Lot 859Mexico, 1866, 7c lilac gray, San Luis Potosi, horizontal pair, in combination with 1866, 13c blue + 25c buff, cons 58-1866, all with ample to large margins, on 1866 folded letter to Celaya tied by San Luis Potosi cds's, Extremely Fine, a most remarkable rarity as probably no more than 5 tricolor covers are known; with 1998 Jaretzky and 2016 MEPSI certificates.
Scott No. 26-28 Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
A UNIQUE THREE-COLOR COMBINATION OF THE 1866 MAXIMILIAN ISSUE.
Lot 860 oMexico, 1866, 7c deep gray, San Luis Potosi, cons 58-1866, block of 4, San Luis Potosi town cancel, margins large to just shaving at upper left, rich color, couple creases, otherwise F.-V.F., an extremely rare used multiple (NF $800 for block); with 2016 MEPSI certificate.
Scott No. 26a Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 861Mexico, 1866, 13c blue, Toluca, vertical pair, cons 71-1866 sub 13-1866, tied by Villa del Valle circular handstamp (Schatzkes 1687) and Franco handstamp (1688A) on 1866 folded letter, Very Fine.
Scott No. 27 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 862Mexico, 1866, 25c buff, Queretaro, cons 03-1886 (error for 33-1866) sub 36, ample to large margins, tied by full strike of Valle de Santiago handstamp (Schatzkes 1340) on folded letter sheet to Guanajuato, matching "Franco" handstamp (1338A), Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 28 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 863Mexico, 1866, 25c buff, Zapotlan, cons 75-1866 sub 35, ample to large margins., tied by Zapotlan handstamp (Schatzkes 442) on folded letter sheet to Guadalajara; minor erosion in address panel, Very Fine, rare with the Zapotlan overprint.
Scott No. 28 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 864Mexico, 1866, 25c orange, Guanajuato, cons 4-1866 sub 9, ample to mostly large margins, tied by Yrapuato box handstamp (Schatzkes 498) with manuscript date below, on 1866 folded letter sheet to Leon, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 29 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 865Mexico, 1866, 25c orange, San Luis Potosi, cons 12-1866 sub 7, ample to large margins, canceled by manuscript Espiritu Santo postmark (1488C) on 1866 folded letter to Mexico, Very Fine and choice, a unique usage, this town was so small they did not have a handstamp; with 2000 MEPSI certificate.
Scott No. 29 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.