Lot 872Mexico, 1868, 12c black on green, Tabasco, cons 38-68, without district name, complete sheet of 50, full o.g., some central facial thins affecting six stamps, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce as sheet.
Scott No. 53 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 873Mexico, 1868, 50c black on yellow, Tixtla Guerrero, cons 32-68, tied by Yguala straight line postmark (Schatzkes 1641) on 1869 folded letter to Madrid, Spain, sent via La Habana with red "8.R" due handstamp applied in Spain, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a rare consignment with only 250 stamps sent, ex-Rosenthal.
Scott No. 55 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 874 ()Mexico, 1868, 100c black on brown, Guanajuato, cons 6-69, in combination with 1868, 50¢ black on yellow, Guanajuato, cons 6-68 on judicial front to Salamanca, tied by neat Irapuato boxed handstamp (Schatzkes 496), official eagle cachet handstamp at left, Very Fine, a wonderful exhibition item, ex-Stout; with 2010 MEPSI certificate.
Scott No. 56+55 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 875Mexico, 1868, 100c black on brown, Puebla, vertical pair and single, cons 4-68, in combination with 1868, 100c black on brown, Mexico 1-70 + 50c black on yellow, Puebla 4-70 + 25c blue on light pink, Cuernavaca 24-70, on legal size cover to Cholula, all tied by Puebla cds's (Schatzkes 1165) with strikes along folds on reverse, brown criminal court oval cachet handstamp at left, Very Fine, a unique and interesting 3-color high franking cover bearing stamps from three different districts; with 1983 Jaretzky and 1998 MEPSI certificates.
Scott No. 56 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 876 oMexico, 1868, 100c brown on brown, Queretaro, cons 12-68, Salamanca oval cancel (Schatzkes 1331), Very Fine, 800 sent (NF $600); with 2002 MEPSI certificate.
Scott No. 57 Estimate $350 - 500.
Lot 877 oMexico, 1868, 100c brown on brown, Tulancingo, cons 15-68, without district overprint, faint cancel, Very Fine, rare with only 50 sent (NF $700); with 2005 MEPSI certificate.
Scott No. 57 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 878 ()Mexico, 1868, 100c brown on brown, printed on both sides, Acapulco, cons 25-68, without district overprint, without gum, Fine, only the 100c brown on brown is recorded printed on both sides.
Scott No. 57a $1,200.