango, imperf, left half of stamp tied by Cuencame circular handstamp (Schatzkes 250) on fresh 1872 folded letter sheet to Durango, Extremely Fine, a choice bisect usage from Cuencame; with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott Nos. 62c Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 424 oMexico, 1868, 100c black on orange brown, Corrected Denomination, Guanajuato, imperf, cons. 6-69, showing the characteristics of the 6c transfer type 6 and on paper similar to the paper normally used for the 6 centavos value, Guanajuato September town cancels (Schatzkes 477), ample to large margins, Very Fine, the Unique Discovery Example of This Corrected Denomination Variety, illustrated in Follansbee A Catalogue of the Stamps of Mexico 1856-1910; with 1997 MEPSI certificate.
Scott Nos. 64 var. Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
This variety was discovered by Doug Stout, which is an apparent error occurring in a 100 centavos stone when a 6 centavos transfer was entered and later corrected.
Lot 425 oMexico, 1868, 50c blue on light pink, Color Error, Queretaro, perf'd, cons 12-68, Allende cancel (Schatzkes 1277A - 200 points), Very Fine, an exceedingly rare error of color and only appears on thick figure stamps with the 1869 overprint, This Being the Only Copy Recorded and Used From Any Sub-Office; with 1992 MEPSI certificate.
Scott Nos. 69b Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.